Trade deal makes Japan a land of rising opportunities
Sunday Independent: This July, the European Union and Japan reached a state of Wa, signing an agreement in principle on the main elements of a significant EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement.
Do you have what it takes to be Ireland’s best young entrepreneur of 2018?
Irish Independent
Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald T.D. and Minister of State for Business, Pat Breen T.D. have launched the search to find Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs of 2018 (IBYE).
If you can't stand up, stand out: Ailbhe Keane on Izzy Wheels
New Frontier's participant Ailbhe Keane, set about designing personalised art for her sister Izzy's wheelchair. Now, famous artists and designers including Maser, Brosmind, Orla Kiely and Bodil Jane are getting involved.
Right said Ted, tradition and tech come together to bag top award
Irish Independent
Ted Carberry was a 42-year-old saddler in Mountmellick, Co Laois, sole supporter of his wife and 11 children when he had a brain aneurysm. He lost his memory and the use of his right-hand side, a potential disaster for a family in 1940s Ireland.
Dundalk start-up Nova Leah secures deal with global medical player
Silicon Republic
Dundalk-based start-up Nova Leah has won its first major international customer, Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s largest provider of dialysis products and services.
UL Nexus Innovation Centre marks 5 years in business and over 300 jobs created
Irish Tech News
This state-of-the-art campus facility, opened in 2011 with the support of €1.44 million from Enterprise Ireland, has supported a growing community of international entrepreneurs.
Irish professionals still flock to UK after Brexit
Irish Independent
The UK remains the top destination for professionals leaving Ireland, despite the country's intention to leave the European Union, according to new data.
Keeping the Irish food chain safe
Irish Examiner
For ambitious Irish company Lir Analytical, gaining traction for its innovative bio-security products in the dairy industry has meant having to elbow products from major global players off the shelves.
New device to treat defective heart valve
Irish Times
Early stage medical devices company, CroíValve, has developed a minimally invasive device that treats the condition quickly and cost effectively with no need for a long hospital stay.
BookingHawk wants to keep your diary full of bookings
Silicon Republic
Start-up of the week this time is BookingHawk, an online booking and diary management system built in Dublin.
Investment in companies backed by NDRC up 22pc
Irish Independent
Digital companies backed by NDRC, formerly the National Digital Research Centre, had raised a combined €152m in follow-on investment by the end of last year, a 22pc increase on 2015.
Ireland ranks 10th in Global scientific ranking according to report
Business World
To date, the SFI Research Centres have delivered 300 collaborations with industry, 13 spin-out companies, 190 Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Awards, and 100 license agreements.
Polar IceTech commission research to prove Dry Ice Blasting decontaminates
Dry Ice Blasting specialists, Polar IceTech, have partnered with two Cork research companies to prove Dry Ice Blasting decontaminates against e-coli, salmonella and listeria.