Innovation in construction

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: News|

Every company, including those in the construction sector, has its day-to-day challenges; challenges which can have a dramatic effect on their performance and profitability. One proven way to face such challenges is to innovate/develop new products and explore new opportunities to deal with them at source.

Nimbus Centre newsletter

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: News|

It’s been a busy few months for us here at Nimbus Centre! Read all our latest news in our newsletter featuring such articles as: Prof John Barrett TEDxCIT tops 500,000 views SFI to invest €72 million in four new Irish Research Centres Nimbus INSPEX project team

The role of water reuse in Ireland

By | May 25th, 2017|Categories: News|

There is an opportunity for Ireland to embrace the concept of a Circular Economy, which is gaining traction across Europe, and water reuse can play a key role in creating a sustainable future for Ireland. Unlike the traditional linear ‘take, make, dispose’ economic model, the shift

SMEs finding new routes to R&D funding

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|

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.

Mapping Ireland’s water-related research infrastructure

By | May 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|

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,

TAPSTAK launches a ‘Remote Control for Life’

By | May 11th, 2017|Categories: News|

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.

Nimbus Centre is hiring!

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: News|

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

SFI to invest €72 million in four new Irish research centres

By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|

Science Foundation Ireland announced that it will invest €72 million over the next six years in four new world-class SFI Research Centres in Ireland.  The new SFI Research Centres will be supported by 80 industry partners who will provide an additional €38 million to support cutting-edge

Innovation Voucher call now open!

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: News|

The TEC Gateway at the Nimbus Centre is an Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway, providing businesses with innovative software and hardware technical Research and Development capabilities. We specialise in Smart Technologies, Internet of Things and Cyber Physical Systems in many domains – Industry 4.0, Energy, Water, Ed-Tech,

E2District workshop at Sustainable Places 2017

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: News|

Horizon 2020 project, E2District, is running a workshop at Sustainable Places 2017 to explore the topic of “Energy Efficient Optimised District Heating and Cooling”, Thursday 29th June, 2017 at 14:00–15.30. What is E2District? E2District is a Horizon 2020 energy efficiency project comprising a consortium of key stakeholders within

Nimbus Centre is hiring!

By | April 13th, 2017|Categories: News|

The Cork Institute of Technology invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Research Assistant in the area of Secure Connected Trustable Things at Nimbus Centre.The Nimbus Centre has over 70 staff and is involved in an extensive range of applied research and innovative

Prof. John Barrett TEDxCIT tops 500,000 views

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

Professor John Barrett, Head of Academic Studies at the Nimbus Centre, tops half a million views for his TEDxCIT talk on the Internet of Things. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share

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