Nimbus and water management, Ireland’s Cork-led revolution

By | May 18th, 2016|Categories: News|

Kevin Fitzgibbon, Water Innovation Centre coordinator at Nimbus, sits down with Silicon Republic to discuss the Water Systems and Services Innovation Centre (WSSIC) and water management in Ireland. Located at the Nimbus Centre, WSSIC brings together dozens of researchers, and is open to companies looking to

Start-Ups Collide: Nimbus talks to Connected

By | May 9th, 2016|Categories: News|

Brian Cahill, Innovation Coordinator at Nimbus Centre, talks to the Sunday Business Post's technology magazine Connected. The May issue cover story is focused on start-ups. “It’s about building up relationships long term. From Nimbus' perspective, the Internet of Things (IoT), particularly on the factory floor, is

Technology Gateway Network Industry Showcase May 10th

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: News|

Nimbus' Industry Division the TEC Gateway will be at the Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Network Industry Showcase May 10th in the Carlton Dublin Airport Hotel. This  industry showcase event is an opportunity for companies to network with the 15 Technology Gateways and discover how the Technology

Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher Call Now Open

By | April 12th, 2016|Categories: News|

The Nimbus Centre at the Cork Institute of Technology is a registered knowledge provider of Enterprise Ireland’s free €5,000 Innovation Voucher initiative. The Innovation Vouchers programme is open to all small and medium-sized limited companies registered in Ireland. The Innovation Voucher call is open from Wednesday

How the Nimbus Centre is Leading a Data-Centric Ireland

By | April 11th, 2016|Categories: News|

As Dr Dirk Pesch, head of the Nimbus Centre in Cork sees it, we are in the eye of the perfect storm when it comes to data and our responsible use of what could be the most valuable resource of the 21st century. Much of the

Nimbus based company ShowGuider lands major deal with Dubai airport

By | April 11th, 2016|Categories: News|

ShowGuider, an Irish technological innovation company based at the Nimbus Research Centre, CIT, is developing an interactive 3D site model with positioning and navigation system for the Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA). Dubai Airport Free Zone is located in one of the busiest airports in

Nimbus promoting equality in STEM with Silicon Republic

By | March 7th, 2016|Categories: News|

The #iLookLikeAnEngineer movement was started by Isis Anchalee in 2015. After receiving backlash for featuring in her companys promotional marketing campaign because she didn't fit the traditional engineering mould, she started the viral trend which celebrates and supports diversity within engineering and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,

Nimbus wins at EWSN 2016

By | February 24th, 2016|Categories: News|

Nimbus researchers Pablo Corbalan, Victor Cionca and Ramona Marfievici recently won the Best Poster Award at the 2016 International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN). Nimbus Centre Head Dr Dirk Pesch and Cork Institute of Technology's Donna O' Shea were also contributors. EWSN is a

Reinventing The School Desk: TIP Tap Tap

By | February 23rd, 2016|Categories: News|

TIP Tap Tap co-founder Kevin O Mahony talks to Fractus Learning about their education technology and how it could enhance the classroom of the future. Tip Tap Tap is an exemplar of an Internet of Things technology as regular wooden school desks are embedded with touch

SCUBA ‘Self-Organising, Co-operative and Robust Building Automation’

By | February 15th, 2016|Categories: News|

The Nimbus Centre is working on the SCUBA Project to develop integrated Building Automation Systems (BAS) with interfaces for interoperation between different controls in a building, such as; heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) control, lighting control, and fire and security applications. SCUBA is creating a

Nimbus addressing energy sustainability across blocks of buildings with European Consortium

By | January 6th, 2016|Categories: News|

Nimbus Centre at Cork Institute of Technology is a key partner in a Motorola-led European project to reduce energy consumption in buildings worldwide. The Tools for Continuous Building Performance Auditing (TOPAs) project targets up to 20% energy savings by creating new cloud-based analytic tools for auditing

Further success for TIP Tap Tap

By | November 19th, 2015|Categories: News|

TIP Tap Tap wowed at the Web Summit again this year. They showcased their education technology in Dublin from the 3rd-5th November and it was a firm favourite amongst attendees. The Irish Independent named them one of the top five best Web Summit start-ups. Read the

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