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LEAP 2011/12 participants

Inquiries: lisa.odonoghue@alr.iee

Tel: + 353 (0) 87 7420639

ALR Innovations
Dr. Lisa O' Donoghue CEO
Offices at :
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Hartnett Enterprise Acceleration Centre, Moylish Park, Limerick, Ireland

Mobile: +35386 353 6907
Web: www.NeverMindGames.com    
Twitter: @NeverMindGames  
Facebook: NeverMind Games 

NeverMind Games
Mark Lambe

LIT Tipperary, Nenagh Rd., Thurles, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

UK Tel: 0844 774 5888;
ROI Tel: (0)61 458455 
UK Fax: 01733 808126;
ROI Fax: (0) 61 329386
E: info@lavidafood.com  
SKYPE: lavida.food
Company Registration: 474752 (IE)

Lavida Foods
Mairead Maher

Tel: 061 404440
Mobile: 086 4099075
Email: gillian@businessconsult.ie
Website: www.businessconsult.ie

Business Consult
Gillian Horan
The Granary,
Michael Street,

Mob: 087 2120152
Email: sales@bansheecomputers.com
Web: www.bansheecomputers.com

Banshee Computers
Niall O'Sullivan

Web: https://eventmaster.ie
Email : john@eventmaster.ie

Event Master
John Cleary
Rosemount, Ballinacurra Road, Limerick

Mobile 086 8300227
Tel + 353 61 603974 Fax + 353 61 603989
Email:  sean.guinane@techpart.ie
Web: www.techpart.ie

Techpart Limited
Unit 15 East Link Business Park
Ballysimon Road

Telephone: +353 (61) 513164
FAX: +353 (61) 513056
Email: info@resourcekraft.com

Block 2,
International Business Centre,
University of Limerick,

Tel: +353-61-512500


EpiSensor Ltd.
Georges Quay House,
Georges Quay,
Limerick, Ireland

Barry Lunn
Tierney Building,
Tel: +7-495-755 62 66
Tel: +86-136-9194-5263
University of Limerick,
Email: Gerasimov, Sergey

Email: Amideon China Limerick, Ireland (IRL). Tel:  +353 61 748 264
Fax: +353-61-338 065 Email: info@amideon.com

Amideon Systems Limited

Oliver Maloney

Arista networks
Arista Networks was founded to deliver cloud networking solutions for large data centre and high-performance computing environments. Arista delivers a portfolio of Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches that redefine network architectures, bring extensibility to networking, and dramatically change the price/performance of data centre networks.

Siobhan Moane

Shannon ABC
We develop new processes and products from bio-resources and provide the solutions and discoveries to biotech and life science industries.
Shannon ABC identifies innovative ingredients and biological products from natural resources using novel state of the art processes to obtain lead molecules for drug development and value added food, flavour and medicinal products.
The Centre has a strong history of collaboration with industry in the area of bioactive compounds, as well as the broader Irish biotechnology sector, and was established through core funding provided by Enterprise Ireland under the Applied Research Enhancement (ARE) Program.

Fergal Brosnan
Latitude: 52.674528
Longitude: -8.646626
Tel: +353 (0)61 448 530
Fax: +353 (0)61 448 531
Email: info@icmaskdesign.com

IC Mask
Founded in 2002, IC Mask Design is Ireland's first independently owned Integrated Circuit Physical Design Company. We are breaking new ground in the semiconductor design industry, exploiting the trend towards outsourcing in the semiconductor marketplace, as well as the demand within the industry for high quality Physical Design Services.
Throughout the short yet distinguished history of our company, we have remained focused on total client satisfaction and the pursuit of excellence. Because of our outstanding reputation, proven expertise, and untiring commitment to service, IC Mask Design has grown to become a leader in the provision of Physical Design Services to the semiconductor industry.
In today's world of extraordinary time-to-market pressure and constrained global engineering resources, IC Mask Design brings together all of the crucial aspects of IC layout into a streamlined business model.
We enable our customers to focus on their end-product features, costs and performance, by providing a flexible and cost-effective physical design solution. Our world class engineering team, with expertise in all disciplines of physical design, offers our customers an unparalleled range of services and training.

