Eighty per cent of the 11 million people globally who die from sepsis each year could survive with  rapid diagnosis and treatment.

Irish company Novus Diagnostics has been awarded €2.4 million in funding to commercialise its rapid sepsis test. The only Irish company to be awarde(...)

Geowox co-founders Paul van Bommel, Stefano Francavilla and Marco Giardina

The European Union has become a direct shareholder in Geowox, an Irish start-up that produces automated property valuation solutions. Geowox is one o(...)

Provizio founder and chief executive Barry Lunn: ‘We are using unparalleled ‘beyond line-of-sight’ sensor technology coupled with AI to perceive, predict and prevent accidents’

An Irish start-up seeking to make accident prevention technology as ubiquitous as seat belts in vehicles has raised $6.2 million (€5.2 million) in a f(...)

SiriusXT’s technology, based on research carried out at UCD, has enabled the development of a miniaturised soft x-ray microscope.

An Irish company has received €4.5 million in funding from the European Innovation Council (EIC) to develop a device which will assist in the fight ag(...)

Prof Mark Ferguson, director general of Science Foundation Ireland: “Europe’s challenge is to scale up companies at the same rate as the US does.” Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

Unicorn companies, start-ups with a value of more than $1 billion, are about as rare in Europe as living examples of those mythical creatures. The Eur(...)

The ‘UnBlocked Cash’ project is currently undergoing a second-phase trial in Vanuatu with more than 5,000 individuals and 100 vendors participating. Photograph: Keith Parsons/Oxfam

Oxfam Ireland has received €1 million in grant funding from the European Commission for a pilot project that aims to deliver international aid via blo(...)

The Irish companies to receive funding are Aquila Bioscience, Kastus Technologies, Remedy Biologics, Sirius XT and an Irish subsidiary of Exvastat. Photograph: iStock

Five Irish companies have received funding of €8.8 million between them for projects focused on tackling the coronavirus that causes Covid-19. Overal(...)

Winning solutions will be invited to join a European Innovation Council Covid-19 platform to facilitate connections with healthcare services and provide accesses to investors

More than 12,000 participants have signed up to take part in a pan-European hackathon to develop tools to fight the coronavirus outbreak. This includ(...)

Overall, €344 million is being provided in funding by the council to support SMEs, start-ups and researchers across Europe who are working on game-changing ideas

More than €7 million in research funding has been awarded to two Irish companies and three universities by the European Union. Dublin-based Proverum(...)

Coroflo chief executive Rosanne Longmore

Irish medtech company Coroflo has raised €1 million from private investors as it gears up for a commercial launch of its groundbreaking breastfeeding (...)

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