Join us at CONNECT IN CORK, an information morning for business and industry to highlight ways that CONNECT’s third-level, technology research can potentially benefit your company. The event is on November 29th in Cork County Hall, and runs from 09.00-13.00.

This event will include details of funding opportunities that support collaborative research agreements with CONNECT’s technology researchers in Nimbus Centre, Cork Institute of Technology, Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, and other institutes around Ireland.

You may be surprised by some of the businesses already availing of this research collaboration funding. We hope this event will inspire you to get involved! Please register your attendance here, or contact: Jane.OFlynn@cit.ie.

Event Programme

09:00 Registration and refreshments
09:30 Welcome and Overview
Mayor of Cork
09:45 “Benefits for Business: Working with CONNECT’s researchers
Prof Linda Doyle, Director of CONNECT, Professor of Engineering & the Arts, Trinity College Dublin

10:10 Case Study 1: Smart Agriculture
On-farm disease diagnostics: CONNECT’s partnership with Cork County Council
Dr Alan O’Riordan, CONNECT, Tyndall National Institute
Future Milk
Dr Alan Mathewson, Deputy Director of CONNECT, Tyndall National Institute.

10:40 Case Study 2: Smart Urban Environments
Internet of Things and our communities
Prof. Dirk Pesch, CONNECT, Nimbus Centre, Cork Institute of Technology.

11:00 Refreshments

11:30 Case Study 3: Smart Networks
Emerging Network Technology Trends: What you need to know
Prof. Cormac Sreenan, Deputy Director of CONNECT, University College Cork.

11.50 “Internet of Things in action: Introducing Pervasive Nation – Ireland’s IoT Testbed.
Prof. Linda Doyle, Director of CONNECT, & Dr Brendan O’Flynn, CONNECT, Tyndall National Institute

12.15 Promoting Partnership
Short testimonies from existing CONNECT industry partners.

12:45 Lunch