David Woolfson, Dr Duncan Bain and Billy Navan of Gabriel Scientific with their pillow, a hermetically sealed medical device with a built-in bacteriological filter

A pillow, a sewage treatment system, a screw fixing for bones, a disinfectant process, a cattle pen, ventilation ducting, a battery, a smart electrici(...)

Barry Cryan, Conal O’Neill, Pat Walsh and Anthony Killeen from winning Mayo company PanelDuct. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

A cost-saving innovation for the construction industry, developed by a west of Ireland engineering firm, has won the overall prize at this year’s Iri(...)

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(...)