ADAPT is a dynamic Research Centre in Dublin with experts producing ground-breaking digital content innovations.

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Minister Donohoe T.D. Launches ADAPT SFI Research Centre FinTech Strategy

The ADAPT Centre will lead the €5 million research programme ‘FinTech Fusion’ which will advance innovations in Blockchain and FinTech research.

21 Sep
ADAPT’s Laura Clifford Founding Member of Blockchain Women Ireland

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ADAPT’s Laura Clifford Founding Member of Blockchain Women Ireland

The new group aims to raise awareness of blockchain technology.

20 Sep
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Working with ADAPT - Industry Partners Have Their Say

ADAPT Centre Shortlisted for AI Awards
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  • 6th Dec 2018, 9AM
  • The Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin

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ADAPT Centre Shortlisted for AI Awards

19 Sep

The Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin

The Irish AI and Cognitive Science Conference (AICS)

Ireland's premier forum for AI and Cognitive Science since 1988 will host their 26th conference in The Long Room Hub, TCD
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News

Minister Donohoe T.D. Launches ADAPT SFI Research Centre FinTech Strategy

The ADAPT Centre will lead the €5 million research programme ‘FinTech Fusion’ which will advance innovations in Blockchain and FinTech research.

21 Sep
ADAPT’s Laura Clifford Founding Member of Blockchain Women Ireland

The new group aims to raise awareness of blockchain technology.

20 Sep
ADAPT Centre Shortlisted for AI Awards

The AI Awards aim to recognise the excellent work done in the area of Artificial Intelligence

19 Sep
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Working with ADAPT - Industry Partners Have Their Say

Ethics in Research and Innovation: Methods and Best Practice

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Our Research Expertise

Search & Information Retrieval

We develop smarter search and retrieval technologies that help deliver the most relevant digital content to the user.

Image & Video Processing

Our research aims to revolutionise the ease with which people can engage with digital content and conversation via breakthroughs in multimodal and adaptive multimedia technology.

Artificial Intelligence

ADAPT is pushing the boundaries of human speech and gesture recognition to increase the accuracy of robotic interpretation.

Our Industry Innovations

e-Health

Create opportunities for innovation, growth and better healthcare by connected health systems and the data to help health professionals and citizens receive better information on medical conditions and treatments.1

Digital Media

Digital media or content that is stored in digital formats, is enabling unprecedented communication across distances, languages and devices, and creating business value for partners.2

FinTech

Optimise time and potential by exploring solutions and developing new business models that can transform businesses by unlocking the knowledge in unstructured digital data.3

Business & Industry Partners

ADAPT is supported by the Irish government through a Science Foundation Ireland investment of €24 million. This funding is leveraged with an additional €26 million from industry partners.

Industry
Research Initiative

FinTech Fusion: Empowering Innovation in Financial Services

Unlock the Potential of Collaborative FinTech Research

Research Initiative

Ethics and Privacy

Ethical and privacy issues need to be to the forefront during technology development and ADAPT helps industry and individuals understand, manage and control overwhelming amounts of content.

Case Study

Multilingual SEO

Improving global discoverability through better website keywords.

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Work with ADAPT

ADAPT has significant commercial expertise having engaged with more than 140 companies in Ireland and beyond, ranging from indigenous start-ups to multinational enterprises.  With a dedicated business and commercial development team, ADAPT has a strong focus on understanding and addressing technology and business challenges in order to deliver solutions tailored for industry collaborators.

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Responding to industry needs, ADAPT has developed an extensive range of commercialisation-ready technologies. These cutting edge innovations have been developed based on industry needs.

Team

Department

Vincent Wade

Director

vincent.wade@adaptcentre.ie

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Professor Vincent Wade is Director of the ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology. His research focuses on knowledge engineering for adaptive (web) systems research and personalisation and is being successfully applied in three application areas, namely Telecommunications & Service Management, adaptive eLearning and Web applications. He was awarded Fellowship of Trinity College for his contribution to research and has published over one hundred and fifty scientific papers in international journals and conferences of repute. Vincent also holds the position as Visiting Scientist at IBM’s Centre for Advanced Studies in Ireland (2006 to date).

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Andy Way

Deputy Director

andy.way@adaptcentre.ie

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Professor Andy Way’s research interests include all areas of machine translation, which he has applied to a career that has spanned academia and industry. As head of the Transforming Global Content theme, Professor Way focuses on achieving translation of controlled quality, handling different levels of noise across multiple language pairs and domains and optimally leveraging human quality interactions for effective and authentic communication across language and cultural barriers.

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Liam Cronin

Associate Director Commercialisation

879680399

Liam.cronin@adaptcentre.ie

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Liam is responsible for directing ADAPT’s commercialisation and business development activities and is the main contact for all industry engagement, both new and existing. Liam provides leadership for the strategic development, implementation and continuous review of the ADAPT Centre commercialisation strategy. He has over 25 years experience across Microsoft product development, internationalisation, and sales and marketing.

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Naomi Harte

Associate Professor

01 8961861

naomi.harte@adaptcentre.ie

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Naomi is Associate Professor in Digital Media Systems at Trinity and her specialist area is Human Speech Communication. She has worked in high-tech start-ups in the field of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Systems Development, including her own company founder in 2002. She leads the Interacting with Global Content research platform that aims to support the adaptation of conversational content to the user's cognitive state to maintain an engaging multimodal dialogue regardless of the physical context.

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Post-Doctoral Researcher

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Computer Vision and Video Processing

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EDGE Post-Doctoral Fellowship

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