Dermot McCarthy, Teagasc, presenting the award for Agrifood to Jack O’Connor and Declan O’Connor from BHSL. Photograoh: Conor McCabe Photography

A pioneering antimicrobial coating that kills 99.99 per cent of harmful bugs such as MRSA, has earned young Dublin company Kastus the overall Innovati(...)

 Liam Kavanagh, MD, The Irish Times presenting the overall Irish Times Innovation award to John Browne and Dr James Kennedy from Kastus at the Irish Times Innovation Awards 2017 which took place at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Photograph:  Conor McCabe

Irish firm Kastus, which has developed a pioneering antimicrobial coating which kills 99.99 per cent of harmful bacteria and superbugs such as E.Coli (...)

 Louis Ryan (left), director of R&D at Ash Technologies; Martin Cahill, chief operating officer; and Hugh Maguire, founder and chief executive

The Omni from Ash Technologies is an advanced digital microscope specifically designed to meet the exacting inspection and measurement requirements of(...)

Judging ‘The Irish Times’ Innovation Awards 2017 were, front row from left: Bebhinn Behan, KPMG; Eric Donald, Teagasc; Dr Marion Boland, Science Foundation Ireland; Michael McAleer, The Irish Times. Back row from left: Dr Ciaran Heavey, University College Dublin; Gearóid Mooney, Enterprise Ireland; and Robert Love, AbbVie.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The shortlist for this year’s Irish Times Innovation Awards has been announced. The 21 highly impressive finalists across seven categories include a c(...)

Judging The Irish Times Innovation Awards 2017 were, front row from left: Bebhinn Behan, KPMG; Eric Donald, Teagasc, Dr Marion Boland, Science Foundation Ireland; Michael McAleer, The Irish Times. Back from left, Dr Ciaran Heavey, UCD; Gearóid Mooney, Enterprise Ireland; and Robert Love, AbbVie. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Teenage innovators behind an equine product reaching global markets and winning acclaim from famous racehorse trainers, and a device to easily control(...)

Dublin-based design and innovation consultancy Dolmen won the equivalent of five Oscars at the international Red Dot awards.

Irish product design and innovation companies are punching well above their weight in international markets, yet their success goes largely unrecognis(...)