SMARTrenew Good Energy Practices Guide

SMARTrenew is a project funded under the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014 – 2020 with an allocated budget of €1.6 million. The aim of SMARTrenew is to transfer to knowledge from partners across the NPA region to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of renewable energy sources and implement innovative and sustainable energy storage solutions. The … Continued

Ocean of opportunity for Donegal’s seafood sector as SAFER launches new call for technology pilots

The Interreg Atlantic Area, project SAFER, has launched an open call for new, fully funded technology pilots aimed at organisations operating in the seafood sector across the Interreg Atlantic Area, including Donegal. SAFER is a transnational innovation project co-funded by the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme 2014-2020, that aims to improve the innovation performance of the seafood … Continued

My WiSAR Internship Experience: Ciaran Haden

Ciaran Haden, a 4th year student of BA (Hons) Embedded Systems Design, at ATU Donegal campus, reflects on his recent internship experience at WiSAR Lab. Tell us about your student experience at ATU Donegal Campus Ciaran. My experience at ATU Donegal has been overwhelmingly positive. I’m so happy that I chose to pursue the Bachelor … Continued

Job Opportunities at WiSAR: Postdoctoral Research RF Engineering Roles

The WiSAR Lab is seeking to recruit two highly motivated Post-Doctoral Research Engineers to lead research and design work in the development 5G/6G RF and microwave devices, for deployment in Internet of Things (IoT), across sectors such as Manufacturing 4.0, Smart Cities, Health and Wellbeing, Agriculture, and Marine. Background The WiSAR Lab is an innovative … Continued

MyGug: From WiSAR to Harvard Innovation Labs

  WiSAR Client Company, MyGug, has today been announced as one of 28 global startups selected for the prestigious Harvard Climate Entrepreneur’s Circle programme, an incubation program for high-potential ventures working to address climate change. The Harvard Climate Circle aims to cultivate the next generation of climate entrepreneurs who are actively uncovering new, unexpected ways … Continued

Event: EU Funding and Smart Innovation Project Opportunities

Event: Small Business Lunchtime Briefing – EU Funding and Smart Innovation Project Opportunities Venue: Virtual Date: 08/03/2022 Time: 1pm-2pm Join us during Local Enterprise Week for the Donegal County Council, Strategic Funding Event, EU Funding and Smart Innovation Project Opportunities, when the WiSAR Communications Officer, Maria Gallagher, will explore a host of funding supports for … Continued

SMARTrenew Final Conference: Energy Innovation in the Arctic Region

The Northern Periphery & Arctic Programme, SMARTrenew, will hold the final project conference, Energy Innovation in the Arctic Region, live and virtual, from Oulu Finland, on March 22nd and 23rd, 2022. SMARTrenew, which is led by the WiSAR Lab, LYIT, is a project which spans across 6 areas within the Northern Periphery and Arctic region, … Continued

Event: Transform Your Business With Digital What Digital Transformation Means For SMEs

Event: Transform Your Business With Digital What Digital Transformation Means For SMEs Venue: Radisson Hotel, Letterkenny Date: 10/03/2022 Time: 09.30pm – 12.30pm We are delighted to announce that the WiSAR Lab will participate in the Donegal Local Enterprise Week event, Transform Your Business With Digital, What Digital Transformation Means For SMEs, which will take place … Continued

Use of Disruptive Technologies in Health and Social Care Event

  This online workshop, the second of the series of the DISTINCT Disruptive Tuesdays, focuses on the application of disruptive technologies – Virtual Reality (VR), Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) – in health and social care. The session aims to raise awareness about existing health and social care services taking advantage of the application of disruptive technologies. Attendees will … Continued

LYIT races ahead in EV charging rollout under project SMARTrenew

Planning has been approved by Donegal County Council for two renewable, solar powered, electric vehicle charging stations with additional energy storage capacity at the Letterkenny Institute of Technology Campus car park, opposite the main college building. The pioneering project, which is funded under the EU Interreg Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme, project SMARTrenew, is aimed … Continued