Monday, 16th July 2018
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Bausch & Lomb opens new learning centre

A new learning centre which provides education and training facilities for Bausch & Lomb's 1,300 employees in Waterford has been officially opened by Professor John Nolan of Waterford Institute of Technology. The centre was provided as part of a major extension to the facility which was last year.

Professor Nolan and his colleague, Dr Marina Green, are currently completing an exciting new study investigating possible links between nutrition, eye health and cognitive functions with 70 volunteers who are employees of Bausch & Lomb.

Declaring the centre officially open, Professor Nolan said the co-operation between WIT and Bausch & Lomb goes back many years:

"The collaboration has been mutually beneficial and it is my hope that it will deepen and grow as there is considerable potential to be explored," said Professor Nolan, paying tribute to the input of Tony Power, Mark Hennessy and others who supported the latest collaboration.

Mark Hennessy, site leader, Bausch & Lomb, said: "During the recent construction phase which took two years to... Read more »»

Bausch & Lomb opens new learning centre

Bausch & Lomb opens new learning centre

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Every Event up for two National awards

After five short years in business, Waterford based event management company EveryEvent have been nominated for not one, but two national Event Industry Awards! While you may not be familiar with... Read more »»

WIT to lead €20m agri-food project

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is to play a central role in the digital transformation of the agri-food sector in Europe.

EU Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development Phil Hogan launched (subject to grant agreement) the first of nine regional clusters which will act as a one-stop-shop for two million farmers across the EU and the agri-food industry to access agri tech research and supports.

The €20m SmartAgriHubs project aims to build a pan-European... Read more »»

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