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Irish start-up Helixworks named most innovative at SXSW pitch event

SOURCE: SILICON REPUBLIC Helixworks named most innovative company at SXSW As Ireland’s only entry into the start-up pitch competition at this year’s SXSW, Helixworks is celebrating being named the event’s most innovative company. Founded by Nimesh Chandra and Sachin Chalapati in 2013, Cork-based Helixworks has experienced a number of successes, particularly since it was selected […]

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Research Excellence

Game Changers Required to Climb Europe’s Stairway to Research Excellence

An exciting journey ahead to achieve research excellence. The ecoRIS3 consortium attended the ‘Synergies between European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) & Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Funding: The Stairway to Research Excellence (S2E)’ conference organised by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Brussels on the 8th of March 2017. The “Stairway to […]

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Construction Industry

Paul Glavin’s Glavloc will revolutionise Ireland’s construction industry

All roads led Paul Glavin to his business Glavloc Build Systems in 2015, a business that designs and manufactures fast build systems for the construction industry.   Midleton man Paul Glavin’s 18 years experience in the civil and construction industries brought him to his business idea, an innovative approach to traditional building. Paul’s idea came […]

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internet of things

The internet of things: A decade of Research and Development brought Ian Matthews to his business idea, Wattz.io – here he tells his story:

Wattz.io the start-up that offers the ultimate solution for the Internet of Things! Ian Matthews from Youghal formed Wattz.io in April 2016 as a result of his R&D into energy harvesting solutions for Internet of Things applications at Bell Labs (Nokia). His 10 years experience in academic and industrial R&D of energy technologies including solar […]

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Jam Forest

Jam Forest – Connecting the Unconnected in the Music World

A missing drummer laid the foundation for Grace Tooher’s business, Jam Forest.   It’s a long way to Tipperary but Grace Tooher’s business road hasn’t been too long as a unique approach and idea has helped her progress JamForest rather quickly. Prior to JamForest, Tooher was living and gigging with her band ‘Staring at Lakes’ […]

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