LEAP 2010/11 participants

Web: http://filter-ability.com/
Email: info@filter-ability.com
Tel: +353 61 208 358
Skype: solid-liquid

Trevor Sparks

Enabling producers of pharmaceuticals, foods, metals and chemicals to understand and optimise
their filtration processes – cutting production costs and environmental impact while improving
their quality.

Tel: +353 (0)61 490 163 
-hello@xyndi.ie  -www.xyndi.ie

Alex Schregardus

Xyndi™ is a web based DIY system to create mobile applications; without software development.
visitorM is our latest product for destination marketers who need a cheap and convenient way to deliver and maintain mobile visitor information apps for their cities and regions.

Tel: 061490159
Twitter www.twitter.com/shadowman_rugby
Web: www.shadowman.ie
Mail: info@shadowman.ie

JP Hartigan

Shadowman is an innovative, educational and realistic system for rugby players to safely practice a tackle.
It is a transportable, flexible and dynamic training tool that helps players improve tackling skills, sprinting technique and injury recovery. Shadowman is our first skill enhancement product.

P: +353 61 748866
F: +353 61 322786

Shane MacAlister

MobaNode specialises in ENGAGING with mobile consumers by delivering TARGETED, RELEVANT and LOCALISED content and messaging to MOBILES. We connect BRANDS and ORGANISATIONs directly to the most personal of media channels - the MOBILE PHONE. 

Mobile: +353 (0)87 219 5452

Email: info@parenthood.ie
Web: http://www.parenthood.ie

Barbara Finucane

Parenthood.ie – Ireland's only online magazine for parents. Covering all parenting needs from the first stages of conception, through pregnancy, to parenting babies and toddlers.


Tel: +353 (0)61 490 176
Mobile: +353 (0)87 240 2960
Email: info@biospherica.eu

Joseph Wheatley

Biospherica provides long range weather-related risk analysis to agricultural commodity markets. Our goal is to enable clients to exploit information from seasonal climatic forecasts within their businesses.

Tel: +353 61 448504
Email: info@cloudiumsystems.com
Web: http://www.cloudiumsystems.com

John Hickey

Cloudium Systems is accelerating desktop virtualization to enable high performance, low cost and scalable access to virtual desktops. Our goal is to provide the same experience as a desktop PC at significantly reduced costs.


Tel: 353 (0) 833021452
Web: http://www.ekotree.ie
Email info@ekotree.ie

Diarmuid Neilan

Ekotree manufacturers, promotes and sells ethical – green apparel products. Ekotree adheres to ethically and environmentally sustainable processes in product design lifecycle to give our customers truly sustainable alternatives. 

Office +353 (0) 61 208 216
Mobile +353 (0) 86 331 6502

Email albert@narlicreative.com
Web: www.narlicreative.com

Albert Quigley

At Narlí Creative we specialise in branding, design and events for businesses looking for strategic concepts in communicating their brand to their target market. In essence, we deliver brand impact.

Tel: +353 (0)61 490153
Mobile: 087 2876396
Mobile: 087 2876396
Email: james.riordan@sonarsim.com
Email: francis.flannery@sonarsim.com]
Web: www.sonarsim.com  

Francis Flannery - James Riordan

SonarSim provide cost effective solutions to increase the efficiency & productivity of underwater sonar applications (training, planning, mobilisation, operations & visualisation)

Tel: +353 61 208 272
Mob: +353 87 678 6663

Email: info@footbridgelearning.com
Web: www.footbridgelearning.com

Linda O’Sullivan

Footbridge Learning is dedicated to providing fun, story-driven learning software for eight to eighteen year olds in specialist learning markets.


 LEAP 2009/10 Participants

Adrian Fleming & Roy Meaney

Accuvio Sustainability Software
2nd Floor Georges Quay House,
Georges Quay,
Tel: +353 (0) 61 - 513155
Tel UK:  + 44 (0) 2034682877
web: www.Accuvio.com


Accuvio have developed Sustainability Reporting Software that simplifies the way large organisations respond to demands from investors, governments and customers on its impact on climate change and the environment.

