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Limerick Start-up SmartFactory secures €500,000 funding as part of Enterprise Ireland HPSU Fund

March 7, 2018

Irish manufacturing solutions firm SmartFactory announced funding of €500,000 as part of the Enterprise Ireland High Potential Start-Up fund. The investment was announced at the recent Start-Up Showcase Event in Croke Park and will see SmartFactory expand its operations and double its workforce over the next three years. The company, established in 2016 and based […]

Building Entrepreneurs of the Future – UL Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

November 10, 2017

Over 25 second level students from schools across Limerick took to the University of Limerick this week to take part in the inaugural Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation camp jointly delivered by the Nexus Innovation Centre and the Kemmy Business School. The aim of the camp is to create a student mindset that is solution focused, […]

BNest launch second Social Entrepreneurship Programme

September 21, 2017

  BNest, the only dedicated social enterprise start-up programme within the Mid-West is once again partnering with Nexus to deliver this unique programme, aimed at supporting those driving social enterprise activities in the region. The BNest Programme is specifically aimed at emerging social enterprises. This year’s programme sees 11 participants joining Nexus for a six […]

Confirm Centre – General Manager

September 11, 2017

The new SFI research centre for smart manufacturing, Confirm is recruiting a General Manager. For more information:  

Nexus medical entrepreneur Chris lands keys to new car as Nissan Generation Next ambassador

August 3, 2017

Limerick medical entrepreneur Chris Kelly had plenty of cause for celebration this week when he landed the keys to a brand new, taxed and insured car after becoming a Nissan Generation Next ambassador.   Chris (20) based in the Nexus Innovation Centre UL, fended off competition from over 1,000 applicants to secure one of  eleven places […]

UL Nexus Innovation Centre marks 5 years in business and over 300 jobs created

July 10, 2017

UL Nexus Innovation Centre marks 5 years in business and over 300 jobs created Building entrepreneurs –student spin-out success with over 68% of companies founded by UL graduates Nexus Innovation Centre at the University of Limerick today (10th July) marked its fifth year in business with the launch of its annual report by Minister for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research […]

Innovation Camp at University of Limerick

May 25, 2017

Make the most of your October mid-term with this exciting one-week Innovation Camp at University of Limerick. Unlock your creativity and innovate new ventures. Take part in idea generation, design thinking and  get hands on with science, engineering and sports challenges. All in a fun and dynamic learning environment! October 23rd to 27th.   Make […]

Sales Application Engineer

April 7, 2017

POSITION TITLE: Sales Application Engineer JOB CODE: 32 DEPARTMENT: Sales Operations TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Business Development Manager   LOCATION: Santa Clara HQ, CA   FLSA:  Exempt   TITLES OF REPORTEES AND APPROX. NUMBER:  N/A   SUMMARY OF PURPOSE/FUNCTION:   The primary purpose of the position is to develop quote proposals for large automation projects. […]

BNest 2016-2017 Participants complete programme with Showcase event

March 30, 2017

BNest 2016/2017 Programme Showcase BNest, the first dedicated Social Enterprise Incubator Programme in Ireland, being run in partnership with Nexus Innovation Centre UL, held a showcase event last Friday (24th) for its 2016/2017 programme. At the event the nine graduating enterprises showcased their enterprises demonstrating the progress in their endeavors which are achieving real social […]

UL team win prestigious International Engineering and Commerce Case Competition

March 16, 2017

UL team win prestigious International Engineering and Commerce Case Competition   Congratulations to students Patrick Lu (2nd year Electronic and Computer Engineering), Eoin Hann (3rd year Civil Engineering), Darren Fehilly (2nd year Mechanical Engineering) and David Monaghan (2nd year BBS) winners of the internationally renowned Engineering and Commerce Case Competition (ECCC).   This inter-disciplinary competition focuses […]