WiSAR Research Partnership with Young Loreto Scientist



The WiSAR research team, together with the ATU Letterkenny Department of Computing, recently collaborated with Loreto Secondary School pupil, Arya, in the development of a data-driven project for the monitoring of water quality. Arya’s project Proof of Concept (PoC) required the use of sensors, data capture and transmission, cloud storage of data and a mobile … Continued

PhD Scholarship Opportunities at WiSAR under TU RISE



The WiSAR Lab at ATU are seeking applications for 2 fully funded PhD scholarships as part of the Innovation in Digital Manufacturing and Design (IDMD) Postgraduate research Training Programme (PRTP) collaboration with our industry partners: (1) Integration of Body Worn Sensors and 5G/6G in Human Interfacing with Industry 4.0/5.0 Actuator Systems and Control Supervised by: … Continued

Phase 1 of New Frontiers Now Open for Applications in Sligo & Donegal



Applications are now being accepted for Phase 1 of Enterprise Ireland’s New Frontiers programme in Sligo and Donegal which will commence on April 9th and run for four weeks. Enterprise Ireland’s New Frontiers is the nationwide programme for ambitious startup founders with an innovative business idea that has the potential to scale and provide employment. New Frontiers … Continued

WiSAR Supported MyGug Raises €900,000 in Seed Funding



WiSAR clients, MyGug, have raised €900,000 in seed funding that it says will assist with its expansion into the UK and Europe. The Cork-based food waste-to-energy start-up have developed an egg-shaped anaerobic digester that turns food waste into renewable energy and fertiliser. Dried bacteria are used to start the breakdown process and once the waste … Continued

Register Now: Chat GPT- A Practical Path to a Smarter Business



As part of the Local Enterprise Week 2024, the WiSAR Lab presents “Chat GPT- A Practical Path to a Smarter Business” between 10am-12pm, Friday, March 8th at Colab, ATU Donegal. Event: ChatGPT: A Practical Path to a Smarter Business Date: Friday March 8th Time: 10am-12pm Location: Colab, ATU Donegal, Port Road, Letterkenny F92 PHF4 Background: … Continued

ALL FOUR EUROPEAN DIGITAL INNOVATION HUBS (EDIHS) OPERATIONAL



CALL FROM MINISTER CALLEARY FOR SMES TO AVAIL OF THE NEW HUBS Dara Calleary T.D., Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation and Enterprise Ireland (EI) are pleased to announce the establishment of CeADAR and ENTIRE as European Digital Innovation Hubs (EDIH), which brings the number of Irish Hubs that are operational … Continued

Applications Open for Co-Founders 2024



Co-Founders 2024 is now open for applications. Co-Founders is designed for anyone who wants to have a go at building a start-up and is open to learning from others in an inclusive environment. To help them establish a founder team, and with that team – validate their idea, test it in the real world, develop their … Continued

Minister McConalogue officially opens Inishowen Innovation Hub



We were delighted to join the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine of Ireland, Charlie McConalogue TD, on Friday for the official opening of the Inishowen Innovation hub, in Buncrana. Inishowen Innovation represents a significant milestone towards fostering disruptive technological advancement, entrepreneurship and economic development in the Inishowen Peninsula, and wider North-West Ireland City … Continued

ATU Unveils New Partnership to Explore Economic Opportunities in the Global Semiconductor Supply Chain



A multi-stakeholder event, spearheaded by ATU, in partnership with Tyndall National Institute (Tyndall) and Ulster University (UU), was held at the Atlantic Technological University (ATU) campus, Letterkenny on Monday, September 18, exploring the economic opportunities presented by the newly adopted EU Chips Act. Semiconductors are the essential components of electronic devices, playing a vital role … Continued