Bernard Carroll

Alan M Carey | Managing Consultant Carey & Associates Ltd
36 Ballyglass, Ardnacrusha, Co. Clare | Ireland
+353 (0)61 348 348 |È: +353 (0)87 6675110

Software tools and advisory services to assist clients to improve the effectiveness of functional, operational and IT strategies

Declan Staunton
Enterprise Acceleration Centre
Moylish Park
T: +353 (0)61 448541
W: www.iautomation.ie

Provide design, development and validation management (software tool and consultancy) of automation systems in companies operating in a regulated environment.

Get me there
Glenn Pearson (and Miriam O’Neill)
Unit 5
Enterprise Acceleration Centre
Limerick Institute of Technology
W: www.getmethere.ie
Mobile: +353 (0)87 661 6544
Office: +353 (0)61 748 150
Fax: +353 (0)87 5661 6544

We provide: "Telematics | Geo Location | Mapping | Asset Management" Products and Services. We provide solutions for the Vehicle Breakdown Industry, Asset Management, Company Address Parsing with Geo Location, and Mapping Integration for companies online products. Our Innovative SPI ID Technology allows the communication of a location, anywhere in the world easily via: SMS, Verbally and Electronically.

Module Media
Jennifer Keane

w: www.modulemedia.ie
w: www.jenniferkeane.ie
e: jennifer.keane@modulemedia.ie  
LEAP Programme 2009/2010

Click directions.to/ModuleMedia to locate MODULE MEDIA on a map.

Provide generation appropriate learning solutions and resources using the mobile platform to second and third
Level educators, students, and independent learners.

Orbital training
John Carey
email: info@orbitaltraining.ie


Offers a hosted software solution that allows training organisations to seamlessly manage course creation, administration, delivery and assessment from a central location; while allowing end users to collaborate and share information easily.

Luke Curley

Luke Curley BSc

EdWare, Enterprise Acceleration Centre, Moylish Park, Limerick, IRELAND
Phone: +353 86 1794731
Fax: +353 1 6335760

Develop and market innovative curriculum focused group and self-directed learning geography multimedia resources for second level to meet the needs of students, teachers and parents.

Spoon safari
Pat O’Hora


Create innovative applications and services for corporate clients leveraging emerging smart phone ‘near field communications’ technology.

Richard Chawke
Chawke Industrial Solutions Ltd
Co. Limerick
Email: richard.chawke@chawkeindustrial.ie
Tel: +353 (0)69 68952
Mob: +353 (0)87 2596245
Web: www.chawkeindustrial.ie


Complete recycling and removal solution for industrial plastic drums including those used for storing/transporting hazardous material

Cauwill Technologies
Ronan Skehill & Ian Rice

Cauwill Technologies
Enterprise Acceleration Centre,
Moylish Park,


For directions click: http://directions.to/cauwill
t: +353-61-448-540
w: www.cauwill.com

Internet search and request technology that enables end users to interact with geographic specific information on their mobile phone

Tourist Cafe
Roisin Bennett


Howleys Quay

t  + 353 61 468004
m + 353 86 8366887
e  + info@travelace.com

An innovative market research provider specialising in innovative information capture and commercialisation with an initial focus on the Airport Management and broader tourism and retail sectors.

Sports Academy
Tony Griffin & Tomas Madigan)

+353 (0) 86 2304663
skype: griffintonyireland

Offer fully customised Training Camps in Ireland and the UK for professionally organised sports teams

Gem Utilities
Jeannette Mc Crossman

GEM-Utilities Ltd
Tel: 1890 882888
Fax: 061-452077
Web: www.gem.ie
Email: info@gem.ie


Core business: Deployment & Support of Thermal, Electrical & Aquatic building efficiency solutions including bill analysis.

