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Launch of 2017 Ultimology

The Department of Ultimology has launched its 2017 Programme of Activities. Led by CONNECT’s Curator in Residence, Kate Strain, and CONNECT researcher, Kate Hallinan, the Department studies that which is dead or dying in a series or process. At the heart of this year’s...

Posted 2 months ago

CONNECT papers accepted for OFC 2017

Congratulations to 12 CONNECT researchers and their collaborators at other research institutes who have had five papers accepted for OFC 2017 in Los Angeles in March 2017. The annual Optical Fibre Communication Conference and Exhibition is the largest global gathering of optical communications and...

Posted 4 months ago

THINKTECH Winners Announcement

The winners of THINKTECH were announced by Minister Simon Coveney, TD, on Wednesday, 7 December 2016, at the Google Foundry in Dublin. They are Dublin-based Foodcloud Hubs, which redirects surplus food from producers to foodbanks and charities using a simple app. The Alone platform,...

Posted 5 months ago

Pervasive Nation wins major SFI funding award

The CONNECT Centre for Future Networks and Communications has been awarded €2.35 million as part of a €28 million investment in research equipment and facilities through Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). Professor Linda Doyle at Trinity College Dublin will lead “Pervasive Nation”, an Internet of...

Posted 1 year ago

New industry partners for CONNECT!

Industry partnership continues to be a strong focus for CONNECT. In recent months we have completed contract negotiations with Arris, IBM, Non Linear Systems and Synopsys. The combined total of the four new research packages will be worth in excess of €800,000. David Malone...

Posted 9 months ago

Linda Doyle talks IoT on TechCentral

Listen to our Director, Professor Linda Doyle, talk about Connect’s Internet-of-Things research work… Interview starts at 7′ 30”. http://www.techcentral.ie/getting-connected/  

Posted 10 months ago

Optical Network Design and Modeling conferenc...

The optical networks research group at Connect had 4 papers accepted at the 20th IEEE Optical Network Design and Modeling conference (ONDM) at Cartagena in Spain recently. One paper co-authored by Frank Slyne under the supervision of Prof. Marco Ruffini at Trinity College Dublin...

Posted 11 months ago

Introducing Pervasive Nation

Pervasive Nation is the Connect Centre’s national-scale Internet-of-Things research infrastructure based on a Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networking technology. It is funded by Science Foundation Ireland having won a Research Infrastructures Award in January 2016. The objective of Pervasive Nation is to build...

Posted 9 months ago

Optical ‘Oscar’ for CONNECT

CONNECT researchers – Frank Slyne, Séamus McGettrick, Christian Blümm, Marco Ruffini and David Payne – have had a “post-deadline” paper accepted at the Optical Fibre Conference (OFC) at Anaheim in California. The paper is entitled: “Demonstration of SDN enabled dynamically reconfigurable high capacity optical...

Posted 1 year ago

Steven Davy, Funded Investigator at TSSG, outlines CONNECT research plans…

1 year ago

Two major funding awards for CONNECT

The CONNECT Centre for Future Networks and Communications has been awarded €2.35 million as part of a €28 million investment in research equipment and facilities through Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). Professor Linda Doyle at Trinity College Dublin will lead “Pervasive Nation”, an Internet of...

Posted 1 year ago

Best wishes to @SInnovationIRL on the successful launch with An Taoiseach….

1 year ago

Digital Agriculture workshop, Brussels

A workshop on Digital Agriculture, co-hosted by CONNECT and the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) at Waterford Institute of Technology was held in Brussels on Thursday, 14 January. The gathering was addressed by Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Phil Hogan, and...

Posted 1 year ago

Frank Smyth, our Exec Director, talks about Enterprise Ireland’s Innovation Showcase 2015…

1 year ago

Our own Dr Nicola Marchetti describes life as an Ussher…

1 year ago

Great to meet @SiliconRepublic today @InnovateIE Plenty of…

1 year ago

Great #STEM public engagement: #pechakucha & #IrelandsEd..

1 year ago

Best wishes Dr Marco Ruffini on launch of €1m O’SHARE project

1 year ago

Dr Marco Ruffini launches €1m O’SHARE pro...

A €1 million telecoms research project, O’SHARE, has been launched at the CONNECT Centre in Trinity College Dublin. Led by Dr Marco Ruffini, Assistant Professor in Optical Network Architectures at the School of Computer Science and Statistics, the four-year project will explore ways of...

Posted 1 year ago

Emmett Carolan Scoops Best Paper Award

Emmett Carolan, a CONNECT PhD student at Maynooth University has won First Prize for Best Research Paper at the 7th International Conference on Mobile Networks and Management, organised by the European Alliance for Innovation, in Santander, Spain. Emmett beat off strong competition from 40...

Posted 2 years ago

Challenging Authority #IoT

DySpan win for CONNECT team

CONNECT researchers have won the 5G Spectrum Sharing Challenge at IEEE’s ‘DySpan 2015’ Conference in Stockholm, Sweden. The team’s contribution was entitled, “Coexistence through Adaptive Sensing and Markov Chains”. The team, captained by Dr Justin Tallon, a postdoctoral researcher with Professor Linda Doyle at...

Posted 1 year ago