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Cutting-edge European water treatment system sets sail for India €2.2M EU–India research project to deliver cost- and energy-efficient drinking water
12 February 2014: A €2.2M Europe/India collaborative research project, ECO-India, will test the waters this week with a shipment of cutting-edge European water-treatment technology en route to India for its first rural community deployment in West Bengal....read more read more

Development Lead
Development Lead - National Clinical Research Framework...read more read more

Register now for BioConnect Ireland Event - R&D Tax Credits – The Theory and the Practice
This meeting, hosted by IBEC, will review the current status of R&D Tax credits in Ireland, including amendments made in the...read more read more

PMI Software’s New Website Enhances Quality and Availability of Information for Clients
PMI Software, a market leading supplier of proven, dynamic software solutions to help companies maximise the value of their assets, has announced the launch of its new website www.pmisoftware.com. The new website is designed to allow clients, prospective clients and other users to easily navigate through the company’s suite of PEMAC products and related services, access relevant information by sector or position, download case studies, helpful product tips and related documents, register to join its mailing list and request a call back....read more read more

BioConnect Ireland Event - Register Now
“Flesh & Blood -Genetics meets Genealogy" This meeting will review the impact of genetic technologies on the popular field of family history. ...read more read more

GMO Technology Conference
The Printworks, Dublin Castle Event Time: 8.15am Event Date: 10-11 October 2013 Location: The Printworks, Dublin Castle   Conference Overview ...read more read more

Pfizer announces $130 million investment in two Irish manufacturing sites
New specialist high-tech capability to be developed at Ringaskiddy; production expansion at Grange Castle creating 250 construction jobs ...read more read more

Real Regulatory Launch New Corporate Identity
Real Regulatory Ltd is delighted to announce that we have launched our new corporate identity alongside a newly developed website at www.realregulatory.com....read more read more

New innovator Innopharma
Ian Jones of Innopharma: “Being able to look what is happening as it happens is a significant improvement” ...read more read more

Style-Eyes wins Enterprise Ireland’s ‘One to Watch’ Award
Minister Sherlock congratulates inventor of fashion app Style-Eyes. DCU spin-out company, Style-Eyes, has won the Enterprise Ireland ‘One to Watch’ Award 2013 for developing first-of-its-kind technology – a smartphone, tablet and computer application which uses image recognition technology to make fashion more accessible. Seán Sherlock TD, Minister for Research & Innovation presented the award at Enterprise Ireland’s Open Day for Researchers in Dublin today (10th July 2013). ...read more read more

Enterprise Ireland showcases Irish technology companies at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference 2013 - Houston, Texas
Monday 8 July 2013: This week, eight Irish technology companies are showcasing innovative applications, technology tools and cloud based services during Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), which attracts over 16,000 technology leaders from 50 countries. Sponsored by Enterprise Ireland, this select group of application developers and technology service providers will build alliances to expand global distribution channels. This year’s Microsoft WPC takes place from July 7-11, 2013 in Houston, Texas....read more read more

Cloud technology company Clavis is to create 20 new jobs at its expanding development centre in Dublin over the next six months.
Clavis Technology is headquartered in Dublin and has offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and in London. The company currently employs 40 people, but its total number of staff is expected to rise to 60 by year’s end....read more read more

Enterprise Ireland fast-tracks Irish tech companies to Silicon Valley Minister Bruton announces ‘Access Silicon Valley’ initiative
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today (5 July 2013) announced details of Access Silicon Valley - an Enterprise Ireland initiative designed to fast-track early-stage Irish tech companies who are targeting Silicon Valley and San Francisco – the leading start-up ecosystem for high-tech innovation and development in the world. The programme will start in September 2013...read more read more

Clinical Innovation Award
Are you a clinician with an innovative idea that could address an unmet patient need? The HRB want to highlight an opportunity for you to enter a competition for a Clinical Innovation Award run by the Cleveland Clinic and Enterprise Ireland....read more read more

Taoiseach & Minister of State Visit Becton Dickinson in Drogheda
Thursday, 4th July 2013, An Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny TD and Minister of State, Mr Fergus O’Dowd TD visited BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) operations in Drogheda Co Louth, where €3.5 million has been invested in new equipment to manufacture state-of-the-art safety needles designed to help protect healthcare workers and patients from medical sharps injuries. ...read more read more

University spin-outs need good technology, but they also need good business sense
Making sure the technology works is only part of the formula for a successful spin-out. Business sense and collaboration with potential customers are also critical ...read more read more

COUNTY ANTRIM COMPANY CELEBRATES SUCCESS IN SAUDI
Randox wins multi-million pound contract. ...read more read more

Agreement on c. €70bn Horizon 2020 programme will boost innovation jobs and growth.
Ireland can now target up to €1 billion in research funding over the next six years - Minister Sherlock Irish Presidency secures political agreement with European Parliament on EU’s research and innovation programme 25th June 2013...read more read more

Government targets €21m fund at turning good ideas into good jobs for 2013 – Minister Bruton
Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund to aid economic recovery and create jobs...read more read more

Enterprise Ireland On Pharma Trade Mission
Enterprise Ireland are this week taking part in three-day trade mission to Philadelphia targeting the Pennsylvanian Pharmaceutical and Medical Device clusters. The group is being led by Alex White TD, Minister of State at the Department of Health....read more read more

