Elaine Spain and Kellie Adamson: The pair are developing  SepTec,  an in-vitro diagnostic device that screens blood for the diagnosis of sepsis.

When Elaine Spain was growing up, she wanted for a time to be a vet, and then a teacher. Secondary school revealed a natural ability for science, enha(...)

Robbie Fryers and Talita Holzer, co-founders of WaytoB, a smartphone- and smartwatch-based navigation solution. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A navigation system that helps people with intellectual disabilities get around, a more accurate test for sepsis and a breakthrough in sound separatio(...)

John Ward, executive president and co-founder of REDT Energy: “You need to be able to charge up the battery as quickly as you discharge it.” Photograph: Conor McCabe

Ambisense DCU spin-out company Ambisense has developed a low-cost device which can provide continuous monitoring of landfill gas (LFG) both to assist (...)

Judges for Innovation Awards 2015 (front, from left) Dr Bernadette McGahon, Tim Brundle and Marion Boland, and back row (from left) Niall Campbell, Pat Daly and Frank Roche. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The_Irish_Times

Guilt-free chocolate, a revolutionary new music creation app and a host of disruptive new cost-saving advances in medicine, engineering and tech ar(...)

Ambisense founder Prof Dermot Diamond, chief technology officer Fiachra Collins and chief executive Stephen McNulty

Ambisense is a Dublin City University spin-out company focused on developing next generation sensor technologies. In particular, the company is using (...)