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County Hall (Floor 16)

Carrigrohane Road

Cork

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Cork County Council and CONNECT - the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks - invite you to CONNECT IN CORK, an information morning for business and industry to highlight ways that CONNECT’s third-level, technology research can potentially benefit your company.

This event will include details of funding opportunities that support collaborative research agreements with CONNECT’s technology researchers in
Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Cork Institute of Technology and other institutes around Ireland.

You may be surprised by some of the businesses already availing of this research collaboration funding. We hope this event will inspire you to get involved!

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09:00 Registration and refreshments
09:30 Welcome and Overview

Mayor of Cork
09:45 “Benefits for Business: Working with CONNECT’s researchers
Prof Linda Doyle, Director of CONNECT, Professor of Engineering & the Arts, Trinity College Dublin

10:10 Case Study 1: Smart Agriculture
On-farm disease diagnostics: CONNECT’s partnership with Cork County Council
Dr Alan O’Riordan, CONNECT, Tyndall National Institute
"Future Milk"
Dr Alan Mathewson, Deputy Director of CONNECT, Tyndall National Institute.

10:40 Case Study 2: Smart Urban Environments
Internet of Things and our communities
Prof. Dirk Pesch, CONNECT, Nimbus Centre, Cork Institute of Technology.

11:00 Refreshments

11:30 Case Study 3: Smart Networks
"Emerging Network Technology Trends: What you need to know"

Prof. Cormac Sreenan, Deputy Director of CONNECT, University College Cork.

11.50 “Internet of Things in action: Introducing Pervasive Nation - Ireland’s IoT Testbed.
Prof. Linda Doyle, Director of CONNECT, & Dr Brendan O’Flynn, CONNECT, Tyndall National Institute

12.15 Promoting Partnership
Short testimonies from existing CONNECT industry partners.

12:45 Lunch

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