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Innovation for All | Colin Keogh | TEDxUCD
Helping people help themselves: Technology enhanced global development This talk will focus on the work of The Rapid Foundation, a charitable project that was founded in UCD in 2014. It will focus the work distributing 3d printing technologies to developing countries, with the goal to inspire and enable people to solve their own problems via low cost technology. A quick tour of Design Thinking methodology to encourage everyone to take action. Colin Keogh is a PhD student at UCD’s School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. He is studying biomass energy, waste recycling, additive manufacturing, biological imaging and innovative design. In 2017 Colin was included in Forbes’ top 30 under 30 list for Europe in Science and Healthcare, was named one of JCI’s Ten Outstanding Young People and was named a Nissan Generation Next Ambassador. Colin is also the co-founder of a social enterprise, The Rapid Foundation, which aims to disperse 3-D printing technology to 3rd world locations and conducts printing workshops in schools. The goal of The Rapid Foundation is to change the way development aid is distributed, and improve the innovation potential of all people. The work of The Rapid Foundation won the IMechE 2016 Fritz Schumacher Award. Colin graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering and a Masters in energy systems engineering from UCD. Twitter: @colinj_keogh This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Irish Research Council
IRC Impact Award 2020
The Irish Research Council Researcher of the Year Awards commend the very best of our awardees and alumni who have made, or are making, highly significant and valuable contributions to knowledge, society or innovation. The nominations were judged by an expert independent panel. And the winner of this year's Impact Award is... Dr Colin Keogh! Read more about the awards and Dr Keogh on our website: http://research.ie/
Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition
Team OSV - Building Open Source interventions to fight Covid-19 - Maker Faire Rome
This talk will give a firsthand account of the establishment, running and operations of Team OSV an online opensource groups established to develop new emergency interventions to Covid -19, becoming what we believe to be was one of the largest opensource online hardware projects ever. At its peak, TeamOSV gathered over 3,000 volunteers into an open-source multidisciplinary team of engineers, designers, makers, and medical practitioners working on developing not only new ventilator concepts but also 30 other novel low-resource interventions through online collaboration to support the fight against SARS-COV-2. Speaker: Colin Keogh, David Pollard, Conall Laverty,
Innovators Around the Globe Contribute to Coronavirus Intervention
Colin Keogh PhD, CEO & Founder at The Rapid Foundation, has been on the front lines of the effort to combat ventilator shortages ever since a Facebook group called Open Source COVID-19 Medical Supplies (OSCMS) first presented the problem. As cofounder of Open Source Ventilator (OSV) Ireland and a member of its core team, Colin offers his uniquely qualified perspective on open source innovation: its obstacles, its advantages, and its impact on world governments and regulatory bodies both now and in the future. Check out the show notes and additional resources here: https://bit.ly/2LHG57f Download the podcast here: https://bit.ly/2zWbq3l Work from anywhere. Connect with anyone. 👉 https://bit.ly/3co81ca Jump to Show Highlights: 4:05—Open Source Ventilator (OSV) Ireland from a Facebook post into an enterprise-scale organization 10:09—Evaluating the role of innovators in an epidemic 11:00—The contributions of open-source innovators compare to that of Fortune 100 companies 11:50— ‘Fail fast and break things’ vs. the traditional approach to engineering 14:40—The collaborative tools OSV Ireland used to produce solutions quickly 17:50—How OSV turned the usual medical design process on its head. 23:40—How the pandemic has affected the navigation of medical device regulation from country to country 32:07—How the pandemic will affect the interaction of medical device developers 33:40—Colin’s perspective of the overall impact of COVID-19 on how engineers will use this experience to overcome future obstacles. Join the PCB Design Community and Listen to the OnTrack Podcast. Podcast Homepage: https://www.altium.com/podcast To subscribe on iTunes: https://goo.gl/uVnqMx Or subscribe on any of your favorite Podcast Apps. Follow Altium on Twitter: https://twitter.com/altium Follow Altium on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/altium/ Follow Altium on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AltiumOfficial/ #weengineertogether
Engineers Without Borders Ireland
Webinar #4: "Low Technology for High Impact: Applied Technologies for Local Resilience" -Colin Keogh
Speaker: Colin Keogh, Mechanical and Innovation Engineer Technology has never been cheaper, more widely available and potentially impactful. Applying these new forms of technology to local regions, powered by local people can help not only improve local resilience but also increase local opportunities. Colin discusses some of the technological impacts of low-cost tech, how to integrate it into local communities and what's possible in the area of applied technology solutions.
STEPS Ambassadors 2020/2021
Get to know the Engineers Ireland STEPS Programme 2020/2021 Ambassadors: - Colin Keogh, Co-Founder at The Rapid Foundation, Sapien Innovation & TeamOSV - Fionnghuala O’Reilly, Miss Universe Ireland and NASA Datanaut - Orla Murphy, Chartered Engineer at Jaguar Land Rover - Tom Parsons, Mayo Footballer and Jacobs Engineer The Engineers Ireland STEPS Programme is a non-profit outreach scheme that promotes interest and awareness in engineering as a future career to school students through a portfolio of projects. STEPS is funded by Science Foundation Ireland, the Department of Education and Skills and has four industry sponsors including ARUP, ESB, Intel and TII.
Irish project tackles global ventilator shortage
"We want to help solve this global crisis." An Irish engineer is leading a global group of 600-plus experts trying to develop an easy-to-assemble ventilator that could be used in the battle against coronavirus. Keep up to date with all the latest Irish and international news and current affairs with http://www.rte.ie/news Follow us on twitter @rtenews and on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/rtenews
UCD Alumni & Foundation
UCD In Conversation: "Crisis Driven Innovation: Adaption Through Technology"
Colin Keogh, co-founder of Open Source Ventilator and the Rapid Foundation and engineer at UCD’s School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, appeared in conversation with Colman Farrell, Head of Programme Development at the UCD Innovation Academy. UCD: In Conversation is a weekly interview series featuring conversations with world-class academics and alumni leaders. Hosted on Zoom every Thursday evening, these lively, virtual discussions will focus on critical global challenges and offer insights for uncertain times. The series will reflect UCD’s Strategy 2020-2024 ‘Rising to the Future’ which identifies four strategic themes to focus UCD’s contribution to global challenges. These thematic pillars will carry through the conversation topics: Creating a Sustainable Global Society, Transforming through Digital Technology, Building a Healthy World, and Empowering Humanity. UCD alumni are invited to tune in from home and submit questions for a Q&A session at the end of each interview. Our community of over 288,000 alumni is more connected than ever and there is no better time for us to rise to the future and inspire transformational change.
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