Category: Innovation

A Question for Proptech, Govtech and Smart Cities: How to Build Administration Capacity?

Since the spring, we have been working with Limerick City and County Council on a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project on fire safety. The main challenge is to provide fire safety systems to historical buildings using technology. What has been interesting is the number of interwoven issues this...
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How we view automated safety testing within real estate automation

In his weekly review of proptech this week, James Dearsley of Unissu asks ‘how will robots make buildings more human?’ in reference to an EY Webinar on building automation. Selina Short describes how the team at EY looked at the whole real-estate sector to examine what kind of automation...
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Safecility wins SBIR Contract with Limerick City to develop Smart Fire Safety Solutions for Historical Buildings

Cities across Ireland and Europe are blessed with historical buildings that add to the character and fabric of each one. For those cities trying to encourage inner-city living through regeneration and refurbishment, these buildings can pose significant challenges, especially when it comes to Fire Safety regulations, Safecility this week...
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