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PolliNation Takes Top Spot at Sustainability LaunchPad Awards 2017

PolliNation, an early-stage start-up, has secured first place, winning the Sustainability LaunchPad Award 2017. David Gormley pitched the early-stage venture which looks to rent beehives to farmers, to increase farm yields and encourage the growth of the bee population. With the honey produced, they propose to produce an artisanal mead.

2017 NUI Awards names two UCD Engineering Students

The National University of Ireland is pleased to announce that in 2017, it will have granted awards to a value in excess of €1 million to NUI students, graduates, staff and institutions. Two UCD Engineering PhD students were among the recipients.

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.

2017 NUI Awards names two UCD Engineering Students

The National University of Ireland is pleased to announce that in 2017, it will have granted awards to a value in excess of €1 million to NUI students, graduates, staff and institutions. Two UCD Engineering PhD students were among the recipients.

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.