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UCD Undergrads Find Solutions to Food, Sport, and Accomodation Problems on Campus with Innovation Elective Innitative

  ‘Entrepreneurial Endeavour’ is an elective module offered by the UCD Innovation Academy to students, which aims to foster creative thinking, problem solving and an entrepreneurial mindset. The Tribune sat in on one of their classes that focused on identifying…


Successful November for NovaUCD

November has proved to be a successful month for NovaUCD, after several events and big announcements from the hub for ventures and entrepreneurs at UCD. NovaUCD recently held its 2015 Start-Up Award ceremony, in which Phision Therapeutics was crowded as…


SmartVote Claims Elevator Award at Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Ceremony

The Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards are held to accredit the brightest new ideas in Ireland each year, and the Elevator Award is set up to help these start-ups advance and reach the next level. The Elevator award winners this year…


NexusUCD’s Neuromod Receives €5.5m Funding for Pioneer Treatment

The Irish medical device company Neuromod has recently received an initial €5.5 million in Series A funding from a venture capital fund Fountain Healthcare. Neuromod are based in UCD’s Industry partner centre NexusUCD and was set up by Dr Ross…


Is Ireland Innovating Into Economic Recovery?

A recent report by Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organisation, has ranked Ireland eighth in a list of the world’s most innovative economies. Ireland’s success in achieving a spot in the top 10 would suggest that Ireland’s…

Innovations In How Music Gets Released

Last year wasn’t defined by any particular style or genre of music coming to the fore. In fact, the biggest emerging trend was unrelated to the sound of music itself but rather the way it had been released and promoted….