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Irish startup raises £1.3m as it brings digestive food tracker to market

Dublin-based health tech start-up FoodMarble has secured £1.3 million (€1.45 million) in funding from investors that include former Dragons’ Den star and entrepreneur Sean O’Sullivan.

Professor Anding Zhu received an Investigator Award from Science Foundation Ireland(SFI).

Professor Anding Zhu received an Investigator Award (worth 900,000 Euros) from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). This award is to fund research on high efficiency millimetre-wave power amplifiers to enable super high speed wireless data transmission in next generation wireless communications.

Maintaining the balance of power - through engineering

“We need to balance environmental sustainability, the economics of keeping the power affordable for citizens and business and ensuring that the supply is robust.”

Engineering a smarter treatment for Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s Disease is a neurodegenerative disease that affects parts of the brain that control the movement of muscles, and can result in the person having ‘shakes’ or tremors and experience difficulty walking and speaking. One treatment for these symptoms is Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), which implants an electrode into the brain to calm muscle tremors and other motor symptoms.

Smart science to power the Internet of Things

In the second of a series of Case Studies about Researchers in the UCD College of Engineering & Architecture we meet Professor R. Bogdan Staszewski from the UCD School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering.