7 June 2024

Phase 2 of New Frontiers Now Open for Applications in Sligo & Donegal

Applications are now being accepted for Phase 2 of Enterprise Ireland’s New Frontiers programme in Sligo and Donegal which will commence in September and run for 6 months. 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 is … Continued


6 June 2024

WiSAR Welcomes Dr. Santosh Kumar Yadav to the Team

We are delighted to welcome the esteemed Dr. Santosh Kumar Yadav to the WiSAR team as a Senior Data Scientist specialising in artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision and high-performance computing. Previously, Dr. Santosh worked as an AI Research Scientist at CeADAR Ireland, a Postdoctoral Scientist at the University of Galway, and a researcher at … Continued


31 May 2024

WiSAR Client Reap Interactive Ltd Aims for Global Growth after Major Investment Boost

Reap Interactive, which is disrupting the farming market with data-driven performance monitoring, is aiming for global expansion after a recent private investment. The company’s main product BovinePlus enables farmers to make better decisions by using artificial intelligence and machine learning to monitor the ongoing health and wellbeing of their animals. WiSAR recently collaborated with Reap … Continued


13 May 2024

Register Now: Females in STEM Northwest- Building the Talent Pipeline

Join key stakeholders across Ireland NW for “Females in STEM Northwest: Building the Talent Pipeline” as we explore the pivotal role of women in STEM, the challenges they face and the collective efforts needed to achieve gender equality for a future-proof regional economy. Event: Females in STEM Northwest: Building the Talent Pipeline Date/Time: Tuesday, May … Continued


10 May 2024

New projects sought for €500 million Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund

The Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Peter Burke TD, the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Patrick O’Donoghue TD, and Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation, Dara Calleary TD, has launched Call 7 of the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund (DTIF). The aim of the fund is … Continued


9 May 2024

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


18 April 2024

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


27 March 2024

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


26 March 2024

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


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