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Category Archives: Republic of Ireland
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
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
Health Hack Dublin weekend brings together doctors, nurses, developers, designers, and other “geeks who love Healthcare” to create solutions to problems in the health space. Health hack events are ongoing and enjoy the support of prominent health care and technology … Continue reading
Esri Ireland wins digital health contest with its GIS expertise Esri Ireland, a software and services organization based in Dublin that specializes in geographic information systems (GIS) participated in a new digital health project that was launched by the Digital Hub … Continue reading
Zinc Software, a Dublin-based company that is developing next-generation heart sensors, has secured €650,000 in an investment round to bring its first product to market. The company is pioneering a wireless biosensor, termed ‘Zen’, that clips onto an ear lobe. Once … Continue reading
The European Data Forum (EDF) 2013 takes place on April 9-10, 2013 in Dublin. It is the annual meeting-point for data practitioners from industry, research, the public-sector and the community, to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the emerging Big Data Economy in Europe. … Continue reading
Eight ventures that are pioneering technologies in the digital health space are starting a three-month accelerator programme in Dublin. Eoghan Jennings, founder of Startupbootcamp Dublin, talks to Silicon Republic about how HealthXL will aim to help these start-ups bring their … Continue reading
Some recent news items readers may be interested in… Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Learn From Ulster Health Technology Leader – University of Ulster Press Release Sligo IT team wins with support for social, physical health of elderly – The … Continue reading
Intertrade’s Innova programme has up to £250k/€300k funding available for strategic North/South Collaborative innovation partnerships to develop new products, process or service development or to build on exisiting innovations. The programme is now actively looking for partnerships which have demonstrable commercial potential. … Continue reading
County Clare based company Vitalograph specialises in cardio-respiratory technology, and provides equipment and clinical trials services to global pharmaceutical industries. The 50 year old company has developed new respiratory devices and software to support patients who are living with asthma or … Continue reading
Bodywhys (the Eating Disorders Association of Ireland) has launched am e-therapy programme designed to promote self-esteem, coping skills and mental well-being with the aim of tackling the issue of eating disorders. SeeMySelf is designed to help young people understand how they … Continue reading
Health 2.0 promotes, showcases and catalyzes new technologies in health care. Through a worldwide series of conferences, code-a-thons, prize challenges, and more, the organisation has ‘leading market intelligence on new health technology companies’. The Dublin ‘chapter’ of the international movement, Health2Dublin, is one … Continue reading
C-TRIC, Northern Ireland’s only purpose built clinical research facility, has produced a report ‘Innovating for Healthcare’ which gives an overview of their involvement in areas such as connected health and personalised medicine. The report can be accessed here.
Sensormind and Vodafone shortlisted for Best Mobile Health Product or Service at Global Mobile Awards
Irish connected health start-up Sensormind has been shortlisted in partnership with Vodafone for the Best Mobile Health Product or Service award at the 18th Global Mobile Awards at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Read more: Silicon Republic
The 5th annual ‘Global Technology Leaders Summit’ will take place on January 22nd at Cork City Hall, with the ‘hottest Irish start-ups showcasing their companies and technologies’. Technology CEOs and investors from Asia, Russia and the US will be in … Continue reading