The 2011 meeting took place in Cork. Guest speakers included Minister Sean Sherlock TD – Minister of State with responsibility for Research and Innovation – and Mr John Travers – Director General of SFI, who formally launched CTVR’s second phase of funding.
CTVR alumni profiled the entrepreneurial culture etsablished in the first phase of CTVR funding through presentations from recent (Xcelerit) and pending start-ups.
Director Prof. Linda Doyle Plenary address outlined the Centre’s ambitions and near term scientific challenges.
Prof. Dave Payne, Professor on Telecommunications at TCD, detailed the basis of the strawman architecture at the heart of the CTVR scientific programme.