Moyee Coffee is building a platform which incorporates blockchain technology delivering instant information to the consumer.

Killian Stokes and Shane Reilly had both experienced different countries of the coffee belt during their worldly travels before they met during postgr(...)

Fiid founder Shane Ryan: Ryan says convenience is his major goal and has centred his food products on this

When it comes to food innovation it’s all about finding a niche and putting a new twist on it. Shane Ryan, Katerina Kazantza, Artjom Blackred and Sju(...)

Elaine Coholan, left and Jenny Synott founders of Dublin Cookie Company on Thomas Street, Dublin: ‘We were motivated by the idea of creating something out of nothing.’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dusty university charters tend to be dedicated to lofty ideals such as the advancement of literature, science and art. These days, they seem just as d(...)

Child’s play: Dee O’Leary of iDME. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision
Start-up Ireland

‘You have to be smart, ambitious and a little bit insane – because if you were sane you wouldn’t be doing this.” This is the voice of Jon Bradford,(...)

The “I” word has become a major talking point for Ireland’s university sector. Third-level campuses are determined to show that innovation is a centra(...)

Entrepreneurial outreach: Prof Suzi Jarvis outside the Clinton Building at UCD. photograph: eric luke

A university should be part of its broader community.That conviction has led Prof Suzi Jarvis, head of UCD’s Innovation Academy, to launch a new Rural(...)