Neonatal EEG device cuts time needed to fit sensors to a baby’s head from an hour to two minutes, and it can be done by any member of the nursing staff on the ward

When Jim Roche attended his first workshop with Enterprise Ireland, he didn’t have a fledgling business plan to bring with him. The founder of medical(...)

US biotech company Vaccinogen is setting up a research lab on DCU’s campus to develop vaccines that attack any cancer cells left over after surgery to reduce cancer recurrence

A US company looking for a research base found one in Dublin, but in the process also found something unexpected – a technology that could revolutioni(...)

Pharmapod founder Leonora O’Brien: she will be  speaking at a start-up event organised by the DCU Ryan Academy and Global Invest Her

One of the biggest challenges for female entrepreneurs at early stage business is access to funding, with men 70 per cent more likely to gain access t(...)

Norah Casey: ’I often say Ireland Inc should have an ad on pregnancy sticks abroad, because as soon as someone has a baby, they want to come home to raise their kids in the local area where they grew up.’

Around 300 “key influencers” from the Irish diaspora will gather at Dublin Castle today for the fourth Global Irish Economic Forum. Ahead of a discus(...)

Compounds in seaweed may be used to prevent tissue damage in transplant patients

Scientists are searching for promising new drugs in the most unusual of places, from the depths of the ocean floor to the contents of an infant’s nap(...)

Robert Ross and Kilian Cawley: initial development costs will be about €170,000

For poultry farmers, keeping birds healthy and housed in optimal conditions is the key to success. Now thanks to some perfect matchmaking between acad(...)

Barry O’Sullivan: Eyre Square is being transformed with the recent addition of a new Startlab Galway incubator and the “PorterShed” which is currently being fitted out

A year ago this week, I wrote an opinion piece for The Irish Times titled “Galway now challenging Dublin as a software start-up location”. I argued(...)

Belated invitation ... Paddy Cosgrave opening the Web Summit 2015 at the RDS in Dublin.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

One Friday recently, a friend was pleased to open an email invitation to an official dinner. He was less pleased when he noticed the date. It was for (...)

 Enda Kenny: While the Taoiseach asserts Ireland is the best small country to do business, he and his Government have certainly not come  close to creating the best small country for ambitious entrepreneurs.  Photograph: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

‘The best small country in the world to do business.” Our Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, first asserted his global ambition for Ireland during his general ele(...)

Hugh Cooney, who has died aged 63, was an accountant who chaired the board of Enterprise Ireland from 2008 to 2013 in very difficult economic conditio(...)