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(...)

“It would be good to have something ready to go that has parts which are either 3D-printable or use components that are easily available and even already used in other devices.”

An Irish project to develop easy-to-assemble mechanically operated ventilators that could be used in the treatment of patients with Covid-19 is progre(...)

 Sally Hayden with her award for  foreign coverage at the NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards in Dublin’s Mansion House. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

When I heard I had been named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Europe, I was drinking coffee on a dusty porch in northern Uganda. A commander from (...)

Irish actor Jessie Buckley makes Forbes’s “30 under 30” list. Photograph: Tim Whitby/Getty Images

Eight Irish people have been included in Forbes’s prestigious “30 under 30” list of leading young innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders. These are jo(...)

Conall Laverty, Wia chief executive: “Blackbox gives Wia the opportunity to dive into the Silicon Valley ecosystem and be mentored by some of the best the industry has to offer”

Two Irish technology start-ups – Wia and Calt Dynamics – have been selected to take part in international accelerator programmes. Wia, a Dublin-headq(...)

Wia chief executive Conall Laverty, Mike Brennan of Enterprise Ireland and Suir Valley Ventures managing partner Barry Downes.

Wia, a Dublin-based start-up that aims to be the “Stripe for the Internet of Things” (IoT), has raised €750,000 in seed funding as it looks to expand (...)