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2016 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards Shortlist Announced

03 March 2016

The RIA and the American Chamber of Commerce, Ireland are delighted to announce the shortlisted organisations for the 2016 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards.

The shortlist was announced at the American Chamber President’s lunch at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dublin on Thursday 3 March. Each shortlisted organisation will be profiled in The Irish Times over the coming months. The winners in each of the award categories will receive a specially commissioned award designed by Shane Holland. Winners will be announced at the American Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on 20 May.

The 2016 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards are sponsored by KPMG and Ulster Bank and supported by The Irish Times.

2016 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards Shortlist:

Irish Operations of a US multinational company

Analog Devices
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Software Services: Cloud & Analytic Services Innovation Centre
IBM Research - Ireland
Intel Research and Development Ireland
Microsoft Ireland

Irish based SME/Start up with US links

AnaBio Technologies Ltd
Econiq Ltd
Texthelp
Transfermate

Irish Higher Education Institution/Research Centre with US links

Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen's University Belfast
Dublin City University
Maynooth University
Tyndall National Institute
University College Dublin
University of Limerick

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