New Frontiers

Innovation Hubs Galway & Mayo

New Frontiers Business Start-up Companies: 2013

Denis Sheehy - Cloudbrook Water Company

Name of Promoter:  Denis Sheehy

Name of Company:  Cloudbrook Water Company

Contact Details: 
Tel: +353 (0)61 640935
Email: info@cloudbrookwater.ie
Website:  www.cloudbrookwater.ie

Product Description:  Cloudbrookwater is a water supply company that specialises in providing clean, fresh drinking water from rainwater to any building type – domestic, commercial, agricultural, schools and public institutions.  We design, manufacture and install state of the art technologies that can eliminate water costs.

Sinéad Kenny - DiaNia Technologies

Name of Promoter:  Sinéad Kenny

Name of Company:  DiaNia Technologies

Contact Details: 
Tel:  +353 (0)87 641 2437
Email:  info@dianiatechnologies.com
Website:  www.dianiatechnologies.com

Product Description:  DiaNia Technologies is an R&D company specialising in medical device materials technology.  We aim to compete primarily on quality focused, timeline superior, innovative features leading to enhanced patient safety, product reliability, performance & cost-effectiveness benefits.  Our vision is to be a world class technology company focused on customer-driven solutions.  We believe a major void exists in the market place where our strong materials, science & project management capabilities can maximise the early development phase of devices.

David O’Sullivan - TaxHug

Name of Promoter:  David O’Sullivan

Name of Company:  Taxhug

Contact Details: 
Tel: +353 (0)1 554 9737
Email: customer@taxhug.com
Website:  www.taxhug.com

Product Description:  Taxhug is a web based IT platform that will inform the PAYE (Pay As You Earn) employees of what their tax credits/reliefs should actually be in the current and previous tax year.  The platform will be designed to prompt the additional tax credits and reliefs that are continuously missed by PAYE workers.  Once this is confirmed, the information is uploaded to the Revenue Commissioners IT system.

Name of Promoter:  Liam Feeney

Name of Company:  Spotrack

Contact Details: 
Phone:  +353 (0) 87 9293501 
Email:  info@spotrack.com
Website:  www.spotrack.com 

Product Description:  Follow spots, as the name suggests, are large lights used to follow a performer while they move around on a stage.  Instead of an operator physically moving the light, our product, Spotrack uses an ordinary computer and some software to simply follow the performer with a light whose movement is controlled using the computer’s mouse.

 

Marc Ganly - Contego Sports

Name of Promoter:  Marc Ganly

Name of Company:  Contego Sports

Contact Details: 
Tel:  +353 (0)87 6408725
Email:  info@contegosports.com

Product Description:  Concussion and head injuries are a major problem in high impact sports.  Our company, MARC Sports, develop innovative head protectors to enhance the players’ performance and maximise their safety.  Our next product is a next generation head protector that will initially be aimed at the rugby market.  The product will help reduce the incidence of concussion and aid with its early detection in players.

Olive O’Connor - Minimate

Name of Promoter:  Olive O’Connor

Name of Company:  Minimate

Contact Details: 
Tel:  +353 (0)87 798 2232 
Email:  info@medistori.com
Website:  www.medistori.com

Product Description:  Minimate creates customer driven minimalistic product solutions.  Our first product is the MediStori: a personal medical organiser which features specialised, specific-to-illness management diaries.  These diaries reduce the high risks and stresses associated with daily medication management and misdiagnosis of both acute and chronic illnesses.  The MediStori keeps all of a person’s or family’s complete medical records together in one place, which can be an essential tool in an emergency situation.

Les Egan - Egan Concepts

Name of Promoter:  Les Egan

Name of Company:  Egan Concepts

Contact Details: 
Tel: +353 (0)86 791 0783
Email: legan@eganconcepts.com

Product Description:  Egan Concepts is developing the first hand held alignment system for golfers, with active alignment and target lock technology, to help the golfer achieve their perfect setup.  We call it SetupEye.  The unit has been designed to be used on the golf course and so for the first time a golfer with SetupEye will have the ability to correct their game as soon as it starts to go wrong, with the convenience of a unit that fits in their pocket.

Carmel Goodfellow - Celtic Product Development

Name of Promoter:  Carmel Goodfellow

Name of Company:  Celtic Product Development

Contact Details: 
Tel:  +353 (0)91 799875, +353 (0)85 111 3560
Email:  info@cpdltd.ie
Website:  www.cpdltd.ie

Product Description:  CPD design & develop energy saving and environmentally friendly products.  Two of our products are now in production.  Bin Strap is a useful device for the household which keeps the lid on wheelie bins sealed and secure even if the bin tips over.  Eco Grate, our second product, saves money on solid fuel costs for the open fire, increases the heat output and reduces CO2 emissions.  CPD also assist other companies or individuals with patent applications, product design and development.

Liam Delaney - CareerBud

Name of Promoter:  Liam Delaney

Name of Company:  CareerBud

Contact Details: 
Tel: +353 (0)87 255 7657
Email: liam@careerbud.com

Product Description:  CareerBud is a new and innovative process/system for job seekers that brings structure, clarity and efficiency to the job seeking process.  Our solution is a fully structured “Five Phase” process, supplemented with a proprietary software solution (TrackerBud ©) to assist in managing the process.

Una Mc Neill - RoamPA

Name of Promoter:  Una Mc Neill

Name of Company:  RoamPA

Contact Details: 
Tel:  +353 (0)87 219 8476
Email:  unamcneill@gmail.com
Website:  www.roampa.com

Product Description:  RoamPA is an innovative support system for employees who move internationally for work.  It can cost employers up to three times the employees’ annual salary for work related moves.  RoamPA supports the employees throughout their move so they can focus on the job in hand which means greater return on investment for the project and the company.  RoamPA automates and eases the administration burden for the employer internally and as a result the employer benefits from direct cost savings.