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Irish researcher leads €4.9m project to halve CO2 footprint of carbon fibre production

    Irish researcher leads €4.9m project to halve CO2 footprint of carbon fibre production

Researchers from across Europe, led by University of Limerick (UL), have begun a project to produce carbon fibre from forestry by-products. Carbon fibre is a reinforcement which when added to

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Dawn Farms to Invest €25 Million in Research, Creating 150 Jobs

    Dawn Farms to Invest €25 Million in Research, Creating 150 Jobs

Meat ingredient supplier Dawn Farms announced plans to create 150 new jobs over the next five years. The investment by Dawn Farms which will amount to over €25m over the

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What Needs to Change in Ireland if we Want to be a Real Global Leader in R&D

    What Needs to Change in Ireland if we Want to be a Real Global Leader in R&D

Post written by Ian Collins, Partner at EY Ireland. Previously published on Fora.ie The burden for small firms investing in research should be lifted. Ireland’s tax regime already ranks among the best

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The Benefits of R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box for the Construction Sector

    The Benefits of R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box for the Construction Sector

Post provided by Mazars. From building technologies and enhanced decision-making systems, the advances in both digital technology and connectivity with established engineering systems and principles has created the much needed

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Accenture Launches R&D Hub ‘The Dock’, Announces 300 Jobs

    Accenture Launches R&D Hub ‘The Dock’, Announces 300 Jobs

Accenture announced on Friday plans to hire more than 300 technology and design professionals in Ireland this year. This includes 100 new roles at The Dock, the company’s multi-disciplinary research

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Government Invested €761 Million in Research & Development in 2016

    Government Invested €761 Million in Research & Development in 2016

The latest report on Government investment in research and development (R&D),  published by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on Thursday, shows that the Irish government allocated €761 Million for

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Government to Grant More Than €28m for Agri-Food, Marine and Forest Research

    Government to Grant More Than €28m for Agri-Food, Marine and Forest Research

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, announced on Thursday awards of over €28 million for collaborative inter-institutional research projects under the Department’s competitive research funding programmes.

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Most CFOs Confident About Economic Prospects – PwC

    Most CFOs Confident About Economic Prospects – PwC

Eight out of ten CFOs were confident about prospects for the economy in the year ahead, according to a survey executed in Summer 2016 by PwC. The survey report, released

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During Euro Crisis, Finance Costs Increased Disproportionately for Small Enterprises

A research technical paper published by the Central Bank of Ireland on Monday, shows that the cost of bank finance “increased disproportionately for smaller enterprises” during the euro crisis. The

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EpiCor Therapeutics wins UCD Start-up of the Year Award

    EpiCor Therapeutics wins UCD Start-up of the Year Award

Biotech start-up EpiCor Therapeutics won the UCD Start-Up of the Year Award 2016 on Thursday, November 17. It received a €20,000 prize as part of the overall winner award of

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Record Number of Collaborative Agreements Signed Between Industry and Researchers in 2015

    Record Number of Collaborative Agreements Signed Between Industry and Researchers in 2015

Research by Knowledge Transfer Ireland found that 748 collaborative new research agreements between research performing organisations and industry were signed in 2015, a record number, according to a November 18

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Fleetmatics Creates Dublin Based Jobs

Fleetmatics has recently announced that they plan to create 75 jobs based in Dublin by 2018.

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APC opens new Dublin HQ and creates 100 high-skill jobs

100 new high-skill jobs are to be created in Dublin over the next 18 months by a pharmaceutical research company. APC Ltd helps drug companies to convert molecules developed in

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Six ERC awards won by researchers in Ireland

    Six ERC awards won by researchers in Ireland

The Irish Research Council and Science Foundation Ireland jointly announce another solid performance for Ireland in 2015 in relation to Starting Grants from the prestigious European Research Council (ERC). Six Irish researchers

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Government aims to increase R&D spend to €5b by 2020

    Government aims to increase R&D spend to €5b by 2020

The Government launches today a new five-year science strategy, which aims to double total spending on research and development in Ireland to €5 billion by 2020. The strategy, titled Innovation

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New €26m geoscience research centre iCRAG at UCD

    New €26m geoscience research centre iCRAG at UCD

A new €26 million world class geoscience research centre iCRAG has been opened at University College Dublin  to focus on the discovery, de-risking and sourcing of raw materials. Minister for Skills,

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Lero software research centre to expand with €46.4 million investment

    Lero software research centre to expand with €46.4 million investment

Ms Jan O’Sullivan TD, Minister for Education and Skills, formally launched an expanded Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Irish Software Research Centre, based in the University of Limerick in a €46.4

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IDA Welcomes Apple announcement of 1000 new jobs for Cork

    IDA Welcomes Apple announcement of 1000 new jobs for Cork

The Taoiseach, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and IDA Ireland, the foreign direct investment agency of the Irish Government, welcome today’s significant announcement that Apple will be expanding its

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Scottish researchers 3d print human cells

Individual, tailor-made drug testing could soon become a reality. The 3D stem cell printing team at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh have made a new breakthrough which could pave the way

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Irish energy R&D projects secure €18m EU funding in the last year

  Since last year, Irish energy research projects have successfully secured €18m in EU funds for Ireland.  That is according to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) who today

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