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  • Pioneering Proteomics Researcher and Entrepreneur Receives the NovaUCD 2018 Innovation Award The NovaUCD 2018 Innovation Award has been presented to University College Dublin’s (UCD) Professor Stephen Pennington (pictured), a global leader in proteomics (the study of proteins) research and innovation. The Award was presented to him in recognition of his commitment and success in protein biomarker research, undertaken during the last 15-years at the UCD School [...]...
  • National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 – Thursday, January 17th – Citywest Hotel, Dublin Approximately 3,000 people from all over Ireland are expected to visit the 2019 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition at the Citywest Hotel, Dublin on Thursday, January 17th, making the event the largest gathering of the manufacturing and supply chain community in the country. Now in its sixth year, the National Manufacturing and Supply [...]...
  • DIT Launches New MSc in Transport and Mobility Over 250 million journeys were taken by passengers on Irish public transport services in 2017, and with the population set to increase, this number is likely to continue growing in the coming years. Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) has launched Ireland’s first ever MSc programme in Transport and Mobility designed to equip graduates with the knowledge [...]...
  • Swedencare Expanding Operations in Ireland Swedencare AB, which acquired the Nutri-Science brand, product range and manufacturing facility in Waterford in November 2016, has moved into new, larger premises, which was purchased earlier this year, in the city which it has redeveloped to more than double its capacity and secure and expand its workforce presence in Waterford. NutriScience was originally an Irish [...]...
  • PREM Group Acquires Majority Stake in Rate Wise International hotel and hospitality management company PREM Group has taken a significant equity stake in Rate Wise. Rate Wise was originally founded in Dublin by software developer Niall O’Meara and quickly became a leading rate management tool working with 76 hotel and serviced apartment clients across 9 countries including Ireland, the UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Hong [...]...

Pioneering Proteomics Researcher and Entrepreneur Receives the NovaUCD 2018 Innovation Award

  Pioneering Proteomics Researcher and Entrepreneur Receives the NovaUCD 2018 Innovation Award

The NovaUCD 2018 Innovation Award has been presented to University College Dublin’s (UCD) Professor Stephen Pennington (pictured), a global leader in proteomics (the study of proteins) research and innovation. The Award was presented to him in recognition of his commitment and success in protein biomarker research, undertaken during the last 15-years at the UCD School […]

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 – Thursday, January 17th – Citywest Hotel, Dublin

  National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 – Thursday, January 17th – Citywest Hotel, Dublin

Approximately 3,000 people from all over Ireland are expected to visit the 2019 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition at the Citywest Hotel, Dublin on Thursday, January 17th, making the event the largest gathering of the manufacturing and supply chain community in the country.
Now in its sixth year, the National Manufacturing and Supply […]

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DIT Launches New MSc in Transport and Mobility

  DIT Launches New MSc in Transport and Mobility

Over 250 million journeys were taken by passengers on Irish public transport services in 2017, and with the population set to increase, this number is likely to continue growing in the coming years. Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) has launched Ireland’s first ever MSc programme in Transport and Mobility designed to equip graduates with the knowledge […]

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Swedencare Expanding Operations in Ireland

  Swedencare Expanding Operations in Ireland

Swedencare AB, which acquired the Nutri-Science brand, product range and manufacturing facility in Waterford in November 2016, has moved into new, larger premises, which was purchased earlier this year, in the city which it has redeveloped to more than double its capacity and secure and expand its workforce presence in Waterford.

NutriScience was originally an Irish […]

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PREM Group Acquires Majority Stake in Rate Wise

  PREM Group Acquires Majority Stake in Rate Wise

International hotel and hospitality management company PREM Group has taken a significant equity stake in Rate Wise. Rate Wise was originally founded in Dublin by software developer Niall O’Meara and quickly became a leading rate management tool working with 76 hotel and serviced apartment clients across 9 countries including Ireland, the UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Hong […]

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IDA Ireland Launches ‘The Landing Space’ in Sligo

  IDA Ireland Launches ‘The Landing Space’ in Sligo

IDA Ireland, in partnership with IT Sligo and Sligo County Council, have officially opened a new fast landing property solution. The establishment of IDA Ireland’s first fast landing service at Embankment House, Sligo, to be known as ‘The Landing Space’, will provide an open plan, turnkey collaborative working environment for companies who wish to quickly […]

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Imperva Chooses Northern Ireland For New Technology Hub

  Imperva Chooses Northern Ireland For New Technology Hub

Imperva, a leading global provider of best-in-class cybersecurity solutions, is expanding its operations with a new office in Belfast, creating 220 new jobs. Imperva solutions use data, analytics, best-of-breed software, and its community’s expertise to deliver simple, effective and enduring protection for its customers, on-premises, in the cloud and across hybrid environments.  The company aims […]

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94% of CIOs Dedicating Up to Half Their Time on Innovation

