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Athlone students win SFI Best Project Award

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Athlone Community College students secured first place at this year’s SciFest in the Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) with their project ‘Is clean country air just a myth?’

NUI Galway Business School academics awarded €1.1 million in SFI grant scheme

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Major collaboration between CÚRAM and Boston Scientific announced by Taoiseach in Washington

A major research project between CÚRAM, the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices based at National University Ireland (NUI) Galway, and Boston Scientific, that will enhance medical devices that allow surgeons to support minimally invasive procedures when carrying out life-saving repairs for aneurysms and aortic valve repair, was announced by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Washington last evening.

University campus to become testbed for driverless cars

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The campus at NUI Galway is to become the testbed for driverless cars, it was confirmed yesterday (Wednesday) when researchers from the Lero SFI Research Centre at the university signed an autonomous vehicles R&D partnership with Valeo, the major automotive supplier headquartered in Paris.

Young Scientist organisers call for an early approach to meet increasing demand for STEM graduates

Organisers of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, have suggested that Ireland needs to take an early, more rounded, approach to fostering an interest in STEM with students. This comes as this year’s Leaving Cert results show an increase, under the new marking scheme, of student securing top level marks in STEM subjects such as physics, chemistry, biology, technical graphics, and maths.

Rick O’Shea launches rocket at Medtronic to announce Galway Science & Technology Festival

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RTÉ 2FM presenter Rick O’Shea officially launched the 19th Galway Science & Technology Festival, part of National Science Week, hosted by the main sponsor Medtronic Parkmore in their Customer Innovation Centre on Tuesday.

Minister launches CÚRAM Centre for medical device research at NUI Galway

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Ireland’s positon as one of the top medtech clusters in the world will be bolstered today (Monday) with the official launch of CÚRAM, the Centre for Research in Medical Devices. CÚRAM is a Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre based at NUI Galway, which is a unique symbiotic relationship of academia and industry partners that pushes the scientific frontiers in medical devices.

Two Mayo scientists scoop major research grants

Two of Mayo's leading science minds have received funding of more than €1.2 million between them to lead their own major research projects at the forefront of the sustainable and renewable energy sector.

Minister Bruton launches €88 million SFI data analytics research centre

Insight, a new research centre for data analytics run by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), has been officially announced by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation Richard Bruton and the Minister for Research and Innovation Sean Sherlock.

Big in Japan — NUI Galway to benefit from €1.2m funding

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD has announced that a consortium of Irish Higher Education Institutions, led by NUI Galway has been awarded €1.24m in funding to collaborate with their Japanese counterparts through Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) International Strategic Cooperation Award (ISCA).

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