Cover Story: A helping hand

Industry groups and third-level institutions are playing a key role in the development of Cork’s tech sector.

6th April, 2014
Dr Tim Roche, director, Technology Transfer Office, UCC; Professor Anita Maguire, vice-president of Research and Innovation, UCC; and Myriam Cronin, manager, Gateway UCC Incubation Centre.

The Cork Chamber of Commerce has been at the vanguard of promoting the city as an IT hub. ''In terms of the tech sector in Cork, one of the key areas we are focussed on is creating awareness in terms of the level of activity here, Conor Healy, chief executive of the Cork Chamber of Commerce told Connected.

Healy sees the chamber as having a role to help facilitate businesses looking to grow. ''Infrastructure is...

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