Dublin City University IoT sensor firm AmbiSense gets €1m from Atlantic Bridge Fund in Ireland

Founded as a research project within Dublin City University (DCU) in 2008, AmbiSense went on to become an Enterprise Ireland High Potential Start-Up in 2014, led by co-founders Stephen McNulty, Dr Fiachra Collins and Prof Dermot Diamond. Working within the booming field of the internet of things (IoT), the company designs and manufactures low-cost, smart, solar-powered, gas […]

Oxford University’s Spybiotech raises £4m in seed funding to tackle pandemics

An Oxford University company developing a biological superglue to tackle diseases and pandemics has won £4m of early-stage backing from Google’s venture capital arm GV and Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI), allowing it to spin out into an independent business. Spybiotech has developed a molecular superglue which it believes can be used to create vaccines more quickly […]