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Research Assistant wanted for an exciting EU Solar PV Project

DIT Hothouse has an immediate opportunity to recruit a Research Assistant to assist in developing the commercial summaries and value propositions for solar technologies developed in a €6 million, 12 partner pan-European research project called “PhotoVoltaic Cost reduction, Reliability, Operational performance, Prediction and Simulation " (PVCROPS).

Winner of the DIT Hothouse Researcher Survey

Congratulations to Eoin Murphy, Assistant Head of the DIT Mechanical and Design Engineering school on winning a €150 Roly’s Bistro restaurant voucher, having participated in the DIT Hothouse researcher survey 2014.

DRIC at The Innovation Showcase 2014

DIT Hothouse, alongside its partners in the Dublin Region Innovation Consortium (DRIC), promoted research collaboration and technology licensing opportunities at the very successful National Innovation showcase in the Convention Centre, which saw nearly 2000 people come together to further Irish research & innovation.

DIT Hothouse Company in Major Deal with Capita

Current DIT Hothouse New Frontiers participant, Fund Recs, has signed a major contract with Capita Asset Services — part of one of the world’s leading professional services firms Capita Plc.

DIT Hothouse Quarterly eNewsletter - Issue 1

DIT Hothouse launched its new e-newsletter this month which will be circulated via email each quarter. Our first edition features an interview with Alumni Sean Mitchell of Movidius, DIT Hothouse in the news, Hot Technologies and lots of other articles and information.

New DIT Cold Plasma Technology makes Snack Foods Healthier

Researchers from Dublin Institute of Technology have developed a novel technology for enhancing oil spreadability on snack food products, such as biscuits and crisps.This method can reduce the fat content of food by 50-75% while maintaining its taste and appearance.

Hot high-growth companies Twenty to Watch

Congratulations to 3 of our DIT Hothouse alumni companies, Cicero Networks, micks garage and DecaWave all listed in the Sunday Business Post's ‘Hot high-growth companies Twenty to Watch’

New Frontiers Masterclass

DIT Hothouse was delighted to welcome 60 companies to the New Frontiers Masterclass titled “Scaling: From Seeds to the Stars, Lessons from the Frontline” last Monday, 16 June. Sponsored by BDO and held in their offices in Beaux Lane House, Dublin 2, the event was chaired by Dr. John McKeon, with three key-note speakers who kindly shared their experiences and stories.

PropertyGate wins Docklands Innovation Park Enterprise Award 2014

Tony Staunton, CEO of PropertyGate has won Best Investment proposal and prize of €10,000 at the 2014 Docklands Innovation Park Enterprise Awards. Tony is a recent graduate of New Frontiers, the DIT Hothouse Venture Programme supported by Enterprise Ireland.

New Innovative Network Communications Technologies from DIT

Researchers from DIT's Communications Network Research Institute (CNRI) have developed a suite of innovative technologies designed to significantly improve Quality of Service on both wireless and wired networks, enhancing internet user experience and network operator profitability.

DIT's new VHF-Enabling Waterproof Smartphone Case is Making Waves

DIT Hothouse have an exciting new licensing opportunity for a novel waterproof and shockproof smartphone casing design that enables VHF (Very high frequency) radio functions through a mobile phone. The technology was developed in DIT recently and has already attracted significant media attention.

DIT and ICSB World Entrepreneurship Conference, Wed 11th June

DIT and the International Council for Small Business have organised a World Entrepreneurship Conference in the Double Tree by Hilton, Burlington Road on Wednesday, 11th June. A special discounted entry rate is available for a limited time only.

What's the Big Idea?

If you're a DIT student or staff member, enter our inventor competition for a chance to win €1,000 in cash. €4,000 in total can be won across four invention categories. The closing date for applications is Friday, 6th June 2014.

Hothouse holds FinTech lunchtime talk with NDRC

DIT Hothouse collaborated with the NDRC to hold a Financial Technology talk in DIT Aungier St. on Friday, 11th April. The main aim of the event was to provide information on the new NDRC FinTech pre-accelerator programme which commences May, 19th.

Minister Bruton declares “DIT Hothouse are Top of the Class”

In discussing the creation of spin-out companies and the development of HPSUs, Minister Bruton commented that “DIT Hothouse are top of the class”, acknowledging the commercialisation achievements of both the DIT Hothouse technology transfer office and its incubation centre.

Research and Innovation Open Day in DIT Aungier St - 12th June 2013

DIT Hothouse is involved in a Research and Innovation Open Day, taking place in DIT Aungier Street on Wednesday, 12th June 2013. This collaborative event is organised by the Dublin Technological University Alliance - a unique partnership between Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), IT Blanchardstown (ITB) and IT Tallaght (ITT).

Upcoming Events

IP Management Workshop Series - November 2014

DIT Hothouse and the Synergy Centre, ITT Dublin have organised an Intellectual Property Management Workshop series in November for staff, students and industry partners of DIT, ITT Dublin, IT Blanchardstown, IADT Dun Laoghaire and National College of Ireland.

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