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Minister Breen opens first Fraunhofer Project Centre in Ireland

Minister Breen opens first Fraunhofer Project Centre in Ireland

09 May 2017

Minister for Employment and Small Business, Pat Breen TD, today launched a Fraunhofer Project Centre (FPC) for Embedded BioAnalytical Systems at Dublin City University (DCU), following an investment of €2.5...

DCU’s business matchmaking event returning to The Helix

DCU’s business matchmaking event returning to The Helix

08 May 2017

DCU’s business matchmaking event returns for a third year, with the Helix hosting the get-together for companies and researchers. Dublin City University (DCU) is gearing up for its...

Spotlight on research: From folic acid to marine sensors

Spotlight on research: From folic acid to marine sensors

05 May 2017

This week's Spotlight on Research is with Dr Anne Parle-McDermott Senior Lecturer in Genetics, DCU School of Biotechnology You work on a tiny but important B-vitamin called...

Really clever gel to treat brain aneurysms wins DCU award

Really clever gel to treat brain aneurysms wins DCU award

27 April 2017

A clever gel solution to help treat brain aneurysms finished top of the class at DCU’s innovation awards. Getting people to study science or technology is a necessity...

A sense of things to come: AmbiSense

A sense of things to come: AmbiSense

03 April 2017

AmbiSense, a Dublin City University spin-out focused on developing next generation sensor technologies for the environmental monitoring sector, has secured investment of €1 million to scale up and expand overseas. ...

Rain + Conker prevailed

Rain + Conker prevailed

23 March 2017

The 2nd annual New Frontiers Programme business competition concluded last week with Dundalk based Rain + Conker taking the €12,000 Prize. Founded by Amanda Kierans less than two years ago the...

Your data, your health: How we’re sensoring the human body

Your data, your health: How we’re sensoring the human body

21 March 2017

While most eras are defined by tools, and revolutions defined by industrial advancement, it’s perhaps even more true that various ages of humanity could be defined by the...

DCU researchers work on €4.6m cloud project

DCU researchers work on €4.6m cloud project

15 March 2017

‘Ireland plays an important role in the provisioning of cloud services through the various multinationals that host in or base their data centres in Ireland.’ Photograph: iStock Forget...

The Winner Takes It All - Business Competition

The Winner Takes It All - Business Competition

14 March 2017

For only the second time the DkIT/DCU New Frontiers Programme will host a business pitch competition when 5 finalists will go head to head to determine who will win a ...

News From The Frontier

News From The Frontier

14 March 2017

Final Call - DKIT/DCU New Frontiers Programme Phase 2 Open for Applications The New Frontiers Programme is aimed at supporting the establishment and growth of technology or knowledge intensive ventures...