Wayne Byrne and Eoin Casey of OxyMem, overall winners in The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

The historic baroque architecture of Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin played host to 3D presentations and a host of high-tech new innovation(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny presents The Irish Times/InterTradeIreland Innovation Award to Eoin Casey and Wayne Byrne of Oxymem, the overall winners of The Irish Times/InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards held at the RHK, Dublin, last night. Also pictured are InterTradeIreland  chief executive Thomas Hunter McGowan (left) and Liam Kavanagh (right), managing director of The Irish Times. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

UCD spin-out Oxymem is the overall winner of The Irish Times InterTradeIre(...)

Pat Daly, Principal Research Officer, Teagasc, with Liam Kavanagh, MD of the Irish Times; Timothy Brundle, Director of Innovation University of Ulster; Dr Marion Boland, Head of Post Award Programmes Directorate, Science Foundation Ireland; Aidan Gough, Strategy and Policy Director, InterTrade Ireland; Professor Frank Roche, Deputy College Principal, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School,  in the Irish Times Building on Tara Street Dublin for the first round of the Irish Times/ InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards 2014.  Photograph: David Sleator

The 18 finalists in this year’s Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation awards comprise a varied mix of start-ups, third-level spin-offs, and well-es(...)

At Richard Keenan and Co in Carlow  were, from left: China’s vice-minister of agriculture, Zhang Taolin,  chairman  Gerard Keenan and Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan

China wants to increase its agricultural links with Ireland and believes this State is leading the way in agricultural science and technology, accordi(...)

Gerard Keenan: “Rather than selling increasing numbers of machines, we decided to also sell solutions with the machines.”

When Gerard Keenan left his job in the marketing department of John Deere in 1978 to embark on an agricultural start-up with his dad and brothe(...)