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Agricultural waste: an energy goldmine fuelling a £400m industry

Agricultural waste: an energy goldmine fuelling a £400m industry

added Tuesday, February 19 2019

Northern Ireland is drowning in agricultural waste, say the experts. But the situation isn’t all bad. Waste products like slurry can be converted...

Renewable Energy
World’s best site for renewable tidal energy is in Northern Ireland

World’s best site for renewable tidal energy is in Northern Ireland

added Friday, February 15 2019

We all know that Northern Ireland possesses amazing natural resources – the Giant’s Causeway, the North Antrim coast, the Mourne Mountains –...

Renewable Energy
Resolving to change your energy consumption….

Resolving to change your energy consumption….

added Tuesday, February 12 2019

CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE Written by: Joe Devlin, Co-Founder of Elastic Energy I always find the start of each year a bit strange. Some resolutions...

Renewable Energy
Nanotech company targets $22bn biosensor market with quicker blood testing

Nanotech company targets $22bn biosensor market with quicker blood testing

added Tuesday, January 29 2019

If you see your doctor with an unexplained disease, they may want to take your blood. The sample will be sent to a central laboratory for...

Life & Health
In pictures: MIT - Way to Scale

In pictures: MIT - Way to Scale

added Wednesday, January 23 2019

Ten local CEOs arrived at MIT in Boston on Sunday, January 20th to kick off the new Way to Scale programme. Photo credits: John Knapton Boston during...

Entrepreneurship
The NHS could save £80m per year with this technology

The NHS could save £80m per year with this technology

added Wednesday, January 23 2019

Two female business leaders in Belfast are selling a zero-touch thermometer into hospitals around the world, transforming standards of nursing care....

Entrepreneurship
How big do NI tech companies want to grow?

How big do NI tech companies want to grow?

added Tuesday, January 15 2019

Ten local companies head to MIT’s prestigious CEO transformation course Tech sector insiders know that Northern Ireland is reputed to be a...

Entrepreneurship
4IRC Smart Toys recap

4IRC Smart Toys recap

added Thursday, December 20 2018

A 4IRC event was held last week at The Mac in Belfast, asking the question: Can smart toys make smart kids? Speakers hailed from Microsoft,...

Smart toys
Security flaws in a doll sparks concern over Smart Toys

Security flaws in a doll sparks concern over Smart Toys

added Tuesday, December 18 2018

Researchers at QUB’s Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) have been researching the security of smart toys. “The My...

Smart toys
Can smart toys make smart kids?

Can smart toys make smart kids?

added Monday, December 10 2018

Dave Anderson, director of technology at Liberty IT, has taken some time off his day job to discuss the topic of Smart Toys. Dave takes a...

Smart toys
“This is me”

“This is me”

added Tuesday, December 4 2018

Contributed by Kevin Gannon, Solutions Architect at PwC When I was approached to write this column on digital identity, I was initially drawn toward...

Digital ID
Is your wallet bulging for the wrong reason?

Is your wallet bulging for the wrong reason?

added Monday, November 26 2018

If your wallet is losing the Battle of the Bulge, it’s likely not from cash. Loyalty card schemes are so prevalent that most of us carry around a...

Digital ID

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