A Japanese global healthcare company is creating 416 jobs in Northern Ireland.
Terumo BCT manufactures products used in the treatment and transfusion of blood at its plant in Larne, Co Antrim. It will expand into research and development (R&D) there for the first time....read more read more

Hospital staff collaborating with academia to improve use of software – Lero
The Irish Software Engineering Research Centre Lero has announced a collaboration between practicing hospital staff and academia designed to boost the quality of patient care through improved use of software....read more read more

European nanotechnology forum opens in Dublin today
Europe’s largest nanotechnology event, the EuroNanoForum, is kicking off in Dublin today. For the next two days some 1,500 delegates from 50 countries will be convening at the Convention Centre to explore the scope for nanotechnology research advancements to transform sectors such as health, energy and the environment....read more read more

Promega and MyBio Sign Exclusive Distribution Agreement for Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
New partnership gives researchers and scientists in the University, Government and Commercial Laboratory Sector improved access to Promega’s world class product range...read more read more

Global Vision opens Dublin Sales Office
Global Vision, a world leader in the design and delivery of automated proofreading solutions,   has just opened a dedicated sales office in Dublin to look after the growing demand for their range of products. Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Global Vision has worldwide representati...read more read more

Inflection Biosciences Licenses Preclinical Oncology Programs from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre
Dublin, Ireland, June 4, 2013 – Inflection Biosciences Ltd, a private company focused on the development of targeted small molecule treatments for cancer, today announced that it has entered into a license agreement with the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) for the exclusive, worldwide rights to develop and commercialise several novel kinase inhibitors for the treatment of cancer. ...read more read more

TMED5 'Enabling Healthy Ageing'
Celebrating its fifth successful year, the event is recognised as a leading international conference in translational medicine and healthcare innovation. Over 160 international delegates including clinicians, academics and businesses attended in 2012 from USA,UK,Ireland, Mainland Europe and Asia and the conference continues to grow in stature each year....read more read more

Irish lifesciences companies explore opportunities on US West Coast
The ongoing debate in the lifesciences industry is the future of the venture capital model. Since 2000, the number of venture capital firms has halved and the amount of money available to VC firms to invest has also decreased significantly. For six Irish life sciences companies the 2013 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference provided an opportunity to grab the attention of potential investors, senior industry executives and key opinion leaders....read more read more

Smarter Epidural wins the Clinical Innovation Award 2012 - sponsored by Enterprise Ireland and Cleveland Clinic
Irish Clinician to work with Cleveland Clinic to develop improved Epidural delivery...read more read more

‘We need more companies to IPO successfully’ – Enterprise Ireland CEO
Work is under way to discover just what it is that is driving Irish companies in the direction of trade sales rather than focusing on a successful IPO strategy, Enterprise Ireland CEO Frank Ryan told the ITLG Global Technology Leaders Summit in Cork today. ...read more read more

ERC awards grants to two Irish scientists for smart city and glaucoma research
In its latest competition for ‘Advanced Grants’, the European Research Council (ERC) has awarded up to €2.5m in funding each to two Irish researchers to develop their research projects around preventing the eye disease glaucoma and to explore how software shapes smart cities....read more read more

US-Ireland R&D Partnership Programme
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) is pleased to announce the expanded thematic areas and new call documentation for the US-Ireland R&D Partnership Programme....read more read more

International Consortium Awarded €6M to Validate Pre-Eclampsia Early Detection Tests
The European Union has awarded 6 million euro of research funding under the FP7-health framework to a consortium which is working to bring a predictive test for pre-eclampsia to market. The consortium is coordinated by Prof Louise Kenny at University College Cork, Ireland and driven by two companies,Pronota NV of Belgium and Metabolomic Diagnostics Ltd.of Ireland, both at the forefront in the discovery and development of novel blood-borne biomarkers for disease prediction....read more read more

Venn Life Sciences bought in £2.8m deal
British investment vehicle Armscote has bought Irish clinical trials group Venn Life Sciences in a deal worth £2.88 million. The all-share transaction will be funded through a £2.5 million placing....read more read more

BARQA Ireland Regional Forum: GXP Hot Topics 2012
Hosted by Intertek GXP Hot Topics 2012 Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone ...read more read more

Distinguished US researcher appointed Director of Research at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Distinguished US researcher Professor Raymond Stallings has been appointed Director of Research at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). An internationally recognised leader in the area of cancer genomics, Professor Stallings has held faculty and scientific leadership positions at a number of major research centres, hospitals and universities in Ireland and the United States, including the University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio, University College Dublin, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Dublin, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of California and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre in Houston. ...read more read more

GenCell raises €2.7m in seed funding for expansion of overseas business
LIMERICK-BASED genetic research company GenCell Biosystems has raised €2.7 million ($3.5m) in seed funding for the expansion of its business overseas....read more read more

ArisGlobal, a leading provider of software for the Life Sciences sector is to expand its European operations inDublin with the creation of 50 new high quality jobs.
IDA Ireland wins significant investment from leading life sciences software company...read more read more

Med-tech start-up Arann Healthcare secures €500k investment
Irish start-up Arann Healthcare has secured a new investment of €500,000 to help it progress its technology that’s aiming to tackle infections such as superbugs like MRSA and the E. coli bacterium. The start-up has also been selected to participate in the Healthcare Innovation Hub, a new initiative that the Government has just launched to help start-ups in the health-tech area....read more read more