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Dr. John Breslin, NUIG
Seán Sherlock T.D., Minister for Research & Innovation, Dr. Alison Campbell, Director, KTI with Dr. John Breslin, NUIG who was shortlisted for the Research2Business Award

NUI Galway would like to congratulate Dr John Breslin lecturer in Engineering & Informatics and Research Leader at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, for being one of the finalists at the inaugural Research2Business Award presented by Minister Seán Sherlock TD yesterday the 28th May in Dublin.

Dr John Breslin, Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at NUI Galway, was a nominee for the inaugural Knowledge Transfer Ireland Research2Business Award. The inaugural Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) Research2Business award recognises excellence in engagement between researchers and the business community.

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Prof. Vincent O'Flaherty of NUIG discusses winning the €100,000 top prize in the InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Competition in 2013 in an article in the Sunday Business Post on 25/05/2014. Westway Health Ltd. is an NUIG startup company.

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14th May at 6.00 PM in the Radission Blu Hotel, Galway

AIB Start-up Academy with the Irish Times, featuring Mic FitzGerald (founder and CEO of OnePageCRM who are based at the NUIG Business Innovation Centre) and Michelle Crehan Kavanagh (The Kitchen Restaurant), plus 2-3 startups pitching that evening. Register here.

16th May at 8:30 AM in the G Hotel, Galway

ITAG Breakfast Series presents Bill Kearney, Director of IBM Ireland Software Lab. RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

20th May is the deadline for StartApp Competition

Not just for app companies but for all Irish tech startups, apply to the StartApp Competition to get potential investment from Silicon Valley angels. Main event is on 3-4 June. For early stage startups valued less than €650k. More info here.

Pocket Anatomy has won the "Boost" startup competition at The Next Web (TNW) Conference in Amsterdam. The event is one of Europe’s top tech gatherings and was attended by over 2,500 influential web, technology and business leaders from all over the world. Nearly a hundred startups were selected for Boost, out of which 10 (including Pocket Anatomy) were shortlisted to pitch on stage yesterday.

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