The Irish Times managing director Liam Kavanagh presenting the award for Overall Innovation of the year to Atlantic Therapeutics’ Brendan McCormack, Danny Forde, Dr Ruth Maher, Christina Walsh and Richard Allen. Photo: Conor McCabe

Bravery and ambition were the overriding trait of the finalists at the 10th Irish Times Innovation Awards. Host David McWilliams was joined by serial (...)

Danny Forde of Atlantic Therapeutics, overall winner of this year’s Irish Times Innovation of the year award

Galway-based medtech company Atlantic Therapeutics has won the Irish Times Innovation of the Year award 2019 for developing a non-invasive, long-lasti(...)

Duncan O’Toole and Dr Paddy Finn, co-founders of Electricity Exchange.

The electricity grid is a very finely balanced and surprisingly delicate piece of infrastructure. It is designed to operate at a frequency of 50hz and(...)

Duncan O’Toole, and Dr Paddy Finn, Co-founders of Electricity Exchange.

Electricity Exchange: keeping the grid in balance The electricity grid is a very finely balanced and surprisingly delicate piece of infrastructure. I(...)

Judging day for this year’s Irish Times Innovation awards. Ciaran Heavey, associate prof at UCD Quinn School of Business; Dr Lisa Higgins, head of challenge Research at Science Foundation Ireland; Gearoid Mooney, research and innovation division manager, Enterprise. Ireland; Dave Flynn, executive director of Skillnet Ireland; and Aideen Dowling of KPMG. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The 15 finalists in this year’s Irish Times Innovation Awards have been selected. Across five categories, the finalists were chosen from more than 100(...)

Electricity Exchange co-founder Dr Paddy Finn: “I’m not a fan of ‘It’ll all work out in the end’ as it undermines the work that has to go into making it true.”

A provider of smart technology to improve the use of Ireland’s electricity grid, Electricity Exchange also pays clients for making excess power availa(...)

Bord na Móna chief executive Mike Quinn and Electricity Exchange co-founder Paddy Finn. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Limerick-based smart grid operator Electricity Exchange will double its headcount in the next 12 months as it moves to a new office, enabling it to gr(...)