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VANRATH Tech Round Up - 11th June 2021

  • Publish Date: Posted 8 months ago
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Ballymena man's firm awarded NASA 'From Moon to Mars' project

NASA has awarded a project critical for its campaign to send humans back to the surface of the moon, to a tech company founded by Ballymena man, Sam Anderson.  The USA's national aeronautics administration has awarded IceMOS with a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)...

Treedom, The World’s First Platform For Remote Tree Planting, Federico Garcea Explains

Treedom is a tree planting company that has worked with 782,698 people, 5,800 companies and 118,209 farmers to plant a variety of trees all over the planet. So far, they have planted over 2 million trees. Rachel talks with Federico Garcea about how he came up with the idea for people to be able to buy trees and be able to track and monitor them from thousands of miles away...

Researchers create 'unhackable' quantum network

Researchers working have successfully transmitted quantum bits (qubits) over 600 kilometers of optical fiber while managing to preserve the fragile quantum data encoded in the particles...

Irish firm Skytek to develop new earth observation tech for insurance sector

Software company Skytek is investing in a Research & Development (R&D) programme to develop its new Real Earth platform in Belfast, which Invest NI has offered £79,370 of support towards.  The platform assists insurers to proactively monitor risk aggregation and assess loss exposure with the assistance of Earth Observation (EO) imagery and other space technologies...

 

Thermo King Announces Development Of A Bachelor Of Engineering Degree And A Robotics Automation Training Centre

Thermo King, a brand of Trane Technologies has today announced its collaboration with Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), the development of a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in Automation and Robotics, building STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills in the local community...