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TSSG scoops an ISA Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year Award

WIT’s Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG), the software technology research centre that employs over 120 people in Ireland with offices in Waterford and Kilkenny, was named ISA Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year Award at the annual Irish Software Association (ISA) industry awards this weekend. TSSG is an internationally […]

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€2 million, 3 Gateways, 6 Companies

Three research groups at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have been recently awarded almost €2 million by Enterprise Ireland to deliver technology solutions for 6 companies. The funding will enable researchers in all three of the Institute’s Enterprise Ireland supported Technology Gateways to work with the companies in the areas […]

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8.5% of board members in Ireland are women

Our researcher in Ulster Bank (thank youLisa) send us this. Figures from GMI Ratings show that around 8.5% of board members in Ireland are women compared to an average of 11.1% in the world’s industrialised countries. The average in emerging markets is 7.2%. The situation shows little signs of getting […]

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Are you an SME involved in traditional foods?

Shannon Applied Biotechnology Centre will be competing to co-ordinate a European (FP7) funded project titled “Network for the transfer of knowledge on traditional foods to SMEs”. The project has three main objectives: 1. Transfer knowledge and apply research results in traditional foods in SMEs 2. Develop a strategic research and […]

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15.2 bln export, 2.14 bln new sales, 93 mln research, 9,076 jobs, 518 vouchers and 93 HPSUs

Enterprise Ireland’s Annual Report and Accounts for 2011 published  show that Enterprise Ireland client companies achieved record levels of exports of €15.2bn in 2011.  This exceeds the pre-recession record levels of 2008 and is the highest ever annual export gain achieved by Enterprise Ireland client companies.  Among the key achievements as part of Enterprise Ireland’s strategy to […]

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Not too taxing R&D credit

The recession has hit small businesses and early-stage ventures hard, and we have seen many casualties as a result of lack of finance and poor use of the limited resources available to smaller businesses. One such under-utilised resource is the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit. Written by Emily McElroy […]

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