Kilkenny is a hub for innovative tech companies who want to benefit from the exceptional offering of high-quality talent, investment opportunities and excellent infrastructure.
Ireland’s tech sector is a core part of the government’s economic agenda and its support is not limited to those companies operating in the capital. Kilkenny is home to global tech organisations and start-ups involved in cyber security, data analytics, and digital technologies including global cyber security specialists, CipherTechs.
Kilkenny also has several home-grown tech successes such as Keenan InTouch, a cloud-based technology that links 3,000 feeding machines on farms across the world straight to its live monitoring centre in the heart of Kilkenny city.
This buzzing entrepreneurial culture means that the start-up community has a great network with which to share experiences and make connections.
Applied research centres in the region are leading the agenda in the Internet of Things and next generation. ICT research group Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) and RIKON (the international centre of excellence in applied service innovation and business process research) is located at Burrells Hall, St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny.
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