Midlands to host Medtech and Manufacturing ‘Future of Work’ Seminar

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A national seminar exploring the Future of Work in Medtech & Manufacturing takes place in Athlone on Thursday October 5th. The event is a Free Information & Networking Seminar on Funded Training and Industry Insights for Medtech and Manufacturing businesses of all sizes. The Midlands is well-recognised as a centre of excellence in Advanced Manufacturing, […]

TUS to benefit from €84m TU RISE Fund for Research and Enterprise Support

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Technological University of the Shannon is set to benefit from the new €83.68 million TU Research and Innovation Supporting Enterprise (TU RISE) Fund announced by Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD. The scheme is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union through the European Regional […]

TUS invest €8.5m in Flexible Learning for academic year

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The Technological University of the Shannon (TUS) is making more than 1,500 flexible learning places worth more than €8.5 million available for the next academic year. These HCI and Springboard skilled focused programmes were developed following detailed engagement with local industry. Funded by the Higher Education Authority (HEA), Human Capital Initiative (HCI) and Springboard are […]

Midlands Women in Tech Career Networking Morning

On Saturday 24th June 2023, Midlands Women in Tech will host a Career Networking Morning at the Ardonagh Analytics Lab in Mullingar from 10am to 12pm. The Midlands Women in Tech community aims to close the gender gap and to help women and girls embrace Tech by educating and inspiring more women about the opportunities […]

TUS secure €1.3m for Bioeconomy Research

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Technological University of the Shannon have secured over €1.3m in funding to support major Bioeconomy Research projects in the coming years under the Policy and Strategic Studies Research Call from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. The Bioeconomy sector is one of the most important in Europe, employing close to 17.4 million people, […]

<br>TUS and Zinkworks Launch €2M Telecommunications Research Group

Technological University of the Shannon and Athlone-based technology company Zinkworks have launched a new €2M Telecommunications Research Group to Make Driverless, Intelligent Shipping Ports a Reality The group will develop cutting-edge autonomous port management capabilities using 5G, AI and cloud, improving eco-efficiency and safety. As the race for self-driving cars heats up, a team of […]

CAO Points ‘game-changer’

A new government initiative will allow students to start a degree programme in a college of further education (FE) and finish it in a university, without the big worry of CAO points. For the Midlands, TUS (Technological University of the Shannon) will be involved in the initial phase. This landmark policy will see students commence […]

New STEM Building approved for TUS Athlone with capacity for 1,000 students

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris has today (21 December) welcomed the conclusion and signing of the contracts for the construction of six new buildings across multiple campuses in the eastern, southern and midlands regions. As part of the announcement, a new 65,000sq.ft. STEM Building will be constructed on […]

TUS Learning Gates open across the Midlands

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The Technological University of the Shannon has opened new ‘TUS Learning Gates’ at locations across the Midlands. Several ‘TUS Learning Gates’ are to be located throughout the Midlands region, ensuring access to Higher Education opportunities is available to those living and working in surrounding areas throughout the Midlands. The first TUS Learning Gates to open […]

Midlands ICT Information Session at TUS

The bright future for ICT in the Midlands was the focus of an insightful event at Technological University of the Shannon (TUS) in Athlone, as Midlands Local Enterprise Offices and their clients came together for an information session delivered by teams from TUS and the COMAND Technology Gateway on the funding mechanisms open to business […]