Non-European Study Groups with Industry

By Prof. Michael Vynnycky As is well-known amongst ECMI members, Study Groups with Industry are an internationally recognised method of technology transfer between academic mathematicians and industry; these take the form of week-long workshops that provide a forum for industrial scientists to work alongside academic mathematicians on problems of direct industrial […]

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Mathematical modelling in the pharmaceutical industry in Ireland

By Dr Kevin Moroney The pharmaceutical industry like many others is undergoing a technological revolution as we enter the much vaunted era of Industry 4.0. This is of particular strategic importance to Ireland, home to all of the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical companies and one of the largest exporters of […]

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Three perspectives on modelling groundwater contamination – An industry case study

By James Fannon, Alina Dubovskaya, Robert Garvey, Susan Fennell and Laura Marie Keane Groundwater contamination occurs when potentially hazardous material, typically arising from anthropogenic sources such as industrial or agricultural activities, makes its way (via percolation) from the ground surface to the water table. In this blog post, we document […]

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€21million Centre for Research Training in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Machine Learning Announced

€21million Centre for Research Training in Foundations of Data Science Announced In partnership with University College Dublin and Maynooth University, University of Limerick is to lead a new €21million SFI Centre for Research Training in Foundations of Data Science, with industry partners coordinated by Skillnet Ireland. Announced by Minister Heather […]

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AMIES – Mathematics and enterprises: more than 500 collaborations!

Since its creation in 2011; The French agency for mathematics in interaction with enterprises and society (AMIES) promotes collaborations between mathematics and business. These collaborations exist in different forms: Collaborative contracts (research, consulting, etc.), Ph.D. Thesis, Internships; creation of a mathematician position; creation of a company by a mathematician … […]

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Irish & EU industry to benefit from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) investment in Centres for Research Training

Ireland is getting ready to train the next generation of researchers in the area of Data Science and ICT.  The Irish government through Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) is investing approximately €80M to establish a number of Centres for Research Training (CRTs) in Ireland. These CRTs will provide cohorts of academically […]

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MACSI wins a Knowledge Transfer Ireland Research Impact Award for a Second Year in a Row!

A Project led by MACSI PhD Student Kevin Brosnan with Drs David O’Sullivan and Kevin Burke was awarded the 2018 Knowledge Transfer Ireland Research Consultancy Impact Award. The judges found that  Consultancy Impact Award winners, ‘University of Limerick and Xtract 360 Ltd’ were a compelling case for how a company can achieve value through accessing […]

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141st European Study Group with Industry, ESGI141, University College Dublin

The 141st European Study Group with Industry, ESGI141, University College Dublin 25th-29th June 2018 ESGI141 is a week-long workshop that provides a forum for industrial scientists to work alongside academics on a project submitted by the industrial participant. ESGI’s started with the first Study Group in Oxford in 1968 and […]

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