Jonathan Coleman, a professor of chemical physics at TCD. He led the research into wearable sensors using graphene and rubber bands.

Sensors could be as early warning system for cot death and sleep apnoea

Qualtrics 	chief executive and co-founder Ryan Smith: “Nail it, then scale it! A lot of start-ups are thinking about scaling before they’ve even figured out their product.”

Maverick US firm Qualtrics grew from a father-son collaboration at university, with the aim of ‘making sophisticated research sim(...)

Launchbox participants Paul Mahoney, Paul Mannix and Patrick Lynch, co-founders of Light-house, an intelligent lighting system for the home that knows when you need the lights on. Photograph: Paul Sharp

This week, six participants in the axlr8r programme in Cork will pitch their products to potential investors

Sandbox was founded  in 2009 with the  aim of bringing the brightest, youngest entrepreneurs in the world into contact with each other. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Network’s Dublin hub to join new community of entrepreneurs and innovators called HQ

Glanbia’s Siobhan Talbot: Davy stockbrokers is forecasting a 4.6 per cent increase year-on-year for the company. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Global nutrition and ingredients group forecast to report first-half revenues of €1.2bn

Carlsberg: results on Wednesday
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Pharmaceutical group Almac is to create 348 jobs in Co Tyrone, as part of a £54 million investment.

New jobs part of £54 million investment by Northern Ireland founded pharma group

The nominal value outstanding of government bonds at June-end stood at €113.2 billion, according the Central Bank. Photo: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Value of Irish government bonds outstanding at the end of June was €113.2 billion

Stockbroking firm says Ireland ‘probably the fastest growing economy in the Eurozone’

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