  94% of CIOs Dedicating Up to Half Their Time on Innovation

Logicalis Ireland, the IT solutions and managed services provider, has announced the results of a survey which shows that 94% of CIOs spend between 10% and 50% of their time on innovation and other related activities. The research, conducted in October and involving 840 IT leaders from Ireland and across the globe, reveals that there has […]

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€29 Million in Government Funding Through the Regional Enterprise Development Fund

  €29 Million in Government Funding Through the Regional Enterprise Development Fund

The Government has announced the results of the second round of the Regional Enterprise Development Fund, an open national competitive call to support regional projects, delivered for the Government through Enterprise Ireland. Twenty-one successful applicants representing all regions of the country have secured just over €29 million for their projects in the second call for proposals […]

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Changing Banking Culture in Ireland

  Changing Banking Culture in Ireland

The Irish Banking Culture Board (IBCB) Establishment Office has announced that Justice John Hedigan has been appointed to the role of Chairman of the new independent IBCB. The Board is an initiative of the banking industry which is aiming to rebuild trust in the sector and embed a customer-first culture.
The appointment follows a competitive process led […]

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Accela Expands Operations in Ireland

  Accela Expands Operations in Ireland

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based productivity solutions for government, has announced the opening of its Dublin office and plans to double the company’s current Ireland workforce. With support by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland, Accela plans to onboard nearly 30 staff to grow its world-class research and development team focused on modernizing government […]

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Fáilte Ireland Calls For Investment in Hotels Across Key Cities

  Fáilte Ireland Calls For Investment in Hotels Across Key Cities

Fáilte Ireland has highlighted major investment opportunities in hotel stock in key cities. Its latest report on the current and future availability of accommodation shows that there is significant opportunity in Kilkenny for further bed capacity, while Galway also has scope for greater accommodation supply, following strong year-on-year growth in the number of overseas tourists […]

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Northern Ireland Business Expenditure in R&D Continues to Rise

  Northern Ireland Business Expenditure in R&D Continues to Rise

The 2017 Research and Development Statistical Bulletin on R&D expenditure by businesses in Northern Ireland shows a 4 per cent rise on 2016, and 20 per cent on five years ago. The report also shows an increase in the number of businesses investing in R&D, which has risen to 900 companies [1].
Welcoming the positive figures released […]

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FastHouse Delivers 466 Holiday Lodges at New Center Parcs

  FastHouse Delivers 466 Holiday Lodges at New Center Parcs

Leading rapid-build home manufacturer FastHouse has announced the completion of its contract to provide and erect the timber frames for 466 lodges at the highly anticipated Center Parcs in Longford in under nine months. This comes as FastHouse confirms significant investment to bring its full range of services to the Irish house building market. In […]

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21st Operational Irish Whiskey Distillery Opens

  21st Operational Irish Whiskey Distillery Opens

Blackwater Distillery has become the 21st operational Irish whiskey distillery on the island of Ireland. The new distillery at Ballyduff, near Lismore in County Waterford, recently commenced Irish whiskey distillation.
The distillery’s three stills have travelled more than 2,300 km from Siena, Italy, where they were manufactured by leading distillation technology company Frilli. The distillery will produce […]

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IGD Predicts Five Trends Set to Shape Retail in 2019

  IGD Predicts Five Trends Set to Shape Retail in 2019

Innovative advances in technology, coupled with seamless in-store shopping experiences, are among the IGD’s top predictions for 2019’s global retail trends:

Data, and particularly customer data, will offer more personalised shopping
Sustainability concerns will change the way retailers do business
Stores will offer more seamless shopping experiences
Healthy eating and wellness will grow in popularity
Shopping opportunities will increasingly be […]

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Actavo Scoops Top Irish Customer Experience Award

  Actavo Scoops Top Irish Customer Experience Award

Actavo, a leading international engineering solutions company, has scooped the top ‘2018 CX Champion’ award at the Irish CX Impact Awards last week. It was selected from thirteen category winners to receive the overall winner award. Actavo also triumphed in winning the category for ‘CX Impact in Speciality’ which recognises best-in-class customer experience delivery.
The CX […]

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SEAI Calls on Business Leaders to Invest in Energy Efficiency

  SEAI Calls on Business Leaders to Invest in Energy Efficiency

Ireland’s largest energy users saved €14.5 million in energy costs last year, that is according to the annual review released by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). The review shows that the reduction in carbon emissions achieved is equivalent to taking almost 30,000 petrol or diesel cars off Ireland’s roads.
This review presents the energy […]

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New Food Collaboration Aims to Make Plastic Packaging More Sustainable

  New Food Collaboration Aims to Make Plastic Packaging More Sustainable

Nine of Ireland’s leading agricultural processing and food businesses have come together to make the plastic packaging in their respective supply chains more sustainable. Plastics Action Alliance is the new collaboration that includes market leaders from Ireland’s beef, poultry, pork, lamb, fruit, vegetables and packed salad sectors. Aidan Cotter, former CEO of Bord Bia, will […]

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Dublin Fintech Firm Announces Strategic Partnership With 20 New Jobs

