Wireless-charging technology is demonstrated during a keynote address at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas. Photograph: Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Wireless communications have long swept over us, but wireless power transmission (WPT) has still not quite arrived, certainly not in Ireland. Yet, sin(...)

Apica Cardiovascular CEO James Greene Greene, Dr Ruth Freeman and Brendan Cunniffe at the the Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards last year.

Galway-based technology firm Apica Cardiovascular has been sold for $75 million. The medical device company was sold to Thoratec a world leader in mec(...)