Tag: Galway-Mayo

Contego Sports raises €2 million in funding

Contego Sports, a previous winner of the GMIT New Frontiers Best Emerging Business Award, has raised a further €2 million in investment from Elkstone Capital and a European angel investors group. Using medical device development protocols, CEO Mark Ganley and his team created an innovative scrum cap called N-Pro to minimize concussion in impact sports. Congratulations to the team.

The Cubbie Sensory Unit on TG4

The Cubbie Sensory Unit (New Frontiers alumnus, David McIntyre) was featured on TG4’s Prime Time news. The prototype has been installed in Scoil Daire across from the GMIT Galway campus. View the coverage at 11 min 23 secs.

GMIT Best Emerging Business Awards

Congratulations to Barry Flannery (Xerotech) and Mark Corrigan (Marine Cable Services) on winning first place and runner-up respectively at the recent Best Emerging Business Awards at GMIT. The One to Watch Award went to Iain Morrow of Open Box Models.

Ireland of Things: 50 key players

VT Networks, founded by New Frontiers alumnus Mark Bannon, is named in Silicon Republic’s roundup of the most important players in Ireland’s IoT (Internet of Things) ecosystem. See the full list.

Spotrack makes its London debut

New Frontiers startup, Spotrack – the innovative system that turns moving lights into followspots – is currently a key element of the lighting design for the Donmar Warehouse’s Shakespeare Trilogy in London. Spotrack will also be on show at LDI in Las Vegas from October 21st to 23rd.

Westport company trucking into the future

Sorcha O’Grady and Jens Hellberg are the co-founders of TruckScience, based in Westport. The company develops professional software for the trucking industry worldwide and was recently featured on mayonews.ie.

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