BIM Collective at the Toys4.0Engineers

BIM Collective at the Toys4.0Engineers
AR_Sandbox and VR Experience setup ready for Toys4.0Engineers event at the WIT Arena

The BIM Collective were proud to be part of the Toys4.0Engineers event at the WIT Arena. We had the AR-Sandbox and a Virtual Realty Experience to demonstrate to the attendees of the conference and expo organised by Waterford Chamber and Waterford Institute of Technology.

Alex Stubbs making final check of the BIMC display at Toys4.0Engineers

BIMC at Amplitude “Disruptive Innovation” Conference

Amplitude - Disruptive Innovation - 3rd October 2018

The BIM Collective at Amplitude

Showcasing at the Amplitude Conference, the BIM Collective was presenting  the AR-Sandbox and VR Experience of Eurofins BioPhama Product Testing Ireland Ltd new Dungarvan Extension.

BIM Collective stand at Amplitude ready for the conference attendees
BIM Collective stand at Amplitude ready for the conference attendees

A number of guest speakers and group panels where held throughout the day but the highlight was Keith Barry, the Keynote Speaker, at this years Amplitude conference.

Audience at the Keith Barry’s Keynote Speech
Attentive audience at the Keith Barry’s Keynote Speech

What is Amplitude?

Amplitude - Disruptive Innovation - 3rd October 2018

The BIM Collective will be part of Amplitude, but what is Amplitude?

Disruptive Innovation – 3rd October 2018, WIT Arena

Do you have a business idea? Are you a Start-Up, SME or MNC? This conference is for you! Amplitude has everyone under one roof to help you secure funding and explore the opportunities available within WIT and IT Carlow.

Discover how to approach a research centre and foster a successful collaborative relationship with a goal of developing or improving your company at Amplitude 2018. Our team of academic experts and industry partners will give real life examples of how they grew from what was an initial conversation to a long term solution for the company.

​Speakers and industry leaders will outline funding opportunities available to companies of all sizes and will offer advice to those interested in following a similar journey. ​​Amplitude isn’t all about speakers; research centres will have prototypes and Toys on hand for you to try out including virtual reality headsets.

Amplitude 2018

Speaker at this year Amplitude

Keynote speaker this year is “Mind Magician & Top 25 TED Talk” Keith Barry. Also speaking at the event will be Ann Kehoe, Global Head of Brand, Alltech; Marc O’Regan, Texhnologist and CTO, Dell EMS and Niamh Bushnell, founder and CEO TechIreland.

Amplitude - Disruptive Innovation - 3rd October 2018

Amplitude – Disruptive Innovation

Speaking at Amplitude 2018 are...
Speaking at Amplitude 2018 are…

For more information and how to book you place, see the website Amplitude.

New Autumn 2018 Autodesk Revit Essential Training Course

The Autumn 2018 Autodesk Revit Essential Training Course are available, more information here.

BIMC Workshop at WIT Kilkenny Research Centre
BIMC Workshop at WIT Kilkenny Research Centre in St. Kieran’s College

Revit MEP Essentials, Architecture Essentials and Architecture Advanced are day courses will be run in St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny dates and details available here.

Revit Architecture, Structure and MEP Essentials evening courses will be run at WIT Main Campus, Waterford dates and details available here.

New Engineering, Computing & General Teaching building announced for WIT

The BIM Collective welcome the news of the new Engineering, Computing & General Teaching building at the main campus of Waterford Institute of Technology.

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) President Prof Willie Donnelly has welcomed the announcement today of a new 12,800 m2 Engineering, Computing and General Teaching building on the Institute’s Cork Road Campus which will provide students access to state of the art infrastructure and a modern student environment.(click here to read more)


To find the official press release from the Department of Education and Skills please click here

WorldSkills Ireland BIM(Revit) Competition


WorldSkills Ireland  BIM(Revit) Competition

World Skills Ireland through the IrelandSkills National Competition are delighted to announce the first WorldSkills competition in BIM(Revit).

The ISNC competition is a chance to benchmark your BIM skills against your peers, develop competative ability and achieve positive employer recognition. WorldSkills Ireland are developing and supporting BIM as a WorldSkills competition in conjunction with Autodesk  and WorldSkills International.

Worldskills BIM Competition
Students competing at the worldskills BIM competition

Representing Waterford Institute of Technology at the competition is Peter Jenkins, Luke O’ Keeffe, James Kent and Craig Reynolds . Supporting the students from the faculty is Gordon Chisholm and Brian Dempsey.

Applications for Enterprise Ireland Innovation Vouchers starts today

Today marks the start of the open call for applying for Enterprise Ireland – Innovation Voucher scheme.

“The Innovation Voucher initiative was developed to build links between Ireland’s public knowledge providers (i.e. higher education institutes, public research bodies) and small businesses. Innovation Vouchers worth €5,000 are available to assist a company or companies to explore a business opportunity or problem with a registered knowledge provider. “(Enterprise Ireland)

Innovation Voucher

Continue reading “Applications for Enterprise Ireland Innovation Vouchers starts today”

Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher – Case Study

Innovation Voucher Flyer

Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher Research – Case Study – BIM to VR

The following article highlights a research project undertaken by a company that successfully applied for an Innovation Voucher from Enterprise Ireland. It will look at the aims of the research and the outcomes achieved.  This article will discuss, in general terms, and not refer to the company particulars the intention is to provide a sense of what can be attained from completing a fully funded Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher. Continue reading “Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher – Case Study”

Next Round for Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher open tomorrow

Innovation Voucher Flyer

Wednesday the 16th of May 2018 is the opening day for applications for Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher.

The second call for innovation vouchers will start tomorrow and be open till Wednesday 30th of May 2018 giving you a short window of opportunity to take advantage of this incredible scheme.

Innovation Vouchers from Enterprise Ireland
Innovation Voucher

If you would like to find out more, please check out or page on  Research Opportunities or check out our FAQ section to answer common questions you may have on the process. Also check out past companies we have worked with through the Innovation Voucher process.