MAKING IDEAS WORK
WHAT WE DO
We believe that entrepreneurs are the key to creating jobs, prosperity and economic growth. Our incubators support a community of high-tech startup companies and growing businesses. We enable entrepreneurs to collaborate with each other and with our research teams in a unique work environment. There are no limitations to how we can work together.
If your business can use some of the best strategists, designers and R&D resources available, then ArcLabs is the place for you to evolve and grow. Our goal is to build the best community of entrepreneurs and startups in Ireland and we're getting there.
SOME OF OUR CURRENT CLIENTS
Facebook Advertising & Campaign Management For Retailers
Waterford | London | Austin
StitcherAds is an application that enables online retailers to manage and optimize their pre-targeting and re-targeting direct response advertising on Facebook. Using your existing product catalog feed you can create hundreds of ads in minutes. With StitcherAds you can quickly re-target prospective customers who looked at a product but didn't buy, create ads for different devices, audience segments and add rules to automatically turn off ads that don’t meet your performance targets.
Technology-Enabled Services For Dairy Farmers
The InTouch AgriTech control box provides dairy farmers with access to a website application and telephone support from a team of top nutritionists who constantly monitor herds. In this way, InTouch helps to manage herd health, ration formulation, yield and costs, in order to free up cash flow in addition to improving profits.
Pin Point Alerts
Alert Services For Communities and Service Organisations
Delivering reliable, secure, cost-effective and easy-to-manage alert systems to national and international clients. Services available through a number of channels including SMS Text Messages, Email, Smartphone Apps, Landlines, Social Media and other web channels.
Great Marketing Works
Sometimes it’s a pure mentoring role, sometimes it’s brand development, redevelopment or deployment. Other times it’s highly strategic and the visible evidence of the work is only reflected in confidential documents. But always, always it’s about how to create great marketing because, simply put – great marketing works.
Carlow Kilkenny Energy Agency
Providing Sustainable Energy Information and Services
Carlow | Kilkenny
The Carlow Kilkenny Energy Agency is a non profit public-good energy consultancy. The Mission of the CKEA is to lead and support Co. Kilkenny & Co. Carlow to reduce its CO2 emissions by stimulating and contributing to the implementation of best practise in the field of sustainable energy. CKEA has extensive knowledge and experience in energy auditing, integration of renewable energies, feasibility studies etc. of small enterprises.
Dedicated to the role of nutrition in optimising and maintaining good vision.
Nutrasight Consultancy is a company dedicated to eye health, with emphasis on the role of nutrition in optimising and maintaining good vision. Nutrasight Consultancy conducts quality research into ocular disease, and is also involved in the dissemination of information relating to eye health. We also provide research courses for clinicians-in-training, and interactive workshops on medical statistics.
Customised Training and Education Programmes
Working with Information Technology, we specialse in education programmes around civic, social and political education. Our small team of expert trainers have built an impressive profile of clients throughout Ireland. Our mission is to assist our clients to communicate, empower and excel.
Waterford | Europe | Far East
Millenis' main activities are in specialty markets: magnesia, molasses and derivatives, trace elements, casein and other dairy products, and specialty grains. On the strength of its internationally recognised expertise Millenis guarantees optimized sourcing and global business traceability adjusted to the needs of all its partners, be they suppliers or customers.
Market and Product Information For the Global Biocides Industry
BI via its databank, specialises in the provision of information for Biocide suppliers, regulatory authorities and end-users. BI’s leading product is Diamond Databank which provides information on End-User Applications, Country Consumption of Biocides and a monthly summary of press clippings on Biocides, Suppliers, Patents, Regulations and End-User industries. The information is sourced from hundreds of chemical and industry journals which cover the Americas, Asia and Europe.
Providing real-time, authoritative data for KYC and AML compliance processes
Waterford | Dublin | Sydney | London
Kyckr provides award winning, commercially proven products for the authentication of businesses globally. Unlike many of our competitors, we deliver data in real-time. We are now the largest authoritative company search network available online, uniquely connecting to over 150 business registries worldwide
MIT Education Solutions
Information Systems for Schools and Colleges
MIT is a software development company providing services and solutions to educational organisation throughout Ireland and Europe. Working in co-operation with schools and colleges, MIT designs, develops, implements and supports Administrative & eLearning Solutions.
Eliminating the need to transmit and store private information online
Waterford | London
Sedicii authenticates users in such a way that the user’s password never leaves the user’s browser, is never stored on an authenticating server and the verifier is not able to impersonate the user.
Kodacall provides a WebRTC Carrier Grade Platform-as-a-Service for Real Time Immersive Telephony and Multi-media Services.
Kodacall's PaaS helps Developers rapidly and easily enable voice/video/data communications in their apps and websites, and helps Operators grow revenue and subscribers by attracting traffic- and value-generating apps.
It requires no plug-in , no download, no install, no sign-in and makes communication more embedded, more seamless and more instant from any websites and mobile application.
