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Congratulations to it@cork board member Donna O’Shea  who recently has been appointed chair of cybersecurity in Cork Institute of Technology and the newly formed Munster Technological University (MTU). In her recent interview with the Irish Examiner Donna stated that Cybersecurity jobs in Ireland are to double within 10 years from its current 6,000 jobs total to 12,000 which is extremely positive news...
SeaFest and Cork Harbour Festival are coming together for Ireland’s biggest maritime celebration, which will take place in Cork this June. Cork City Council and the Inter-Departmental Marine Coordination Group (MCG) present SeaFest, a national free and family friendly maritime festival, at the Port of Cork on 7 – 9 June. This will be the...
Following the completion of the second CorkBIC International Security Accelerator Programme, and a successful Demo Day, we are delighted to announce we have opened applications for the 3rd cohort of the programme. We are looking for Disruptive Start-ups working in Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, RegTech, Fintech or other Deep technologies to join the...
it@cork is pleased to announce that it will be partnering with the Guinness Enterprise Centre’s (GEC) CoConnect program in 2019.  As part of the CoConnect programme, members of it@cork (start up and SME) will have access to the GEC’s coworking space in Taylors Lane, Dublin 8. Furthermore, it@cork member companies (start up and SMEs) will...
it@cork, which is the main representative body for the tech sector in the south west believes that whilst there are some very welcome measures in the budget, more could have been done for the Start-up and SME sector. There were a number of welcome initiatives in budget 2019 for the technology sector including: Corporate tax: The...
500 startups later, leading business venture consultancy, CorkBIC celebrates its 30th anniversary with an event at the Nano Nagle Centre in Cork City on October 1st. The private-sector led organisation, specifically set up in 1988 to identify and support high growth companies in the South West of Ireland, has played a significant role in developing many...
Election security on the agenda as former White House advisors join Zero Day Con in Washington, DC next month   The transformation of the digital world will be in the spotlight in Washington DC next month when Irish firm, Smarttech247 brings its cybersecurity event to the heart of the US capital. How the digital domain...
  To all previous attendees of the Women in Tech series: You may well remember that we launched the Women in Tech series back in 2014, to address the concern of a lack of events and networking opportunities to support women as they advance in their careers in the tech industry. We believe that both...
Cork, 11th December 2017: Funding has been approved for it@corks application under the Regional Enterprise Development Fund to co-fund a cluster manager. The fund which is an open national competitive call, is provided by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, through Enterprise Ireland and is a key action to support the Regional Action Plan for...