Kieran Drain

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Oculus’s acquisition of InfiniLED has been described as an opportunity for Ireland to increase global awareness of its high-end technology and research ability. Photograph: Bloomberg

Cork-based InfiniLED, which develops low powered LED technology, has been acquired by California-based virtual-reality company Oculus VR. It will a(...)

Kieran Drain (right), chief executive of the Tyndall National Institute, with Damien English, Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, at the launch of the Tyndall 2014 annual report. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Organisations involved in commercialising R&D argue that strong national R&D programmes that bring together third-level researchers and ind(...)

Liam Casey, Founder, PCH, waits to go on the centre stage at the Web Summit. Photograph: Naoise Culhane/Sportsfile

Liam Casey, founder of $1 billion turnover PCH, has predicted that a smart city sensor project demonstrated at the Dublin Web Summit could be rolled o(...)

Tyndall National Institute chief executive Kieran Drain, said he can see real progress with the implementation of the strategic business plan.

The Tyndall National Institute in Cork generated an income of €30.6 million in 2013, according to the institute’s latest annual report. The report sai(...)

Tyndall specialises in research into information and computer technology

A leading Irish research centre has put job creation at the top of its strategic plan along with the opening of spin-out companies and attracting non-(...)

From left: Alan O’Riordan, Tyndall Institute; Riona Sayers, Teagasc and Kieran Drain, Tyndall Institute CEO, at the launch of AgriSense in Cork. photograph: daragh mcsweeney/provision

It may seem a long shot trying to make the connection between one of Europe’s leading research institutes for ICT and the deaths of calves on our farm(...)

Tyndall National Institute chief executive Kieran Drain launched their annual report for 2012 today.  Photograph: Provision

The Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork collaborated in 81 European Union research projects with a total budget of €212 million in 2(...)