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News Digest - April 2019


05 April 2019 – TechCentral.ie

NCI team wipes out the competition at upStart

Coverage of NCI’s success at 2019’s Citi upStart, claiming both first and joint-second prize.

 

09 April 2019 – IrishTechNews.ie

NCI wins EU Big Data Funding Award for Pharma

National College of Ireland’s Cloud Competency Centre has won funding to realise Smart Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (SPuMoNI), coordinated by PQE Group in Italy, with partners also in Spain and Greece. 

 

22 April 2019 – TechCentral.ie

NCI wins EU Big Data funding award for pharmaceutical analytics research

Details of the SPuMoNI project, let by NCI’s Dr Adriana Chis.

 

25 April 2019 – The Irish Times

Setting standards for blockchain benefits business

A Special Report on the plenary meeting of the ISO/TC 307 committee on blockchain and electronic distributed ledger technologies, which takes place in NCI May 27-31.

 

01 April 2019 – SiliconRepublic.com

These are the skills you need to succeed in finance

Profile of Bróna Homan, business graduate from NCI, now working with Aon Centre for Innovation and Analytics

 

26 April 2019 – The Irish Times

Why business degrees are such a popular third-level choice

Brian Mooney includes NCI as a specialist in the field of human and industrial relations, alongside accounting, finance and business degree programmes.

 

 26 April 2019 – The Irish Times

Nine tips for choosing a business course

Answering 9 FAQs re choosing a business course, the panel (comprising of Ailbhe Murphy, career guidance counsellor with studyclix.ie and at Jesus and Mary Secondary School, Enniscrone; Dr Anne Smyth, MD of Drover Foods in Wexford; and Eamonn Sweeney, a BESS student at Trinity, and content and communications manager at studyclix.ie) point to the IFS apprenticeship courses at NCI.

 

09 April 2019 – Tipperary Live

Team of Tipperary apprentices reach final of national Generation Apprenticeship Contest

A Tipp team of 8 electrical and 4 electronic security system (ESS) apprentices from ETB made it to the Generation Apprenticeship final. Their letter ‘A’ was exhibited in NCI.