IN 4.0 Video Innovation at the Heart of the Naval Industry
29 July 2019
Innovation is a major challenge of the European shipping industry, Cork Institue of Technology (CIT) along with the main partners of the IN4.0 project supports the mari...
IN 4.0 3rd Steering Meeting in Glasgow
09 January 2019
Gerard O'Donovan and Dr John Hobbs represented CIT at the IN4.0 3rd Project Steering Committee Meeting, in Glasgow, Scotland, on the 11th and 12th of December. O...
CONSORTEX Partners hosted by Bretagne Pôle Naval
20 December 2018
The CONSORTEX partners were in Lorient, Brittany, on the 4th and 5th of December, for the 3rd Steering Committee Meeting. On the first day, the partnership att...
Knowledge Sharing Critical to Pyhäsalmi Challenges
18 October 2018
The 21st TCI Network, Global Conference took place in Toronto from the 16th to the 18th of October 2018. It was an ideal opportunity for CIT to present collaborative re...
RIS3 topical for Varazdin County Development Agency
09 October 2018
The Cork Institute of Technology benefited from a site visit from Public Institution for the Regional Development of the Varazdin County (JURA) from Croatia. JURA parti...
Fórum Oceano host the 2nd IN 4.0 Interreg Atlantic Meeting
17 July 2018
The IN 4.0 project consortium met in Leça da Palmeira (Portugal) on June 28th and 29th of 2018. Image: The IN 4.0 consortium on the balcony at the Cruise ...
CONSORTEX Partners Hosted by CIT
14 June 2018
Representatives from seven partner regions arrived in Cork on 12th June for a two day meeting of the Consortex project - European Internationalisation Maritime Consorti...
Interreg contributing to Ireland’s RIS3 / Cluster Agenda
17 May 2018
At a participative TCI Cluster Evaluation workshop hosted by Cork Institute of Technology on the 14th and 15th of May 2018, the themes of cluster and smart specialisati...
TCI Cluster Evaluation Group to Discuss RIS3 in Cork
11 April 2018
The Competitiveness Institutes (TCI Network) Cluster Evaluation Working Group will meet in Cork on 14th and 15th of May hosted by the V-LINC Research Group, Cork Instit...
V-LINC analyses Present and Future Pathways for the Pyhäsalmi Mining Services Cluster, Finland
29 January 2018
Pyhäsalmi Mine is the second deepest metal mine in Europe, the zinc and copper mine is owned by First Quantum Minerals, a Canadian mining corporation. However, as ...
Launch of Belgian Biotech Cluster Analysis
11 January 2018
The V-LINC group in CIT have been joined by Conor Harte who will pursue his PhD thesis in a collaborative project which sees the V-LINC cluster analysis and mapping too...
CONSORTEX project kicks-off in Bilbao, Spain 28-11-17
29 November 2017
European Internationalisation Maritime Consortia in the shipbuilding ancillary industries Seven partners arrived in Bilbao for two days the 28th and 29th November 20...
IN 4.0 Launched in Vigo 21/11/2017
27 November 2017
The project ‘Intelligent Naval 4.0’ or IN 4.0 for short, focuses on the modernisation of the naval industry was launched this week in Vigo. The consortium b...
ERASMUS+ - Cosmetics Clustering in Bogotá
22 November 2017
Dr John Hobbs and Eoin Byrne of the Cork Institute of Technology were hosted by the University del Rosario and Bogotá Chamber of Commerce to assess the Cosmetics...
Erasmus+ Connection with University of Maryland
02 June 2017
It is becoming obvious that the transfer of innovation and knowledge produced by research and technological organisations (RTOs) and higher education to local & reg...
CIT connects with Northern Finland
02 June 2017
Cork Institute of Technology were delighted to host representatives from Universities and regional development organisations across Northern Finland for a two day bench...
