Pictured at NovaUCD are the founders of MLN: Manal Mukhtar and Ellen Le Bas. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A carpooling app developed by University College Dublin (UCD) students has won a €3,000 prize having been declared overall winner of the 2019 UCD star(...)

Kogii’s light behaves like a car brake light to assist drivers to understand a cyclist’s intentions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A smart bike light that uses motion sensing to detect braking and which can flash to alert drivers if they’re too close has won a €3,000 prize from Un(...)

Alison O’Reilly, Lorna Robertson and Giovanna Ryan of Three Girls Cook

Dubliner Alison O’Reilly, who narrowly missed out on making the final three in the recent BBC television MasterChef series, has joined up with two of (...)

Alastair Blair of Accenture: “The vibrant start-up scene in Dublin is very much reflected in the applications we have been getting over the past two or three years.” Photograph: Shane O’Neill .

The Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow Award offers students and newly qualified graduates from third-level institutions throughout the country the opportu(...)

An image from Science Hack Day 2014 in the Innovation Academy at UCD

A walk-through laser maze; an automatic feeder for calves; a low-cost piece of kit to take medical measurements; a radio-controlled car that can bu(...)

GradHow founders Stephen Duffy, Alan John Browne and Ben Chadwick. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Pressure-sensitive insoles, coffee that can increase memory and an esteem-building app for young people were just three of the six ideas for new busin(...)

A new start-up programme aimed at UCD undergraduate students has selected its first participants. UCD Startup Stars, developed by NovaUCD, the UCD In(...)

Elizabeth Fingleton  of Obeo pictured during Week 4 of the AIB Start-up Academy. The  Start-up Academy will come to a close this week when the entrepreneurs give their final pitch to a team of judges on Thursday night.

The AIB Start-up Academy will come to a close this week when the entrepreneurs give their final pitch to a team of judges on Thursday night. One of th(...)

UCD Innovation Academy  executive director Dr Johnny Ryan will lead the start-ups through a day of learning by doing.

This week, the 11 AIB Start-up Academy finalists will gather for the programme’s second module. The Academy lecturers will introduce the start-ups to (...)

Maryrose Simpson: one of the finalists for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur

A report by Sir George Cox for the UK Treasury in 2005 started with definitions of three key ingredients that could enhance business competitiveness: (...)