Robert Dunne of GlycoSeLect: “Our technology improves the manufacturing of biopharmaceutical products by giving users a single-step product separation method”
New Innovators: GlycoSeLect

At first glance, glycoproteins may not seem to have much relevance for everyday life, but they are in fact the bedrock of the biopharmaceutical indust(...)

Dave Murphy, PM Group chief executive

PM Group, the Dublin headquartered group that provides construction, engineering and project management services, said full-year pretax profits fell b(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Tánaiste Joan Burton at the launch of the Government’s Capital Investment Plan, at Heuston station, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Government on Tuesday announced a capital plan worth €27 billion over the next six years. The capital programme aims to provide for major infrastr(...)

Helen Cahill, cofounder of the fintech start-up InvoiceFair
New innovators: InvoiceFair

Those who have grown up with the traditional banking system often assume it has all the answers to a company’s financial needs. Not so, according to H(...)

“The hottest start up at the web summit was the web summit itself”

So long to the Web Summit, which is leaving Dublin for Lisbon in 2016. The face of the Web Summit, Paddy Cosgrave, is everything Irish people pretend (...)

The Government has come under fire since it was announced on Wednesday the Web Summit would be held in Lisbon from 2016.

As businesses counted the cost of losing the Web Summit to Portugal for the next three years, the value of the event to Dublin was up for debate. With(...)

The silhouettes of attendees are seen during an event at the IBM Watson headquarters in New York. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Irish elite sports firm Orreco is to partner with IBM on its billion-dollar super computer Watson to build an app that will help sports teams to make(...)

Councillor and Lord Mayor of Cork Chris O’Leary has challenged Cork Chamber over its support for the proposed merger of Cork city and county councils. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Lord Mayor of Cork has challenged business group Cork Chamber over its support for the proposed merger of Cork city and county councils. Cllr Chr(...)

AventaMed chief executive  Olive O’Driscoll and co-founder John Vaughan:  the company has spent four years developing technology that avoids the expense involved in a full surgical procedure.

Cork company AventaMed, which hopes to greatly simplify the procedure millions of children undergo to have grommets inserted, has raised €1.3 millio(...)

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton. “We are getting traction on the trade side and the investment side. Things are heading in the right direction”

China is a challenging but rewarding market for Irish companies, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, said during a visit to (...)