About Us

About The HIVE Lab

The Health Innovation Via Engineering (HIVE) Lab at NUI Galway, was established in 2019. It aims to deliver novel health solutions through interdisciplinary collaboration. It is led by Professor Derek O’Keeffe, a dual trained Physician/Engineer whose research work encompasses the domains of Digital Health, AI and Robotics. It recently launched the world’s first delivery of insulin by drone, as well as a novel COVID-19 PPE sourcing website for frontline workers, www.CovidMedSupply.org, and a COVID-19 proximity alert www.spacer.ie

About NUI Galway

Established in 1845, NUI Galway is a bilingual university comprised of four colleges, 19 schools, five research institutes, 19,070 students, 3,308 international students, 2,200 staff, research collaborations with 3,267 international institutions in 114 countries, 110,000 alumni, while 98% of graduates are in employment or further study within six months. For more information visit www.nuigalway.ie or view all NUI Galway news here

About UL

With close to 12,000 students, including more than 2,000 international students each year, UL is a young and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and scholarship.  UL offers more than 70 undergraduate programmes across Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Education and Health Sciences, Science and Engineering and the Kemmy Business School.  UL also delivers a strong postgraduate offering with more than 100 taught postgraduate programmes to Doctoral and Post-doctoral level. More details can be found here.