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# Deeptech
Thinking of the children: Why Trinity College and IBM are researching how kids use tech
Researchers in the Digymatex consortium are collaborating to ‘disentangle’ how children interact with smartphones.
# insights and opinion
Poll: Do you think education properly prepared you for your career?
Irish industry is changing and there are fears that education isn’t moving in the same direction.
# Feature
Ireland has talent, but when it comes to tech and science it needs to tackle gender imbalances
Ireland’s smart economy ambitions stem from its educated youth, it needs to be nurtured early
# Feature
Ireland has talent, but when it comes to tech and science it needs to tackle gender imbalances
Ireland’s smart economy ambitions stem from its educated youth, it needs to be nurtured early
# Interview
'The gun was to our head': Revive Active's boss on being proactive to Brexit-proof his business
Meet Daithi O’Connor, the man behind Paula Radcliffe and Roz Purcell’s favourite vitamin supplement.
# Interview
'The gun was to our head': Revive Active's boss on being proactive to Brexit-proof his business
Meet Daithi O’Connor, the man behind Paula Radcliffe and Roz Purcell’s favourite vitamin supplement.
# Health 2.0
Medical device makers might get some breathing room under new EU rules, but it's not a done deal
The Irish Medtech Association said there are “many remaining transitional challenges” for the legislation.
# Startup Scout
Limerick edtech startup Jumpagrade is bringing grinds into the digital age
In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.
# Startup Scout
Limerick edtech startup Jumpagrade is bringing grinds into the digital age
In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.
# Health 2.0
Medtech reps warn the industry is facing a 'cliff edge' with incoming EU rules
Critics say bottlenecks in compliance checks could lead to a shortfall in medical devices.
# Health 2.0
Medtech startup CroíValve has raised €4m to kickstart its first human trials
The company has developed a device that can treat heart conditions without major surgery.
# Health 2.0
Medtech reps warn the industry is facing a 'cliff edge' with incoming EU rules
Critics say bottlenecks in compliance checks could lead to a shortfall in medical devices.
# health and education
PCI Pharma is the latest pharmaceutical firm to set its post-Brexit hedge in Ireland
The company announced a new investment in its Meath-based facility.
# health and education
This Canadian medical cannabis firm is using Dublin as a base to take on the European market
Satipharm is developing oil and capsule products for sale in Europe.
# health and education
This Canadian medical cannabis firm is using Dublin as a base to take on the European market
Satipharm is developing oil and capsule products for sale in Europe.
# health and education
This Canadian medical cannabis firm is using Dublin as a base to take on the European market
Satipharm is developing oil and capsule products for sale in Europe.
# insights and opinion
'Curiosity has helped me stand out - I've worked since age 16 and I've had seven careers'
Open Orphan’s Cathal Friel also talks about the day that most shook his confidence.
# Startups and tech
Medtech startup OncoMark has secured more than €4m in funding from investors
The company’s prognostic test is used with breast cancer patients.
# Startups and tech
As the new college year beckons, student lender Future Finance has secured €23m in fresh funding
The Dublin-based fintech company has also been expanding its remit into graduate loans.
# Startups and tech
As the new college year beckons, student lender Future Finance has secured €23m in fresh funding
The Dublin-based fintech company has also been expanding its remit into graduate loans.
# Startups and tech
Cancer care app ONCOassist has landed a year-long trial with a pharma giant in Lebanon
The Kerry-based outfit hopes the deal will serve as a springboard to move further into the Middle East.
# Startups and tech
AventaMed will collaborate with medtech heavyweights as it preps for its US launch
The Cork medical device startup has joined a consortium alongside Medtronic and the FDA.
# Startups and tech
Meet the 'disease chaser' who quietly turned Aalto Bio into a key player in the diagnostics industry
Since taking the helm in 2014, Philip Noone has pushed Aalto Bio to tackle some of the world’s worst viruses.
# Startups and tech
Meet the 'disease chaser' who quietly turned Aalto Bio into a key player in the diagnostics industry
Since taking the helm in 2014, Philip Noone has pushed Aalto Bio to tackle some of the world’s worst viruses.
# Startups and tech
Eight Irish tech companies have scored EU funding to propel their research
The funds help European startups working on in-depth technologies to grow.
# health and education
Ed-tech company Learnsignal is launching courses on hot topics for the finance world
The Dublin-based outfit recently secured the backing of another private investor.
# health and education
Ed-tech company Learnsignal is launching courses on hot topics for the finance world
The Dublin-based outfit recently secured the backing of another private investor.
# Startups and tech
Ireland has warned EU officials that Europe isn't fully ready for new medical device rules
There’s less than a year left until the wide-reaching regulations come into effect.
# Startups and tech
Mindfule wants to show people how food can fuel mental well-being
As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the Dublin company.
# health and education
DCU is launching bite-size online courses for skills-hungry professionals around the world
The university announced a strategic partnership with ed-tech outfit FutureLearn.
# health and education
DCU is launching bite-size online courses for skills-hungry professionals around the world
The university will today announce a strategic partnership with ed-tech outfit FutureLearn.
# Startups and tech
Mindfule wants to show people how food can fuel mental wellbeing
As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the Dublin company.
# Startups and tech
Labs have a lot of information to manage - PlanDomino thinks it has the answer
As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the Galway company.
# health and education
Sligo medtech company Arrotek Medical has been snapped up by US outfit Galt
The deal will help the Irish company to expand globally.
# health and education
Europe's gym economy is thriving. Here's how Ireland is shaping up
The industry here is still largely made up of old-school leisure centres.
# health and education
Sligo medtech company Arrotek Medical has been snapped up by US outfit Galt
The deal will help the Irish company to expand globally.
# Startups and tech
Labs have a lot of information to manage - PlanDomino thinks it has the answer
As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the Galway company.
# health and education
Europe's gym economy is thriving. Here's how Ireland's is shaping up
The industry here is still largely made up of old-school leisure centres.
# Startups and tech
Home health test kit startup LetsGetChecked has raised $30 million in new funding
The company will be using the capital for its US expansion plans.
# Startups and tech
Why Woebot wants to create a better mental health app
The startup is building out a small engineering office in Dublin.