Beyond IoT

Beyond the Internet of Things – How to harness the next wave of digital technology and investment

Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork   |   21st of January 2019

Beyond IoT 2 dares to be different. The top technology innovators and investors from Silicon Valley and Europe are coming to Cork for Beyond the Internet of Things exemplar event. Nimbus and Steritrack are putting Ireland on the Global IoT map for the second year!

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Beyond IoT event in Cork fuses Silicon Valley expertise with Irish business and academic leaders
Investment in Internet of Things will ramp significantly in 2019
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After the successful inaugural 2018 event, attracting over 400 attendees, Nimbus Research Centre with Steritrack is bringing this event to life for a second year.

Why Attend?

This year’s line-up has been expanded to bring technology gurus from Silicon Valley and other major Global VCs to Cork. This event offers a unique opportunity for multi-nationals, SMEs, start-ups, entrepreneurs and academics to hear what international, battle-tested entrepreneurs, technologists, investors and dedicated researchers expect from the next wave of technology innovation, investment and to learn how their organisations can benefit.

Technical topics include:

  • Mega Trends
  • Research Strategies
  • Blockchain
  • Security
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Big Data 
  • Augmented & Virtual Reality 

Commercial topics include:

  • Funding
  • Scaling Strategies
  • Markets

Application areas include: 

  • Industry 4.0
  • Agri-Tech
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Smart Cities
  • MedTech
  • Transport
  • Demographics and Human Behaviours
  • And more

Experts on Stage


Vitaly M. Golomb

Venture Capitalist, Author, Keynote Speaker
Keynote speaker, entrepreneur and author, Vitaly is currently the Managing Partner of GS Capital.

Prof John Barrett

Head of Academic Studies, CIT
The Nimbus Academic Director and Internet of Things TED talk master, Prof Barrett has over 100 publications and 35 years of research experience.

John Biggs

Prominent writer, Tech Crunch
John Biggs is a writer, consultant, programmer and current contributing writer for Tech Crunch.

Prof Linda Doyle

Trinity College Dublin
Linda Doyle is Professor of Engineering & The Arts in Trinity College Dublin. Prior to taking on the role of Dean of Research at Trinity College Dublin, she was the Director of the CONNECT SFI research.

Jon Soberg

MS & AD Ventures
Jon Soberg is Managing Partner at MS&AD Ventures, where he and his team invest in early stage investments. Focus areas include: InsurTech, AI, IOT, Big Data and Cyber Security.

Dave Troy

Dave Troy is a serial entrepreneur and community activist in Baltimore, Maryland. He is CEO and product architect at 410 Labs, maker of the popular e-mail management tool

Stuart Hillston

CEO, Constellation Capital
Stuart Hillston is an early-stage advisor, UK technology market expert, Entrepreneur, Investor, and Founder of ConCap Ltd.

Brandon Donnelly

CTO, Matrix IT
Brandon is an established international business leader, acting as the CTO for Matrix IT and the managing director for SteriTrack LTD and SteriTrack GK.

About Nimbus

Nimbus, based in CIT, is Ireland’s largest IoT centre and has a permanent workforce of approximately 90 people. Nimbus delivers over 60 IoT projects per annum for Irish industry and passionately believes that it is essential to deliver the best and latest thinking to its project partners in industry, academia and funding agencies. Nimbus has again teamed up wth SteriTrack, a very dynamic and innovative company, for this event. SteriTrack is deploying their implant tracking system in hospitals across Europe and the US. Nimbus is supporting their technology development roadmap.


To provide a platform for Irish companies to keep pace with accelerating technological development and to facilitate their efforts to digitally transform their organisations.

Free technology, entrepreneurial, investment and funding clinics featuring one-to-one sessions between attendees and the people behind some of the world’s most influential companies will be held throughout the day. These sessions will provide valuable advice and guidance on how attendees can use technology, facilitate investment, drive innovation, collaboration, and foster new commercial relationships.

Become a Sponsor

If you would like the opportunity to showcase your company/technology, potentially attract new talent and meet some of the global leading influencers in the IoT sector, become our sponsor.

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Start-up companies are fully discounted (FREE Ticket). Please see and adhere to the following guidelines.

  • Must be a registered company
  • Must be in business for less than 3 years.
  • Employ no more than 6 people
  • Established companies must select the €125.00 ticket when registering

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This event is approved by Engineers Ireland providing Continuous Professional Development (CPD) in areas relevant to the professional development of engineers.

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