Projects

The region has a large and diverse range of innovative Smart projects across a variety of areas including ICT, Energy, Transport, Water, Health, Tourism, Education.

 

Conference: The Challenge of Smart Cities in Ireland

The Smart Cities Agenda recognises that cities, globally, are growing at a rapid rate which, in turn brings with it...
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Nominations open for the Smart Technology Innovation Award

Cork Smart Gateway is delighted to continue its sponsorship of the Smart Technology Innovation Award. The it@cork Leaders Awards is an annual event...
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Smart Project to Improve Mastitis Detection in Cows Launched in Cork

Cork County Council and the Science Foundation Ireland CONNECT Research Centre will jointly fund a €150,000 project which could revolutionise...
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Cork Innovates

Cork Innovates is a partnership of the most influential organisations across Cork who supports entrepreneurship and innovation. The Partnership’s mission...
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Workbench at Bank of Ireland, 70 St. Patrick’s Street

Bank of Ireland is proudly supporting Cork businesses and startups by providing a professional work environment, free of charge in...
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Launch of Open Data Strategy 2017 – 2022

Patrick O’Donovan TD, Minister of State for Open Government and eGovernment launched the publication of a national Open Data Strategy for...
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Energy Efficiency Projects with SEAI Better Energy Communities

Northside Enterprise Centre and Cork City Council have implemented a number of projects across Cork City which have been funded...
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Sirus Group – Building Energy Management

The indigenous Irish company, Sirus Group are specialists in providing energy management solutions for buildings. We have been on the...
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€80k Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Challenge with Cork County Council and Enterprise Ireland

Seed Fund Challenge invites applicants to deliver innovative ways to help Cork’s elderly citizens maintain a good quality of life....
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TAPSTAK

TAPSTAK allows anyone to add push-button interaction to any show, event, service or object and deploy it to a large...
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Cork County Council Launches Online Engagement Portal

Cork County Council has launched a new online portal for customers to engage and interact with the local authority. The...
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Marine User Experience

Marine User Experience was established in 2015 with the unique goal of improving marine products through focusing on the user’s...
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Dare Technology

Dare Technology is an innovative Irish company established to develop and commercialise patented renewable energy technology. Based in the IMERC incubator...
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Exceedence Ltd – Taking the Risk out of Renewables

Exceedence Ltd, established in 2015, provides an innovative financial modelling and analytics software tool for the renewable energy sector. Exceedence...
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Solo Energy

Solo Energy is a disruptive new energy supplier business launching in Ireland in 2017, using energy storage to offer low-cost...
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Next Generation Technology Enhancing the Spike Island Tourist Experience

Following the takeover of Spike Island by Cork County Council in 2010 the former jail and British military fort has...
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Photovoltaic System for Ballyvolane Firestation

Cork City Council in Partnership with Northside Community Enterprise (NCE) has secured funding for the installation of a solar photovoltaic...
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Engaging with Citizens and Stakeholders through Vconnecta

Vconnecta Public Consultation is a total solution software for stakeholder engagement and citizen engagement. Based in Cork, Ireland Vconnecta is...
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Insight Centre for Data Analytics

Established in 2013 with Science Foundation Ireland funding, Insight is a joint initiative between University College Dublin, the National University...
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Cork Companies Develop Technology to Assist Children with Autism

The Smarter Senses Project is a three step programme that commenced in 2010 with the aim of driving the Shine...
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CoderDojo

CoderDojo is a global movement of free, volunteer-led,  community based programming clubs for young people. At a Dojo, young people,...
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Designer Dojo

DesignerDojo was developed in Cork by Paul Lee, founder of Viewsion Virtual Environments and now Chief 3D Architect (C3A) with Retaileverywhere....
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Cork County Online Library Services

Cork County Library App The County Library app allows you to access a large number of our services all in...
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Online Services at all Cork City Libraries

Irish Public Libraries including all Cork City Libraries now provide an enhanced range of online services comprising e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines/journals,...
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Cork County Council Energy Management Action Plan

Cork County Council has became the first Local Authority in Ireland to be fully accredited to ISO50001, the international standard...
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The Entrepreneur Ship at IMERC

Launched in March 2010, the Irish Maritime and Resource Cluster (IMERC) aims to establish a global maritime and energy innovation...
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Mobile Library Serving Rural Communities

The mobile libraries deliver a library service to rural communities that do not have access to our branch library service....
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BIM Green Seafood Business Programme

The BIM Green Seafood Business programme aims at assisting Irish seafood processors in reducing their environmental impacts and saving them...
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Engaging with the Community with Library Link

