7 February 2024

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

17 November 2023

WiSAR Supported MyGug Scoops Prestigious Irish Times Innovation Award

WiSAR supported clients, MyGug, have won the Irish Times Innovation Award for Sustainability. MyGug is 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 is macerated it flows into a storage tank. The end products are biogas and … Continued

29 October 2023


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

16 October 2023

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

10 October 2023

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

5 October 2023

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

1 July 2022

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

16 June 2022

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

18 May 2022

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

20 April 2022

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