CyberColloids offers a range of services covering research, innovation, manufacturing excellence, outsourcing strategies, process and product development as well as sales and technical marketing support in relation to hydrocolloids.
I am currently managing a Fusion technology transfer project between the company and University of Ulster to increase the bioanalytical chemistry capability and develop a bioactive substances knowledge provision function.
Clinical Conduct Associates is a European Clinical Research Management Organisation headquartered in Cork, Ireland with offices in Manchester, UK, and mainland Europe. CCA offers a range of quality services to the Pharmaceutical Industry to ensure new products are brought to market in an efficient and cost effective way.
I managed a Fusion technology transfer project between the company and UNiversity of Ulster to develop a European Quality Management System (EQMS).
Celtic Sea Minerals specialises in the development, manufacture and marketing of natural animal feed, hygiene and fertiliser products based on calcareous marine algae (Lithothamnion).
I managed a Fusion technology transfer project between the company and University of Ulster to implement a set of NPD procedures and embed a technical support capability.
BRITE (Business Register Interoperability Throughout Europe) is an Integrated Project co-funded by the European Commission, DG Information Society & Media. BRITE involves a consortium of 22 organisations including European Business Registers and Chambers of Commerce, IT Companies, Universities and SMEs. It aims to develop and implement an innovative interoperability model, ICT service platform and management instrument for Business Registers to interact across the EU.
I was retained by the European Business Register (EBR), the co-ordinator of the project, to carry out a mid-term review of the project.
Bright Solutions Ltd. is a supplier of services and solutions to the electronics manufacturing and medical industry. Based in Limerick, Bright Solutions Ltd. provides electronics manufacturing services to companies throughout Ireland and abroad.
I managed a Fusion technology transfer project between the company and University of Ulster to implement an advanced package assembly process and to prototype and incorporate new integrated Circuit package types into daily production.
The ATA Group is an international market provider of air tools and carbide burrs.
In 2007, the Group was bought out in a deal led by FL Partners.
Working for Resources Global Professionals, I carried out a short review of the IT issues facing the company.
Almir Business is a multidisciplinary management consultancy company with particular expertise in:
Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001, ISO 13485, AS9100);
Environmental Management (ISO 14001);
Health & Safety Management (OHSAS 18001);
Green Business (Carbon Footprint analysis, Repak Audits, Waste and Energy minimisation);
Business Improvement (Lean Six Sigma, Problem Solving); and
I managed a Fusion technology transfer project between Almir and the University of Ulster to develop a suite of online tools and interactive multimedia eLearning resources.
ABC Sports Nutrition is an Irish owned and operated contract manufacturer of nutritional powders, vitamin capsules and spray vitamins.
I managed a Fusion technology transfer project between the company and the University of Ulster designed to optimise ABC Nutrition’s powder, spray vitamin and capsule manufacturing operations, and develop and commercialise weight loss programme products.
ON 28th of April 2010, I joined the Board of whatswhat.ie – The online business directory for Ireland. Whatswhat.ie is innovative, dynamic and completely driven by customer needs. I’m looking forward to working on building partnerships, channel relationships and new technology innovations that will continue to deliver exceptional value to our customers
Paraic Hegarty has been appointed by Enterprise Ireland to be expert facilitator of the Financial Services GRC Competence Centre (GRC3).
The Competence Centres Programme, was launched in March 2007, inviting Expressions of Interest from groups of companies interested in forming a consortium to lead and participate in a Competence Centre initiative.
The key to the role is the development of an Industry-led Research Agenda, consisting of an agreed, prioritised set of generic research challenges which, if successfully met, should lead to commercial outputs for the company group and the wider technology or sectoral area.
The contract award was based on these criteria:
(i) Technical and business knowledge in Financial Services and related fields
(ii) Skills in consensus building across companies
(iii) Understanding of the challenges associated with the commercialisation of new technologies
(iv) Appropriate knowledge of research capabilities within the higher education system in Ireland
(v) Track record in research agenda development
(vi) Clear verbal and written communication skills