Meet some companies funded by Horizon 2020
Horizon 2020 supports research and innovation for better science, better industry and better society
Company: REAMDA LTD, Tralee
Details: Remotely-controlled robotic air and ground vehicles (RAVs/RGVs) that operate in rain, wind and on challenging ground. The vehicles assess the scene and send camera images and data to a Command Centre.
Company: CCICC LTD, Dublin
Details: Promoting Resilience Management guidelines for critical infrastructure affected by crises such as cyber-attacks and earthquakes. The guidelines will be developed through adaptation of innovative tools (eg serious gaming, training packages) then tested and validated.
Company: CCKF Ltd, Dublin
Project: Transforming European Women’s Entrepreneurship
Details: The project strengthens international and inter-sectoral collaboration in researching the development of young women entrepreneurs, leading to an educational programme to improve the level of entrepreneurship among young females across Europe.
Company: Oran Pre-cast, Galway
Project: Built to Spec
Details: New cloud-based technology for self-inspection, 3D modelling, management and quality-assurance on construction sites, helping contractors meet EU energy efficiency targets, new build standards, and related policy ambitions.
Company: NVP Energy, Navan
Project: Waste water digestion
Details: Anaerobic digestion technology for low-temperature treatment of wastewater in the food and drinks sector, making all biogas produced available for reuse and reducing greenhouse gases and thermal energy requirements.
Company: Clean Communications, Naas
Project: Proctective Cyber Security Risk Management
Details: Increases Computer Security Incident Response Teams’ capability by improving cyber security monitoring and increased sharing of threat intelligence between organisations within a community. It also ranks critical alerts based on threat level.
Company: RMS Ltd, Dublin
Project: RetroTek validation, certification and testing of road markings
Details: Road-marking retro-reflectance measuring equipment cuts inspection costs by half by performing a two-line inspection on one pass. It also offers driver-only inspection, real-time data and obviates the need for lane closures.
Company: SETANTA SPORTS CHANNEL IRELAND LTD, Dublin
Project: Integrates content generated through social media with real-time 3D graphics, together with advanced interaction and visualization systems, in order to create added value for both audience and broadcast media sector.
Company: Haunted Planet Studios, Dublin
Details: Gaming for Peace Development of a Conflict Prevention and Peace-Building (CPPB) curriculum through a multi-player online game improving coordination across diverse national and international organisations (militaries, police, civil society) through more standardised approaches to CPPB.
Company: TE Laboratories, Carlow
Details: Contaminated land remediation A series of research projects developing techniques and tools across a range of disciplines relating to site investigation and risk assessment, to provide better-informed solutions for remediation of contaminated land.
Company: Pintail Ltd, Dublin
Details: Project management and consultancy for Horizon 2020 funded projects Consultancy and project management company specialising in EU-funded projects. Pintail has been involved in several Horizon 2020 projects involving, among other sectors, medical devices, weight-loss management and ICT.
Company: Blueacre Technology Ltd, Dundalk
Details: On-demand production of customised minimally invasive medical devices Development of a flexible process chain for on-demand production of customised, minimally invasive medical devices, enabling production of small batch sizes complemented by a monitoring and data mining toolset.
Company: Ashleigh Farms (Environmental) Ltd, Cork
Details: Biogas yield from pig slurry A microwave pre-treatment system increasing the biogas yield from anaerobic digestion of pig slurry by 20 per cent, creating a sustainable waste management system and improving margins for pig farmers.
Company: United Technologies Research Centre, Ireland Ltd, Cork
Details: District heating and cooling Development of a cloud-enabled management framework for District Heating and Cooling systems, delivering compound energy cost savings of 30 per cent, through highly efficient and cost effective design, operation and maintenance.
Company: Gavin and Doherty, Aughrim
Details: Offshore substructure A steel-and-concrete offshore substructure for wind turbines in water depths of 35-60m. All construction and assembly is onshore reducing risk for offshore installation and reducing energy cost by up to 15 per cent.
Company: Decare Dental Ireland Ltd, Claremorris
Details: Dental health Development of a model promoting preventive oral health care involving intensive information exchange and engagement of stakeholders to establish a set of key indicators to be used as benchmark metrics.
Company: Fleming Medical, Limerick
Details: Health devices An integrated pilot line for micro-fabricated medical devices capable of small/medium-scale production. It will be integrated in a complete innovation value chain from technology concept to high-volume production and system qualification.
Company: Entellexi, Limerick
Details: An innovative internet-based business model for the sustainable supply of traditional toy and furniture products that is demand driven, manufactured locally and sustainably, meeting all product safety guidelines.