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Hyperbole about remote working has given way to an understanding that making it work for everyone brings challenges and opportunities Since the (...)

Ireland is uniquely poised to benefit from the global surge in demand for digital health solutions

Healthcare has gone beyond the tablet and the scalpel, harnessing the power of technology to bring the hospital into the home and ensure better outco(...)

The State’s Covid-19 tracker app was launched last July. Photograph: Leah Farrell/

Despite the “high take-up” of the State’s Covid-19 tracker app, there are concerns about its “limited benefits” to date, a research paper has said. T(...)

NearForm co-founder and chief executive Cian Ó Maidín. The Irish company counts the New York Times, IBM, Microsoft and Condé Nast among its paying customers. Photograph: Maura Hickey

NearForm, the software company that developed the technology used in the HSE’s Covid contact tracing app, has secured a multi-million euro investment.(...)

Cian Ó Maidín enjoys the work-life balance that  Tramore, Co Waterford has to offer.

“Born in the future, reared in Tramore. ” That’s how Nearform chief executive Cian Ó Maidín describes his company. The Irish company he co-founded h(...)

Ryanair flew into the pandemic with a relatively strong balance sheet. Photograph: Eric Luke

How do you weigh up the annus covidius horribilis of 2020 in words that don’t have to be asterisked? It was a year when a virus inflicted a brutal en(...)

Irish-based medtech and life sciences companies have been heavily involved in the development of Covid-19 testing kits

Despite its small size, Ireland has always punched well above its weight. The coronavirus crisis has only served to underscore this assessment; we ma(...)

The apps use the same underlying source code developed by NearForm

The Covid tracing app developed by NearForm for use in Northern Ireland is now able to swap data with similar apps rolled out in Scotland and Jersey. (...)

Jersey joins the North, Scotland and Gibraltar in using Nearform’s code for its contact tracing app. Photograph: iStock

Waterford-based technology company Nearform has announced the launch of another contact tracing app, this time for Jersey. The Government of Jersey w(...)

Photograph: iStock

Irish software developer Nearform has launched a new contact tracing app in the US, bringing the technology used in the HSE’s contact tracing app to D(...)

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