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Kerry Technology User Group

Members of the IMaR team gave a short presentation at the Kerry Technology User Group meeting on Tuesday evening which was focusing on the topic of the Internet of Things. While it is alway good to get the word out about the current work and research projects within the centre, it was also a great opportunity to hear presentations from and have the opportunity to meet others currently working and studying in this area.
Kerry Technology User Group a group that meets every month to discuss all things technology. Our members are a mix of staff and students from the Institute of Technology, Tralee and individuals from the software industry.
The group have recently set up a new Meetup group with which you can sign up for updates on future events or suggest/propose future topics.

Young scientists create smart sliotar

A group of fifth year students from Causeway Comprehensive presented Techno Sliotar, at the recent Young Scientist exhibition, the project featured a sliotar embedded with an iBeacon which allows it to be tracked using a phone app. IMaR were delighted to provide technical assistance to the groups who won a display award at the exhibition.

International RFID Congress 2014

The fifth edition of the International RFID Congress, organised by the CNRFID and co-located with RFID in Europe, will be a unique opportunity to take stock of deployments, new applications, changing technologies and any returns on investments. This anniversary edition will focus on all the themes of the previous congresses: the  Industry, Retail, Healthcare and Local Authorities. Download the RFID Congress flyer

Senior and Automation Engineer Positions at IMaR

We currently have an openings for an experienced engineers to join the IMaR team.
  • Senior Engineer – Electronics/Automation
  • Automation Engineer
Full details of these positions can be found on the IT Tralee website.

Application Procedure

All applications must be made online at

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries ONLY may be addressed to Dr. Daniel Riordan, email:   Closing date for receipt of completed application forms fo both posts is 12.00 noon on Monday 11th August 2014.

Postgraduate Research Scholarships

To support our research activity, IMaR has a number of positions under IT Tralee’s 2014 Postgraduate Scholarship Programme which is due to commence in September 2014. Graduates holding a relevant Level 8 Honours Degree (H2:2 or Higher) are invited to submit an application. Successful applicants will be awarded a bursary of €12,000 (€6,000 per annum), and the Institute will cover all student fees, for a maximum period of two years. The research projects in which the IMaR center is involved are :
  • Applications of Automated Identifications Systems to the Productive Ward
  • A MultiAgent Framework for the Internet of Things
  • Measuring Social Engagement within a Triple- Helix Cluster consisting of the Academic Institute, the Research Centre and the Public Authority using Sociometers
  • Automated Telemetric Food Safety System Targeting Transport & Distribution
  • Automonous Mobile Assistive Technologies for the Agricultural Sector
Postgraduate students are expected to complete their studies full-time at the Institute. The closing date for receipt of applications is 15th August 2014. Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend for interview during week commencing 1st September, 2014. Applicants who are eligible to apply for grants through Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) should note that the deadline for application is 1st August, 2014. If you are interested please complete and return the Scholarship Application Form If you have any further queries contact the External Services Manager at 066 7191846 or email