Projects and News
23 Feb 2024
Munster Technological University launches Cyber Innovate.
Last Friday, Minister for Enterprise Trade & Employment Simon Coveney launched Munster Technological University's new initiative Cyber Innovate which has been developed in collaboration with Enterprise Ireland MENA. This €7M initiative will create a cyber security hub based in MTU's Rubicon Centre and has been designed to drive innovation and entrepreneurship in Ireland's cybersecurity sector over the next six years. Cyber Innovate will accept 12-15 participants each year who will work full-time to identify innovative solutions to cybersecurity-related problems. The goal is for these innovative solutions to result in spin-out companies. Each participant will be supported with a tax-free €38,000 stipend and will be awarded a postgraduate diploma in cyber security innovation.
15 Feb 2024
The Tyndall National Institute set to lead the way on €15 million EU INFRACHIP project.
The Tyndall National Institute is set to lead a consortium of 15 partners on the EU INFRACHIP project. INFRACHIP is an ambitious project which will facilitate access to state-of-the-art technologies in the field of semiconductors to accelerate research and innovation to support the goals set out by the EU Chips Act. The European Union has enacted a comprehensive set of measures to strengthen the EU’s semiconductor ecosystem through the European Chips Act which entered into force on 21st of September 2023. The proposed actions include investments in next-generation technologies, greater access across Europe to design tools and pilot lines for the prototyping, testing and experimentation of cutting-edge chips, and the fostering of skills, talent and innovation in microelectronics. These are crucial for Europe to strengthen EU’s R&I capacity as a globally competitive player in semiconductor technologies.
08 Feb 2024
Cork Docklands to take part in EU Digital Twin Project TIPS4PED.
Cork Docklands is set to take part in the EU project "TIPS4PED". TIPS4PED will design, develop and test the effectiveness and technical-economic feasibility of a platform based on the creation of a digital twin model (Digital Twin) to support municipalities in implementing positive energy districts (PEDs).
10 Jan 2024
NTA Awards Bus Automatic Vehicle Location Contract to Trapeze ITS UK Ltd.
The National Transport Authority (NTA) is pleased to announce that it has awarded a contract to Trapeze to implement and support a national Automatic Vehicle Location solution for all Public Service buses in the Republic of Ireland. This significant contract underscores the NTA’s commitment to improving the quality of bus service operations and the timeliness and the quality of real-time bus service information.