Travis Davis, co-founder of Trinity College-based startup Starling Surgical. “The market was ripe for an alternative and QuickStitch has the potential to fully disrupt this multibillion dollar market.”

More than 230 million open surgical procedures are carried out worldwide every year and all require wound closure of some sort. How the skin is closed(...)

The  value of venture capital deals fell  sharply compared with both the same period last year and the last quarter of 2018, according to KPMG.

Eleven companies in the Republic raised $68 million (€60.8 million) in venture capital (VC) funding in the first three months of the year, with the va(...)

Atlantic Bridge advisor Helen Ryan, CroíValve chairman Bernard Collins and CroíValve chief executive Dr Lucy O’Keeffe.

Early-stage medical devices company CroíValve has raised €3.2 million oversubscribed seed financing round. The company, which has developed a minim(...)

Prof John Boland working on nanowires, that mimic nerve cells in the brain at the AMBER research facility in TCD. Photograph:  SHARPPIX

A new generation of “neuromorphic” computers will be able to carry out ultra-fast sensory processing, image recognition, and motor control, prompting (...)

The bioengineers found high-impact tackles to the upper trunk (with no head contact) can cause ball carrier head motion similar to that reported for concussion injuries. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Rugby players are at a higher risk of suffering head injuries when making – rather than receiving – tackles, according to researchers at Trinity Colle(...)

ProfJonathan Coleman: ‘It’s a process, and after 17 years we have got to this point, but we’re still on a curve that needs to continue to go up to get to where we need to be’

It’s the little things that can make the biggest difference. And it’s the very little things that are making Ireland a veritable giant in the world of(...)

Lucy O’Keeffe, chief executive of CroíValve, says the device works in tandem with the native valve to prevent backflow

The tricuspid valve is one of four valves in the heart that opens and closes to facilitate blood flow. In patients with a condition called tricuspid v(...)

Dr Conor Harkin, founder of ProVerum: “Its unique design ensures normal urination and also preserves sexual function.”

“More than a quarter of all men have symptomatic Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) by the age of 50 and by age 80, approximately 80 per cent of men w(...)