CSG webinars

Webinar: “Cloud Computing Services for Businesses”

As SMEs understand the chances they have with technologies, it is also necessary to address the funding opportunities that they have access to digitally transform themselves. Therefore, this session presents local case studies where local academia partners have joined SMEs to assist them to explore a business opportunity or problem by utilising EI Innovation Vouchers. The session also showcases an example of how SFI has supported SME collaborations with research organisations on joint projects and it also presents some European funding opportunities that can be availed of by SMEs.

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Webinar: “Funding the Digitalisation of SMEs”

This Cork Smart Gateway webinar presents two proud Cork companies: CloudCIX, a Cloud Computing services provider that showcases the solutions that this technology is capable of, and WorkVivo, a company that has developed an employee communication platform and that utilises Cloud Computing as a core technology for its success. Additionally, this online session introduces work by two academic partners of the Cork Smart Gateway. The first presentation is from the Nimbus Research Centre at MTU and the second from the School of Computer Science and IT at UCC. The presentations address the adoption of Cloud Computing in different technology areas such as Fintech and how Cloud Computing helps small companies that are not able to afford an IT department.

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Webinar “AI and its adoption in businesses”

This Cork Smart Gateway webinar presents an overview of recent innovation in Artificial Intelligence, their technical developments and impact on the economy, society and public services. The webinar also showcases the use of AI by two companies that have contributed to the local economy and development of a project in collaboration with Cork County Council. The webinar features industry and academic speakers from two Irish start-ups and the Insight Centre at University College Cork and the Nimbus Research Centre and was hold in preparation to the National Innovation Week 2020.

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Webinar “AR/VR transforming businesses”

This new Cork Smart Gateway webinar presents real cases of AR & VR applications, showcasing a tourism project developed between UCC and Cork City Council and recent AR/VR projects conducted by the Nimbus Research Centre in partnership with Industry Furthermore, two Irish companies introduce their immersive AR and VR solutions for industrial and marketing applications.


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Webinar: Upskilling Opportunities for a Digital Transformation.

A lack of digital skills and misaligned talent plans could jeopardize a company’s success. In order to tackle this risk, university-industry collaborations are key components of a regional innovation plan to help companies, in particular SMEs to address this issue. With the purpose to showcase selected collaborations that support and boost the development of digital skills in different business areas, the Cork Smart Gateway kindly brings you to this webinar on “Upskilling Opportunities for a Digital Transformation”.


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