A collaboration between Enterprise Ireland and Mayo Clinic, USA will see the commercialisation of up to 20 novel medical technologies in Ireland over the next 5 years with the aim of creating several high value medical technology spin-out companies.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. witnessed the signing of the agreement by Jeff Bolton, Vice President Mayo Clinic and Dr. Keith O’Neill, Director Lifesciences Commercialisation, Enterprise Ireland in Dublin recently.
Enterprise Ireland is a sponsor of the 14th annual EBAN Congress taking place in May 2014. Hosted by HBAN, the congress will bring the European business angel community to Dublin. It is Europe’s largest angel event and the second biggest in the world
OxyMem Ltd, an Enterprise Ireland client company, was recently declared winner of the overall ‘Innovation of the Year’ Award at the 2014 Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards. At the awards ceremony held in Dublin, OxyMem Ltd, was also declared the winner of the Energy and the Environment category award.
Dublin-based start-up company, Wyldsson, is partnering with the University of Limerick using an Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher to investigate the impact of specialised nutrition for golf performance. Wyldsson specialises in developing healthy food products for elite athletes.
Tapastreet, an Enterprise Ireland High Potential Start-Up client, recently announced an agreement with the Met Office, the UK’s national weather service, to collaborate on an innovative project to include social media signals with automated weather monitoring.
Minister for Research and Innovation, Seán Sherlock TD, recently welcomed the announcement by the European Space Agency (ESA) that it has launched the first in a series of novel Earth Observation (EO) Sentinel satellites under the European Union’s Copernicus Programme.
The Launch, which took place from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, represents the first of a series of satellite launches of the most ambitious global civilian Earth Observation project ever conceived. A multi billion euro initiative, Ireland will benefit directly by accessing data, free of charge, collected by the Sentinel satellites. As an advanced radar mission, Sentinel-1 can image the surface of Earth through cloud and rain both day and night. Read More.