PhD students will receive a stipend of €28,000 for conducting research in Ireland addressing global and national challenges. The government is partnering with industry on a new initiative designed to recruit and retain talented researchers. The Innovate for Ireland scheme was announced today (July 1). It will initially seek to attract up to 400 PhD…

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Slow Cabins is coming to Ireland and aims to tap into the trend for low-impact, sustainable and digital-free tourism. A hospitality rental company aimed at techies looking to digitally detox is preparing to welcome its first guests to Ireland. Founded in 2017, Slow Cabins seeks to offer people the opportunity to spend time away from…

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Nick Cotter co-founded Cotter Agritech with his brother Jack. The Limerick-based start-up has received awards at home and abroad. University College Cork student Nick Cotter has won the top prize at this year’s Global Student Entrepreneur Awards. Cotter is CEO and co-founder of Cotter Agritech, a Limerick-based business that specializes in targeting technology and sheep…

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Science Foundation Ireland helped fund the e-book, which took the two co-curators two years to compile. One of the curators is Ireland-based science communicator Dr Shaun O’Boyle. A new e-book featuring the stories and experiences of STEM professionals from the LGBTQ+ community in the UK and Ireland is now available to read online for free.…

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Modules covered by the one-year course include data analysis, database management, communication and location technologies, and more. With Ireland working to become an international leader in the agrotechnical space, Dundalk IT (DkIT) is introducing a new postgraduate course in agro-analytics. The course is part of the government-subsidized Springboard HCI scheme, which focuses on building student…

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Front will use the latest funding to boost its EMEA expansion in Dublin and Paris. The company unveiled plans to establish an Irish base last year. US software company Front plans to increase its presence in Europe after closing a $ 65 million Series D round of financing. The round was led by Salesforce Ventures…

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The coupon scheme for remote workers will last in two phases, the first giving each registered Connected Hubs user three free coupons. As of today (June 28), the Connected Hubs voucher scheme for remote workers is now available on the Connected Hubs website. The coupon scheme was announced earlier this month as a way to…

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Avanade has been in Ireland for four years, during which time it has grown rapidly. She appointed a new manager of the country, Adam Kelly, last year. The Seattle, Avanade-based IT services and consulting company is planning an employment hike in Ireland as it experiences a huge increase in demand for its services. Avanade provides…

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Expleo is investing € 10 million to expand its team and open regional staff centers in Galway, Limerick and Cork. Global engineering, technology and consulting provider Expleo will expand its team in Ireland from 800 to 1000 over the next two years. Most of the 200 new jobs announced will be highly skilled roles in…

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ATU piloted its new career site with several local companies, including medical technology giant Medtronic. Atlantic University of Technology (ATU) has created a free online service for workers who want to upgrade skills, retrain or change jobs. Users can book a 15-minute online consultation with a professional advisor through the new website, called MyCareerPath.ie. After…

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