USA | Belarus | Ireland
CGM is a software development firm that designs, develops and delivers software systems and outsourced solutions for Telecom Service Providers. CGM’s main product supports the enrolment of end users in the US “Lifeline” scheme which offers discounted phone service to lower income households. CGM’s hosted software enables enrolment validation, providing telecom resellers, vendors and agents with the needed functionality to offer the Lifeline scheme with its variety of rules across different US States.
USA | Ireland
RouteMatch Software is a leading provider of intelligent transportation systems (ITS), helping more than 600 public and private sector transit agencies worldwide provide quality service to riders and their communities. Established in 2000 and privately held, RouteMatch addresses operational challenges commonly faced by today’s transit systems such as scheduling, dispatching, routing, automated vehicle location, coordination, reporting, automated fare collection and analytics. The company, comprised of more than 160 passionate and dedicated team members, brings cutting edge technologies to the market and couples that with award- winning customer care. This has led to rapid growth and adoption. Additional information about RouteMatch can be found at http://routematch.com/
UK | Ireland
110% is a tech start-up that uses an intelligent interactive digital platform to inspire and support employees to take control of their professional and personal lives. Each employee is assigned a ‘personal accelerator’, to reflect with every day online. This support is enhanced with regular video chat and personally curated content for each individual user.
Direct access to an experienced team that is dedicated to helping companies grow
Access to Waterford Institute of Technology's research and development community
Be part of a vibrant community of entrepreneurs
Mentoring on business strategy and operations
Access to an extended ecosystem of mentors, investors, researchers and advisers.
Access to specialised IT equipment
Relationships with state agencies, business angels and strategic partners
Help with grant and research proposals, investment finance and seed capital
Training and development programmes
SPACE & FACILITIES
High-quality, professional, flexible office space
24 X 7 secure access
High-speed resilient broadband
Fast WiFi throughout the campus
2 bookable meetings rooms available: capacity of 25-50 and 10-12 respectively
Bookable room for sales calls or ad-hoc meetings
Full-service canteen operating between 08:30 and 15:00
Catering for meetings and events
Phone instruments and DDI numbers provided.
Equipment co-location available in our on-site data centre
Security patrols and remote monitoring on campus outside normal working hours
Direct access to national motorway network
Reception and postal services
We work with each entrepreneur to create individual plans for developing viable, profitable and thriving businesses.
Examples of our support programmes include:
The National Programme Supporting Early-Stage Entrepreneurs
Eugene Crehan, Programme Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel. 051-302953
New Frontiers is Enterprise Ireland’s national entrepreneur development programme for innovative, early-stage startups. It is a three-phase programme and is delivered jointly by WIT and IT Carlow in the South East region. If you believe that you are capable of building a new sustainable business, apply now for a place on this programme.
Building links between SMEs and 3rd-level institutes
Kieran Sullivan, Research Programmes Officer
email@example.com | Tel. 051-834026
WIT has completed over 600 Innovation Voucher projects for SMEs across the island of Ireland. Vouchers worth €5,000 are available to assist any registered limited company to explore a business opportunity or problem. Innovation Vouchers can be used for a wide range of innovation or knowledge transfer projects. The knowledge gained from a project may be used to solve business problems or to innovate a product, process or service.
EU Funding and Support for Innovation Projects
Kieran Sullivan, EU Research Programmes Officer
firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel. 051-834026
The SME Instrument supports close-to-market activities that will result in breakthrough innovation. Highly innovative SMEs with a clear commercial ambition and a potential for high growth and internationalisation are the prime target.
Technology Transfer Office (TTO)
Put WIT's Technology To Work In Your Business
Dr. James O'Sullivan, Technology Transfer Manager
email@example.com | Tel. 051-845592
The TTO is a partnership with Enterprise Ireland that enables industry to engage with academics to maximise the commercial impact of their expertise and research.The focus is on ensuring that innovative technologies are made available to businesses and are used to create sustainable jobs and economic growth. The Technology Transfer Office is often the first point of contact for industry and other external agencies interested in identifying the research capabilities within the Institute and exploring how WIT experts can add value to a business.
THE ARCLABS TEAM
Kathryn is Manager of Industry Services in Office of the VP of Research at WIT. Kathryn manages the Institute’s support infrastructure for sponsored research and the technology transfer function in WIT. Prior to joining WIT, Kathryn worked in executive and management roles in financial services and international consultancy.
Bill runs a research group and mentors new and developing businesses. Prior to joining academia, Bill ran his own business for 9 years. His work experience includes executive-level roles in multinational organisations.
James attributes WIT's success in R&D to, "Our understanding about how to leverage industry funding, to access further funding to make their contribution go further, our focus on the business opportunity and not just the project, and our commitment to all parties.” WIT has more than 250 ongoing projects with a variety of companies across different industry sectors.
NEWS & UPDATES
ArcLabs Case Studies
Read the stories of some of our former clients
A Global Movement of People Who Grow Their Own Food.
Read about Michael Kelly's journey from creating the first GIY Community group as a hobby from his kitchen table to the development of a social enterprise with international reach...Read the full story here
An Agora Company
Ciaran McGrath opened Threefold Systems in ArcLabs in February 2015. The company underwent significant growth and graduated from the centre before the year was out...Read more about the Threefold story here