Category Archives: Events

Patients’ records for clinical trials could be shared between NI and New York!

  Patients’ records could be shared between Northern Ireland and New York as part of a proposal to improve healthcare and research. Health Minister, Edwin Poots was recently in the US for high-level talks about developing the collaboration with the New York … Continue reading

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DecaWave launches first indoor location tracking chip – with 10cm precision!

Dublin-headquartered DecaWave (which we covered before at an earlier stage of the company’s development) has launched the first chip of its ScenSor DW1000 wireless family. The company said it was the first integrated circuit on the market to electronically identify the specific … Continue reading

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Twitter Alerts launched among Emergency Services in Ireland and UK

Twitter has launched a new ‘Twitter Alerts’ system to enable police and emergency services to get critical information to the right people at the right time. The UK’s 47 police forces and An Garda Síochána have signed up for the … Continue reading

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European Innovative Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing

The recent DHSSPS Press Release on 2nd European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing Conference can be accessed here.

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Technology to trigger memories and communication scoops award

Julia O’Rourke has just won the Clinical Innovation Award 2013, sponsored by Enterprise Ireland and Cleveland Clinic, for technology called REMPAD, which supports ‘reminiscence activity’ for older people and those with dementia. She spoke to Silicon Republic’s Claire O’Connell about the … Continue reading

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EU-US Connected Health Conference

Here’s some catch-up news from the third EU-US Connected Health Conference, which was part of the recent Connected Health Week in Boston: Stormont adds weight to US push for improved healthcare – Belfast Telegraph Health Minister Promotes Northern Ireland For ‘Connected … Continue reading

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TMED Health Challenge 2013 Winners Announced

Five companies developing healthcare and lifestyle projects pitched against each other in the final of the TMED Health Challenge 2013, which took place as part of this year’s CultureTECH festival. The TMED Health Challenge 2013 developed in partnership with C-TRIC, … Continue reading

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ActivAge conference registration open

The ActivAge conference is a joint initiative between The Digital Hub and Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing (MISA) at St. James’s Hospital in Dublin. The conference will explore the role of technology in supporting healthy ageing.  It will bring together clinicians, tech innovators, entrepreneurs, … Continue reading

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NI’s Competence Centre launched in Connected Health

In February 2012 we reported on the formation of a ‘Connected Health Innovation Centre’ (CHIC) for Northern Ireland.  This week the centre was officially launched by Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster. CHIC is supported by a £5 million R&D grant from … Continue reading

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Connected Health Innovation Centre: Call for New Members

Time is running out if your company is interested in participating in Northern Ireland’s Connected Health Innovation Centre (CHIC). The funding for CHIC is now in place and companies who would like to take part are invited to apply to become … Continue reading

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Watch Health Hack Dublin

The Health Hack in Dublin, hosted by HISI & The Irish Computer Society has been consolidated into a documentary style video. You can watch it on HISI’s website here.

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Device to help children with Cystic Fibrosis wins Health Hack

The overall winning solution at the Health Hack Dublin event over the weekend was a device linked to a CFit iOS game aimed at helping children with Cystic Fibrosis to do vital exercise. The winning team ‘Kipster’ created a solution that … Continue reading

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Cork tech event to focus on robotics, cloud and big data

Not-for-profit tech industry group it@cork is hosting a technology summit in Cork this Wednesday to home in on future trends in areas such as cloud computing, robotics, big data and digital media. Dubbed the European Technology Summit, the event will feature … Continue reading

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HealthXL Accelerator

Today is your last chance to apply to the HealthXL Global Gathering Challenge for a fantastic opportunity to pitch at HealthXL Global Gathering 2013 in Dublin May 30th before 300 investors and influencers, including Darren Hite, John Nosta, Ashifi Gogo … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Machine

    As part of e-health week, a special screening and panel discussion of a new film which explores the nature of technology and what it means to be human will be screened on 14 May. Welcome to the Machine weaves interviews and profiles … Continue reading

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