‌In March 2007, Cork City Libraries launched a new van-based service to bring library services to people who cannot travel...
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E2District – Energy Research Project at Nimbus

E2District is a European Commission Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Project which is being coordinated by the Nimbus Research Centre. The...
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Tyndall’s Energy Saving Programme

Since 2008, Tyndall National Institute has actively managed its energy consumption and usage. The Tyndall wide energy efficiency programme is...
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Ludgate@Skibbereen

Ludgate@Skibbereen is a not for profit initiative which was established in October 2014 and aims to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem...
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Cork County Hall Campus Beyond 2020

The County Hall campus consists of a 17-storey office block, six-storey extension and library, located on Carrigrohane Road in Cork...
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Cork County Council Replaces Public Lights on the Islands with LED lights

Cork County Council through its Public Lighting Maintenance Contractor, SSE Airtricity Utility Solutions, has undertaken a project which has upgraded...
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Real Time River Lee Water Levels

Real Time Information of River Lee Water Levels at Anglers Rest and Lee Road
 

GrowSmarter: transforming cities for a smart, sustainable Europe

Cork City is currently a ‘follower city’ in a Horizon 2020 project called GrowSmarter. This was one of three projects...
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Clonakilty Pioneers New Wastewater Treatment Technology

Irish Water, Ireland’s national water utility responsible for providing and developing water and wastewater services throughout Ireland recently upgraded the...
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Basement Car Park Lighting Project

Cork City Council Energy Office in conjunction with the Plant & Machinery section recently carried out an energy efficient retrofit of...
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Cork City Council E-Governance Projects

Cork City Council are rolling out a number of E-Governance projects which apply ICT for delivering government services. Recently two...
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Energy Cork

Energy Cork is an industry-driven cluster pursuing coordinated actions to strengthen enterprise and employment within the energy sector in the...
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I WISH (Inspiring Women in STEM) Conference

I WISH is a Cork initiative to inspire, encourage and motivate young secondary school female students to pursue careers in...
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Cork Smart Gateway Citizen Engagement Survey

As part of the Cork Smart Gateway Initiative researchers from the International Energy Research Centre (IERC), hosted in Tyndall National...
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Planning Viewer Cork

Cork County Council became the first local authority to launch a free app for people who want to get information...
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SMILE Resource Exchange

SMILE is a free service for business that encourages the sharing and exchanging of resources in order to reduce costs...
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Bandon Flood Early Warning System (FEWS)

This system has been put in place by Cork County Council, Bandon Town Council and the Office of Public Works...
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DRIVE4ZERO

DRIVE4ZERO is an exciting initiative which was launched in 2014 to promote electric vehicles in Ireland. The DRIVE4ZERO initiative encourages...
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In Hand Guides

An innovative use of new technology has allowed Cork company ‘In Hand Guides  Ltd’ to create a portable souvenir digital...
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TIP tap tap

‘TIP tap tap’ technology enhances traditional teaching and assessment methods, using school desks as an interactive touch-sensing interface to the...
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Smart Monitoring Water Buoy

The low cost monitoring water buoy was developed by researchers in the Water Systems and Services Innovation Centre at Nimbus...
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Glen Regeneration Phase 2 Housing Scheme

Cork City Council has recently completed the ‘Glen regeneration: phase 2’ project. This project comprises a mix of 59 houses...
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Cork City Council Open Data Repository

Cork City Council have developed an online platform for publishing relevant city information obtained from a number of various sources...
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Water Systems and Services Innovation Centre

The Water Systems and Services Innovation Centre (WSSIC) is a joint venture between Cork City Council, Cork County Council and the Nimbus Centre at...
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The Mallow Systems Innovation Centre

The Mallow Systems Innovation Centre (MSIC) was developed in 2012 and is a collaboration between the local community, Cork County...
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AEOLUS

A joint venture between renewable organisations and academia has created a new smart kite that powers ships with wind energy...
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Smart Energy Management System Development at Tyndall

Tyndall has just completed work on a European Funded Project called GreenCom. The aim of the GreenCom project is to...
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The National Sustainable Building Energy Test Bed at Nimbus

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) in partnership with United Technologies Research Centre Ireland Ltd. (UTRC-I) manage the “National Sustainable Building...
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Cork City Council Electric Vehicle Fleet

Cork City Council currently has a fleet which includes three EV vans, a Nissan Leaf and three Pedicels. Cork City...
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Mix Your Mode Journey Planner

Cork County Council has developed a Journey Planning tool for planning trips by public transport, cycling or an electric vehicle and...
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