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€23 million in SFI Funding for Young Researchers

The Minister for Research and Innovation, Mr Seán Sherlock, T.D. has announced €23 million in new funding to help support 40 of Ireland’s most promising young research talent to become fully independent researchers. The funding which is being awarded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) will help ensure that Ireland’s most talented young researchers can be encouraged […]

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Public Forum on Copyright is a Box-Office Hit!

It was barely promoted; indeed it was hardly mentioned since the Copyright Review Committee Report was announced over two months ago.  But the Public Forum on the Report, to be held next Monday at 5pm at the Royal Irish Academy, is all booked out. The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation have confirmed to technology.ie that […]

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€29 million Marine Renewable Energy Research Centre is Launched

A new research centre, with the potential to position Ireland at the forefront of the Marine Renewable Energy Industry has been officially launched by the Minister for Research and Innovation Seán Sherlock, T.D. MaREI, Marine Renewable Energy Ireland, is based at University College Cork (UCC) and will receive funding of €19million from the Department of Jobs, Enterprise […]

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National Network of Technology Gateways is Launched

Minister for Research and Innovation, Seán Sherlock TD, is in Thomond Park Limerick this morning, to officially launch the Technology Gateways programme.  It’s a scheme designed to support Irish companies using research and development expertise provided within the Institutes of Technology.  The map shows the distribution of the 12 Gateways, located in 8 ITs, and […]

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Hand Waving and Bluster [Podcast #23]

Recently the victim of a burglary, Michele puts a brave face on things as he Skypes Conn this week from an aged laptop.  We discuss April Fool tech gags, including Google Maps with 8-bit graphics and get nostalgic for simpler times.  Nowadays we’ve got hundreds of times more computing power in our pockets.  What would […]

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