SMEs finding new routes to R&D funding

Enterprise Ireland’s Technology Gateway Network, in partnership with Institutes of Technology, provide fast access to expertise and solutions for businesses through various funding mechanisms. John Smee, of Kilkenny Cooling Systems, progressed his business through the use of an Enterprise Ireland innovation voucher with the Nimbus Centre. “A competitor of ours was advertising an imported cooling […]

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Mapping Ireland’s water-related research infrastructure

As Ireland’s research infrastructure adopts new technological advances and moves towards the Internet of things (IoT) model, it is becoming increasingly clear that much of the water-related research and monitoring facilities around Ireland are operated on the stand-alone model, neither connected to other pieces of infrastructure, nor available to other research activity. The Water Systems […]

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TAPSTAK Launches a ‘Remote Control for Life’

TAPSTAK is intent on transforming the way we interact with the world around us, having created one smartphone App that can interact with everything. TAPSTAK co-founders Michelle Donovan and Tony Donovan approached Nimbus with an idea for automating SMS based interactions with radio and TV shows. A beta platform called ‘Voxtake’ was developed, however, it […]

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Nimbus Centre is Hiring!

The Cork Institute of Technology invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Researcher at the Water Systems & Services Innovation Centre (WSSIC) based at the Nimbus Centre. This Centre is a significant partnership between Cork Institute of Technology, Cork County Council and Cork City Council. This is an exciting opportunity to be […]

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Welcome to the Nimbus Centre

The Nimbus Centre at CIT is Ireland’s largest research centre devoted to embedded electronic systems and the ‘Internet of Things’. There are four divisions: Research, Learning, Trialling and Industry. The ‘Industry’ division is known as the TEC Gateway. Read more here. To contact us email nimbus@cit.ie or phone +353 21 433 5560 Nimbus is funded by HEA, Enterprise Ireland, Science Foundation Ireland and by direct industry funding.

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