• Bio-printed Steaks
January 4, 2022
 MeaTech 3D Ltd. has revealed that it has succeeded in bioprinting a 3.67 oz (104-gram) cultivated steak. The steak is primarily composed of cultivated real fat and muscle cells. The company believes this is an important milestone toward the goal of scaled production of cultivated bio-printed steaks.   MeaTech 3D develops an alternative to industrialized

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  •  Call for Papers for Cyber Research Conference
Academics, students and professionals working in the tech sector are being invited to participate in Ireland’s first Cyber Research Conference.   Call for Papers (downloadable PDF document)   The Cyber Research Conference Ireland takes place on April 25th, 2022 – GMIT, Galway   The conference will focus on both practical and theoretical aspects of cyber security, privacy, trust

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  • CESICON 2022
December 10, 2021
CESICON is the annual conference of the Computers in Education Society of Ireland (CESI). CESICON 2022, will take place on Saturday 5th March online. The theme for the conference is “Reimagining – Learning After the Pandemic Experience” and the call for proposals is now open.   CESI was founded in 1973 and has continued to

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  • itag Excellence Awards
November 23, 2021
The itag Excellence Awards take place on 11th March 2022 and are now open for nominations, which must be made online by use of the links below or by emailing your word document to info@itag.ie before Friday, 14th January 2022.   itag is non-profit, industry-led community of indigenous and multinational technology companies and organisations along the AtlanTec

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  • Virgin Media Ireland Upgrade National Fibre Network
Virgin Media Ireland are set to upgrade their broadband National Fibre Network to full fibre, commencing in early 2022. The company also revealed it has already successfully piloted a fibre upgrade of 500 premises, delivering speeds of up to 10Gbps (Gigabits per second), with the plan now to extend to 1 million premises nationwide. The

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  • Circuits of Care: Ageing and Japan’s Robot Revolution
Maynooth University is hosting an online screening of the documentary Circuits of Care: Ageing and Japan’s Robot Revolution 2021 with a post-screening Q&A/discussion with Professor David Prendergast (Director), Dr Naonori Kodate (UCD Japan Centre) and Daniel Balteanu (Cinematographer)   The event takes place on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 – 13:00 to 14:00.   Circuits of Care: Ageing and

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  • Altada Technology Solutions Funding
Altada Technology Solutions has announced a USD $11.5 million funding round led by Rocktop Partners alongside Elkstone Partners and Enterprise Ireland.   Altada Technology Solutions is a global artificial intelligence (AI) platform solution provider which creates operational efficiencies for clients by leveraging cutting edge AI to unlock value in data.   With over 70 employees

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  • Dublin Ranked Third in Tech Cities of the Future
Dublin has been rated as the third top tech city in Europe, according to the latest Tech Cities of the Future report.   The list was compiled from data collected, analysed and ranked for 76 cities across 31 European countries under five categories: Cost Effectiveness, Economic Potential, FDI Performance, Innovation & Attractiveness and Start-Up Environment.

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  • Digital Innovation Programme
The Department of Rural and Community Development’s Digital Innovation Programme is designed to encourage local authority led projects that support digital development. The programme funds Local Authority-led innovation projects that provide a public benefit and support regional digital development These projects promote, support, or otherwise advance at least one of the seven pillars of digital

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  • Ardonagh Create 60 Jobs
The Ardonagh Group has announced it will open the Ardonagh Global Data and Risk Management Centre in Mullingar in Co Westmeath, which will create 60 highly-skilled, data science and analysis jobs to Mullingar. The Ardonagh Group is a top 20 global insurance broker and the UK’s largest independent insurance broker.   The Data and Risk

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