Tartu supporting sTARTUps
02 May 2017
Cork City Council as Consortium Partners in the Interreg Europe project Innova Foster attended the second project benchmarking and knowledge exchange visit in Tartu, Es...
Game Changers Required to Climb Europe’s Stairway to Research Excellence
08 March 2017
The ecoRIS3 consortium attended the ‘Synergies between European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) & Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Funding: The Sta...
CIT secures €300,000 for Interreg ecoRIS3 project
28 February 2017
Cork Institute of Technology secures €300,000 for trans-European research on optimising Regional Innovation Systems and Smart Specialisation Cork Inst...
EuroTech Connect: European SME Business Development in Cork
01 June 2016
Delegations from Spain, Slovenia and the United Kingdom have returned home after a three day trade mission in Cork, where they got to meet with a whole host of the regi...
International Opportunities for Chicago’s Tech Cluster
22 April 2016
A V-LINC Analysis of Chicago's ICT Cluster Ecosystem (Click Here for (1) Full Text or (2) Report Highlights). The Chicago region is globally compe...
CIT @ RSA & Silicon Valley
08 March 2016
During the world’s premier Cybersecurity conference – RSA 2016 in San Francisco, the Be Wiser project sponsored and supported several events, whic...
V-LINC presented with International Credit Mobility Award
08 February 2016
The V-LINC team and CIT were among a number of Higher Education Institutes (HEI) presented with an International Credit Mobility Award by Minister Damien English TD, Mi...
CIT’s V-LINC team analyses Chicago ICT Cluster
04 December 2015
Dr John Hobbs and Eoin Byrne of the Cork Institute of Technology were hosted by the University of Illinois and Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce to assess Chicago’s...
Be Wiser well connected @ TCI
11 November 2015
Under the theme of ‘Creative Economy and Cluster; Business Model and Policy Agenda,’ the 18th TCI Global Conference addressed four key themes 1) the strateg...
Be Wiser @ ICT 2015
27 October 2015
The ICT 2015 Innovate, Connect, Transform event which took place in Lisbon from the 20th to the 22nd of October 2015 provided a platform for networking opport...
Be Wiser Clusters in Cork
06 October 2015
The event was a key output of the South West Region Action Plan for Jobs and hosted experienced cluster practioners Joan Martí Estévez, director of cluste...
V-LINC Critical to Be Wiser Connect Launch
29 September 2015
Be Wiser Launches Match Making Tool for Pan-European Business Collaboration Be Wiser Connect an online match making tool, was launched at this week’s cluster s...
Clustering = Economic Growth
15 September 2015
The seminar series is being hosted by CIT in partnership with Cork County Council and is a key strategic action included in the South West Regional Action Pla...
European Congress of Local Governments
19 May 2015
Dr John Hobbs from CIT presented at the European Congress of Local Governments, on invitation from the Eastern Institute, Office of the Economic Forum, Warsaw...
CIT Presents Research Papers @ Massachusetts Institute of Technology
24 November 2014
Dr Hobbs was delighted to present at MIT. Dr Hobbs’ presentation focused on the application of V‐LINC to the it@cork driven ICT clusters participating in th...
Be Wiser Partner CIT Presents V-LINC at TCI Conference
14 November 2014
Under the theme of ‘Creating shared value through clusters for a sustainable future,’ the 17th TCI Global Conference addressed the question of how clusters ...
V-LINC features at Cluster Dynamics Workshop hosted by George Washington University
10 November 2014
Dr Hobbs was delighted to be invited by Dr Andrew Reamer (George Washington University) to participate whilst on route to present work he has developed in cluster visua...
CIT makes REAL Impact at University of Illinois
08 November 2014
REAL founded in 1989 by Professor Geoffrey J.D. Hewings at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a regional science research centre for advanced gradua...
High Impact Business Support System Developed @ CIT
27 October 2014
V‐LINC is a new software application and methodology which helps firms optimise how they do business with their suppliers, customers, talent providers, R&I pa...