LEAP 2008/9 Participants



Off We Go Publishing
Avril Webster
Tel: +353-61-332682

Story books to help prepare children for everyday events

Pitchside Products
Daudi Kutta

A bag specifically designed for carrying hurling sports gear and equipment

Donall O’Connor
Enterprise Acceleration Centre,
Moylish Park, (LIT)
(T) 00353 61 208217
(M) 00353 86 8916020

The first dedicated website in Ireland for advertising Pedigree and Organic Cattle

KPM Group Printing
Gearoid Kennedy


Online Real-Time Editing and Publishing System for Scientific Technical and Medical (STM) market

Gerard Hartnett
Enterprise Acceleration Centre, Limerick Institute of Technology, IRELAND.
Phones Ireland +353 (61) 748220, USA: +1 (650) 681-9692, Mobile +353-86-3308854
Skype: gthartnett, Twitter: ghartnett

coClarity Limited
Registered in Ireland
Company Number: 456538
Registered Office: 4 The Crescent, Limerick, Ireland

coClarity build coordination products that revolutionise how people interact and work together

JC Tech Systems
John Shanahan
Firebird Medical
Unit A8, InnovationWorks2,
Tipperary Technology Park Thurles,
Co. Tipperary,
Tel:  0504 22859
Mobile:  087 2675146
Website:  www.firebirdmedical.com

We are a team of medical device Engineers, currently developing an affordable home-healthcare monitoring and protection system.

John Twomey

Axiom House, Raheen Business Park, Limerick, Ireland
Phone: +353 (0)61 514496 Ext# 814, Mobile: +353 (0)87 6387539
Web: www.emutex.com, Email: john.twomey@emutex.com

Embedded software design house that designs develops and delivers software solutions that drive complex electronic hardware components embedded in communications products


Madeline McAleer

- www.clarefocus.ie- Connecting Communities
085 1197250


A web portal that becomes the essential hub for online information provision across business, social and community in any geographic area – initially county-wide then develop national scale

Mike Linnane

E-mail: mike@safebase.ie
Tel. no.: 065 7082752
Mobile: 087 2393077

provides Health and Safety Compliance  and Management Software Tools

Pauric Logue
Unit 5C,
Convoy Enterprise Centre,
Co. Donegal.

Tel   00 353 74 9101911
Fax 00 353  1 6535332
Mobile 087 4170140


Online Outsourced Logistics service focusing on online retailers


 LEAP 2007/8 Participants

Joe Hanily
Enterprise Acceleration Centre
Moylish Park Limerick
Tel: +353 448 503
Email: joehanily@gmail.com

Shopperloyalty.com is currently developing a unique service/technology platform that will increase turnover, return on investment and maintain continuity for the ‘investing developer’ of shopping centres through the implementation of shopping Centre specific loyalty programs.

Liam Fahy
Fahy Analytical
Doora Ennis Co. Clare
T: +353 (0)65 6820315
E: liam@fahyanalytical.ie

Fahy Analytical provides a professional service to medical and electronic companies in the area of process problem solving.  We try to deliver creative solutions to their process difficulties. Our products and services:

  • Cleaning process for medical implants
  • Recycling service for recycling used sandblast products
  • Supply Lettering sand to Stone Masons

It is an ongoing trend that companies try to minimize costs and recycling can be one part of this process.  Environmentally friendly solutions are always in demand by innovative companies.
The company currently serves the Mid-West region and has plans as part of the LEAP programme to roll out a nationwide service in 2008.

Eoin Barry
Managing Director
Tel.: 061 448 508

ARV Excellence helps companies achieve quality, speed and millions in cost savings.
ARV Excellence is a process improvement company specialising in the delivery of Lean Six Sigma and software. ARV Excellence recognizes the intertwined and symbiotic relationship between accountability, reliability and velocity. These attributes are harnessed and embodied in MDLeanSigma, Medical Device Lean Six Sigma. Through a programme of positive accountability, waste elimination and variation reduction organizations achieve a bias for positive action, a firm foundation for regulatory compliance and literally millions in cost savings. ARV is a blend of the individual, analysis and systems. ARV Excellence gives you the insights, tools and application know-how to transform your business. 
It works: we have done it. Now you can too. Drop us an email or call for a chat. We can help you.

