Yvonne Brady:  “Every person should have IT training from school, whether it’s coding or digital marketing. Things are moving so fast and this country is so small that it is vital we provide the education at school that will stand to the country in the long term”

Civil engineer Yvonne Brady is founder of EVB Sport and the inventor of medically endorsed compression shorts for sportswomen, which provide support t(...)

HeyStaks’ platform analyses smartphone behaviour anonymously to understand the intent and interests of users

UCD-based start-up firm HeyStaks has raised €1.5 million in investment from the Denis O’Brien-owned mobile network provider Digicel to help bring its (...)

The radical new type of cantilevered saddle made from high-performance thermoplastic composites

Recent technological advances have led to lighter, more comfortable equipment and, subsequently, performance gains for sportspeople. Take cycling. (...)

The interior of Audi’s upcoming A4, which will offer in-car connectivity via a flat-rate sim card from Irish firm Cubic Telecom which cuts out roaming charges for connected drivers.

An Irish tech firm is behind Audi’s launch of a Europe-wide, flat-rate sim card, fitted in its new models from next year, that cuts out roaming charg(...)

SkySails kite technology can make big savings in energy costs for long-haul cargo ships

Telling someone to go fly a kite has taken on a whole new and more positive meaning. The Defence Forces’ innovation unit is leading a research study t(...)

Dr John Tinsley: said the announcement signalled the firm’s ambitious growth plans

Irish translation software company Iconic Translation is to create 15 jobs at its Dublin headquarters after it raised €400,000 in seed funding. The(...)

Cork-based Mervue was set up in 1986 by Martin Beirne (above) and business partner Denis Twomey

What do camels eat? Unexpectedly enough, an Irish company has the answer. Among the products made by Cork-based Mervue Laboratories, a company that re(...)

Established in 1997, Abtran has an extensive client base across the public and private sectors which includes Irish Water, the Road Safety Authority, Aviva, the HSE and Sky

Abtran, a company which provides customer and business process management services, is to create 100 new jobs at its offices in the IFSC, the company (...)

Star man: Paul Donovan’s System of Training Transfer Assessment Report launches this autumn

When money is tight, training is often the first casualty of corporate cutbacks as budget decision-makers struggle to see a direct link between the co(...)

Scriba: inventor David Craig claims that, because of its squeeze motion, it will completely change the way people interact with tablets

The Apple iPad may have been designed so you don’t need a stylus to operate it, but for those who use a tablet for more than just browsing websites or(...)