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    Student Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

    The Arclabs Student Entrepreneurship Bootcamp aims to assist in developing WIT students innovative ideas into viable business opportunities .

    The Bootcamp will run in ArcLabs on 28th February from 1- 7pm and will be followed up by 1-to-1 mentoring meetings with the students on 6th and 7th March.To register for this please go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/student-entrepreneurship-bootcamp-tickets-31995870510?aff=es2



    December 5, 2016

    Polar Bear Pitching welcomes startups to Oulu, an innovative city in Northern Finland on Feb 14th-15th 2017! Unlike in all other pitching competitions, in Polar Bear Pitching there is no time limit. However, the entrepreneurs have to give their pitches while standing waist deep in ice cold water on a stage carved in the frozen Baltic Sea. The event is livestreamed throughout the world.

    September 22

    ArcLabs Kilkenny company Veri Integrated Training brings compliance and quality assurance to a new level. A software expert has teamed up with one of the country’s most highly accredited training providers to launch a brand new and integrated software solution that provides students...

    September 7

    Congratulations to the teams in Kyckr and Global Business Register based in ArcLabs on their fantastic fundraising success. Please see link for full article published in the Irish Times today, 07.09.16 http://www.irishtimes.com/business/technology/irish-fintech-firm-kyckr-raises-over-3m-after-ipo-in...

    April 15

    Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has signed a €2.5m contract with Enterprise Ireland which will fund a significant expansion of the incubation facilities in ArcLabs. The 1,000m2 extension will enable the Institute to double its capacity to support technology start-ups in the South East region...

    March 25, 2015

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015: Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and University College Dublin (UCD) between them picked up all four Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) Impact Awards earlier today.WIT won two awards, which were presented by Damien English, T.D., Minister for Skills...

    March 16, 2015

    Irish company Immersive VR Education are celebrating today after successfully funding their Apollo 11 Virtual Reality Experience using crowd funding website Kickstarter. The Waterford based company was formed late last year and have big plans to change the face of education worldwide by providing vi...

    October 12, 2015

    Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Paudie Coffey, announced that CGM, LLC, will establish a software development centre in Waterford Institute of Technology’s Research and Innovation Centre Arclabs, creating 10 jobs. CGM was introduced to Ireland through ConnectIreland...

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