Gerard O’Sullivan
Enterprise Acceleration Centre
Moylish Park Limerick
Direct Dial : ++ 353 61 481450
E-Mail : Gerard O’ Sullivan : GOSU@Trecal.ie
E-Mail : Nino Matassa : Nino@Trecal.ie 

TRECAL Ltd is a software development company specialising in “easy to use, easy to install fully supported software solutions” primarily for the Aviation and Calibration Industries.
Trecal ltd has a unique insight into and the ability to develop the correct solutions for these industries. Trecal Ltd works directly with leading Calibration Laboratories across Europe and many European Airlines/Maintenance Facilities.
Trecal Ltd is currently developing two specific products “PLANE© & SIMPLE© “for tracking and managing the calibration function for both Airlines and Calibration laboratories. The software will be used to help Airlines track their tools across multiple geographical locations and for calibration laboratories to link directly with their clients.”

John Reilly
Information Delivery Systems
Enterprise Acceleration Centre
Moylish Park Limerick
Direct Dial 061 448507
Email: thejohnreilly@yahoo.com

Information Delivery Solutions' vision is to bring information effortlessly and as required to the user.
Location-Aware hand held devices are the tools used to inform and educate.
Technologies including RFID and MP3 combine to create devices for a wide range of users, addressing clear needs, answering basic questions
"Where am I?"
"What is at this location?"

MacDara Butler
Managing Director
Tricycle Interactive
Unit D10 Roselawn House
National Technology Park
Direct Dial : 00353 61 633380
Email: macdara@tricycle.ie
Mobile: 00353 86 386 8907

Oisin Lavery, Ailbhe Keogan and MacDara Butler graduated from the Masters programme of Interactive Media at the University of Limerick in September 2006 to pursue their passion for interaction design.
In October 2006, the trio launched Tricycle Interactive, one of Ireland's first interaction design companies. Tricycle creates unique interactive products and services that are easy to learn, effective to use and enjoyable.
We are launching our website www.tricycle.ie at the Mid West Entrepreneur Showcase on the 4th October.

Michael O'Sullivan
Enterprise Acceleration Centre
Moylish Park
email: inquiries@oisemer.com
Phone : 061 448504

Oisemer develops solutions and offers services to solve internationally recognized scheduling problems in global niche markets.
Oisemer solutions are based on the “Cirius Algorithm”, an algorithm developed by Oisemer following years of research into Constraint Problem Solutions.
Two such solutions coming to market in 2008 are....
ClassSolver - Powerful Secondary School Timetabling Solution.
ExamSolver - Unique Third Level Exam Scheduling Solution.
Oisemer Consultancy, a division of Oisemer Ltd. will offer scheduling services utilizing these two solutions.

Anton Mannering
Bench’d – Sport  Social Networking and News
"No One Gets Bench'd"
Tel.      +353 (0)61 448505 
Mob.   +353 (0)85 1493783
Email  anton@benchd.com

is a sport social network that lets people bring and share news, stories, pictures and video about sport with others who have the same interests. It allows them to personalise and filter the news so that they get the news that is important to them.

allows organisations in the sport world to communicate easily and directly with a vibrant sport community that are interested in them. And to send announcements, offers or advertise their products and services directly to those who are interested.

uses social networking technology to create a “commonwealth” of sport where all of the communities of sport, the fans, professionals, retailers, athletes, clubs, governing bodies, news services, broadcasters, manufacturers, and service providers, can interact with each other in ways that will create value for each of them.

Mr Eugene Crimmins
The Irish Bread Mix Company
Main Street
Newmarket on Fergus
Co. Clare

The Irish Bread Mix Company is a spin off from Crimmins Bakery based in County Clare – you will see their traditional Irish bread in Shannon Duty Free shop. Eugene Crimmins is a fifth generation baker. His new company will develop long life, consumer ready, high quality consumer food poducts for the export market. Eugene is currently developing a traditional home bake (just add water) bread mix  using Crimmins traditional recipes. Target distribution is speciality food, health and organic stores and chains in Ireland, the UK, and North America.



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