  Dublin Fintech Firm Announces Strategic Partnership With 20 New Jobs

Quaternion Risk Management, a leading Irish risk analytics firm, supported by Enterprise Ireland, and AcadiaSoft Inc, the leading industry provider of global margin and collateral automation solutions, have announced the formation of a strategic partnership. Quaternion Risk Management will create 20 new jobs as a result of this partnership and through investment by Enterprise Ireland.
AcadiaSoft […]

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New Venture Developing a Liquid-based 3D Bioprinting Technology Wins UCD’s 2018 Start-up of the Year Award

  New Venture Developing a Liquid-based 3D Bioprinting Technology Wins UCD’s 2018 Start-up of the Year Award

Naiad, an emerging life sciences venture, has won University College Dublin’s (UCD) 2018 Start-Up of the Year Award. Naiad won the Award, and a €32,000 prize fund, after being declared overall winner of the 2018 UCD VentureLaunch Accelerator Programme.
Naiad is developing a novel liquid-based 3D bioprinting technology that helps researchers fabricate highly-reproducible 3D tissue models […]

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Survey Finds 68% of Irish CEOs Have Started to Mitigate Against Potential Impact of Brexit

  Survey Finds 68% of Irish CEOs Have Started to Mitigate Against Potential Impact of Brexit

Almost seven in ten (68%) Irish CEOs have said they have acted to mitigate against the potential impact of Brexit, according to a survey of Irish business leaders by Deloitte and Enterprise Ireland. The main areas of mitigation action included scenario planning, changes to supply chain and engaging with government and other agencies.
95% of Irish […]

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Launch of the Inaugural Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards 2019

  Launch of the Inaugural Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards 2019

Manufacturing excellence, teamwork and professionalism are set to be celebrated and acknowledged at the upcoming IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards 2019. The event, which was officially launched in Dublin recently, will showcase exceptional achievement, teamwork and innovation in Irish manufacturing industry. Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) is an independent not-for-profit Research Organisation, funded under the Enterprise […]

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Healthcare Seating Manufacturer Motions Towards International Growth

  Healthcare Seating Manufacturer Motions Towards International Growth

Limavady-based Seating Matters is investing in a range of measures to grow export sales of its chairs across European and US markets. The family business works with leading healthcare organisations around the world and hopes to build on its recent supplier listing within the network of Veterans Hospitals in the USA.
Eight new jobs will be […]

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Grocery Shoppers Cross the Border to Spend €65 Million

  Grocery Shoppers Cross the Border to Spend €65 Million

As Brexit continues to dominate the headlines, debate rages on about the implications of a hard border in Ireland. The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel show the value of cross-border trade is at its highest level for five years.  Over the 12 months to 4 November 2018, shoppers from the Republic of […]

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Major Shift in Irish Housing Construction Needed to Safeguard Future Sustainability of the Sector

  Major Shift in Irish Housing Construction Needed to Safeguard Future Sustainability of the Sector

A major shift in Irish construction practices is urgently required to safeguard the sustainability of the sector into the future, according to Guaranteed Irish, the not-for-profit business membership organisation championing 500+ homegrown and international businesses in Ireland. Guaranteed Irish recently hosted a roundtable discussion with members and other key decision-makers in the Irish construction, manufacturing, […]

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ABP Successful at Prestigious UK Industry Awards

  ABP Successful at Prestigious UK Industry Awards

The UK Division of ABP has been named Company of the Year at the 2018 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards, which has taken place in London. The awards celebrate and recognise quality and excellence in the UK food and drink manufacturing market. ABP UK was praised by the judging panel, led by Iain Ferguson, Chairman of […]

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GLS Ireland Opens New Depot in Cork

  GLS Ireland Opens New Depot in Cork

GLS Ireland has commenced operations at a new depot in Cork. The move to a newly built site triples capacity. With this step, the parcel service provider is preparing for further growth.
The depot is strategically located in Blarney Business Park, 16 kilometres from the previous location. That means it is centrally positioned within Ireland’s second-strongest […]

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OSSM Puts €300,000 Deal With Respa to Bed

  OSSM Puts €300,000 Deal With Respa to Bed

OSSM Cloud Solutions the Dublin-based ERP software provider, has announced a €300,000 deal with Respa Beds. OSSM Cloud installed and customised an Oracle NetSuite ERP solution for Respa Beds that will streamline ordering, manufacturing and delivery processes and enable the company meet their growth plans for the future.
In business for over 70 years, the family-owned […]

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ApisProtect Receives €1.5 Million Investment Boost

  ApisProtect Receives €1.5 Million Investment Boost

ApisProtect, an Irish agtech innovator using the Internet of Things (IoT) to monitor honey bee colonies, has announced the close of a €1.5 million seed round of financing led by top-tier international venture capital investors Finistere Ventures and Atlantic Bridge Capital. Radicle Growth, the Yield Lab and Enterprise Ireland also participated in the investment round.
ApisProtect will use the investment to aggressively accelerate international expansion, opening […]

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