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

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

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

WiSAR showcase three Industry 4.0 pilots under project SAFER

As partners in the Interreg Atlantic Area project, SAFER, led by ERNACT, WiSAR has developed and implemented three Industry 4.0 pilot initiatives aimed at improving the technological adoption and innovation performance of the economy of the sea. In collaboration with the Loughs Agency in Derry (North Ireland), WiSAR Lab developed 2 pilots to help sustain … Continued

SMARTrenew Pilot Showcase Event

SMARTrenew is a project, led by the WiSAR Lab and 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 … Continued

Higher Education Minister Simon Harris confirms a new Technological University for the West and North West

  The Presidents of the three institutes of technology in the Connacht-Ulster Alliance (CUA) today (Thursday 28 October 2021) warmly welcome the announcement by the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD, that GMIT, LYIT and IT Sligo have together been approved for designation as a Technological University (TU). … Continued

Manufacturing boost for North West as LYIT showcase revolutionary scanning technology

The WiSAR Technology Gateway, at LYIT, has today unveiled a new €170,000 state of the art, 7-axis portable CMM (coordinate measuring machine) arm, equipped with an ultra-high precision scanner and related software, following a successful submission to last year’s Enterprise Ireland, Capital Equipment Fund. The advanced technology will see the LYIT Department of Electronic and … Continued

HEATER/GREENER Joint Launch Conference

Following our recent success in the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme Cluster Call, we are delighted to announce that the WiSAR Lab, LYIT, lead partner of the NPA project SMARTrenew, is also a partner in the newly approved NPA Cluster project HEATER- Heat and Energy Education and Empowerment in Rural Areas, and together with the new … Continued

Tánaiste gives green light to major investment at WiSAR Lab under the Enterprise Ireland Capital Equipment Call

The WiSAR Technology Gateway, at the Letterkenny Institute of Technology, is delighted to announce that the research lab has been successfully awarded €250,000 worth of funding under the Enterprise Ireland Capital Equipment Call. The announcement made by An Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, will see a significant investment for the … Continued