The event was designed to be ‘hard hitting’ and give start-ups some real insight into making things work for their business. Plus Think Visual talks about how they are helping businesses to expand their ideas and communication by helping them visualise the messages they are producing. And the Irish scientists from Trinity College Dublin who have made a major breakthrough in the manufacturing of the ultra-strong substance Graphene.
Kehlan travels to the Wild Atlantic Start-Up conference held at the Kemmy Business School in the University of Limerick. The event was an outstanding success and already things are moving to make next years event bigger and better. The attendees provide some of their insights to Kehlan how the event is a real positive for start-ups in the West and South –West of the country.
Naomi Fein from ThinkVisual.ie joins the show to talk about her business. They use creativity and design to translate abstract challenges into tangible solutions and to enhance understanding through memorable visual art. Naomi talks about how this started as a business and why it provides businesses with the outlet to explore ideas and encourage new thinking.
Jonathan Coleman is part of the Trinity College Team who has developed a new cost effective way for the manufacturing of graphene. Graphene is pure carbon in the form of a very thin, nearly transparent sheet, one atom thick. It is remarkably strong for its very low weight (100 times stronger than steel and it conducts heat and electricity with great efficiency. Jonathan talks about how they developed the breakthrough and how it will impact us in the future.