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Will importing be a casualty of Brexit for SMEs?

Will importing be a casualty of Brexit for SMEs?

added Monday, September 17 2018

Importing expert Barry Rollins knows how painful it can be for UK-based SMEs to obtain goods from overseas. “Nothing is easy now, when it...

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Food waste converted into energy: a win-win situation

Food waste converted into energy: a win-win situation

added Friday, September 14 2018

We’re no longer allowed to put food scraps in our black bins. That’s because an EU directive dictates that food waste can no longer go to...

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Horse welfare can be improved by this young entrepreneur’s innovations

Horse welfare can be improved by this young entrepreneur’s innovations

added Tuesday, September 4 2018

Jenny Gregg is a unique young person – part champion equestrian, part entrepreneur – all while she finishes her university degree....

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An overwhelming 50% of clinical research data can't be replicated, due to human error

An overwhelming 50% of clinical research data can't be replicated, due to human error

added Friday, August 31 2018

Here’s how life-saving drugs are born: first they’re developed, then they go through years of testing, first on animals, then humans, and the...

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Slurry gas deaths could be avoided with this text-ready sensor

Slurry gas deaths could be avoided with this text-ready sensor

added Monday, August 13 2018

Agricultural entrepreneur Mark Elliott is disturbed by the prevalence of deaths in Ireland from farming accidents. “I thought, there must be a...

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Plastic staple invention makes an electrician’s job five times faster

Plastic staple invention makes an electrician’s job five times faster

added Thursday, August 2 2018

David Gray, an electrician from Lisburn, had a constant gripe – the difficulty in manually clipping cables in place. Holding a cable, a hammer,...

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GoFyt aims to be 'AirBnB for the fitness industry'

GoFyt aims to be 'AirBnB for the fitness industry'

added Tuesday, July 24 2018

The market for fitness is changing. Young people are put off by pricey gym memberships, preferring instead to use “no-frills” options like...

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Startup MVPx is looking for a slam dunk in sports analytics

Startup MVPx is looking for a slam dunk in sports analytics

added Tuesday, July 17 2018

Sports performance data has experienced a huge market surge, with the industry predicted to be worth $4.7bn by 2021. American sports broadcaster ESPN...

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Hackers could be lurking behind the office coffee pot

Hackers could be lurking behind the office coffee pot

added Thursday, July 5 2018

Professor Máire O’Neill, a leading cryptography expert, has long been at CSIT and is now heading up the new Research Institute in Secure Hardware...

Smart Cities
#4IRC debate on Smart Cities - recap

#4IRC debate on Smart Cities - recap

added Tuesday, July 3 2018

Below we’ve recapped the Smart Cities event on June 12th at Belfast’s Oh Yeah Music Centre. HOST: Eimear Maguire “Is your city...

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Smart City? No. Smart Citizens

Smart City? No. Smart Citizens

added Tuesday, July 3 2018

GUEST POST Contributed by: Chris Clements, Connect Shaper and delivery lead at PwC Smart cities often come with an intake of breath. The very...

Smart Cities
Make a cuppa tea through the IoT -- with Wia

Make a cuppa tea through the IoT -- with Wia

added Friday, June 22 2018

Startup Wia was founded by an ambitious young Northern Irishman who sought to make the IoT mainstream. The VC community took notice: committing more...

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