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EU Research and Innovation Commission Carlos Moedas Pocket Anatomy, TNW 2014 European Best Tech StartUp, is a mobile medical software solution that saves hospitals time, money and resources by providing a visual aid for doctors to explain medical procedures and conditions to patients. With significant success to date in consumer sales to medical students worldwide (B2C), the company is now expanding its focus to the US hospital market (B2B). The software allows the audio recording of the doctor patient conversation, as well as the visual animated anatomy, and any sketches he or she may draw, which can then be accessed by the patient at a later date. The company has begun running four hospital trials and has made a [...] Read full article in Galway Independent.

On 23 January, Bournemouth University will host an international conference that aims to improve how students use technology and interact online. Called the Digital Citizenship Summit UK (DigCitSummitUK), it is a unique conference geared towards safe, savvy, and ethical use of social media and tech.

“Digital Citizenship” is an umbrella term used to describe the expectations of being a digital citizen in regards to ethics, etiquette, rights, and responsibilities. Common topics that are discussed include cyberbullying, empathy online, trolls, security, savvy use of social media, and online reputation. Digital Citizenship Summit UK will feature a diverse range of prominent educational, parenting, and industry leaders, including four American speakers from the inaugural Digital Citizenship Summit held in the United States last October.

Dear All,

You are invited to attend an information session by the NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) by Business Support, Mary White.

Topics Covered in the ICT, Healthcare and Medical, Energy and Materials.

  1. Awareness of Standards
  2. Use of Standards
  3. Develop standards suitable for your commercial activity
  4. What’s new and you need to know in this area
  5. Q&A

NUI Galway client company, Channel Mechanics, developer of the first cloud-based channel enablement SaaS (software as a service solution ), channelIT, just announced a $2.3 million round of angel funding. The funds will be used to expand channelIT to U.S. customers and increase Channel Mechanics’ presence there as well. Angel funding has come from principal investors Enterprise Ireland, Konstantin Sidorov from RRC Business Telecommunications Ltd., and Karl Flannery from Knowledge Transfer Ireland and long-time ICT industry executive.

Orbsen TherapeuticsNUIG spin-out company Orbsen Therapeutics produces stem cells that are more highly purified and more effective than those prepared using competing technology. The company has been helped as it develops by the team in the technology transfer office (TTO) at the university. The Ignite West TTO provided numerous early stage business supports from exploration of the broad technology concepts to accessing crucial business networks and providing incubation space. Ignite West TTO also linked the company with the best in field in terms of intellectual property and patenting supports, which was key to securing strong protection of the company’s proprietary technologies. This has enabled Orbsen to develop a lean and cost-effective start-up business model.

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