Inside Innovation brings you the stories of Ireland’s leading innovators and changemakers.
On the last of our 3-part series called Innovating in a Crisis, we are joined by Chief Commercial Officer of NearFormLarry Breen.
On the 7th of July 2020, Ireland launched its contact-tracing app; COVID Tracker and within a week it was downloaded by around 37% of Ireland’s adult population. Ireland has been heralded as an exemplar in Covid Tracking via Smartphones and emulated all over the globe.
Larry Breen shares the story of the company behind the app, outlining useful tips on a distributed workforce and how collaboration is key to a successful project.
Vegan food company @thanksplants, which creates high-protein plant-based products, has grown substantially since 2020 with products stocked in 300 stores across Ireland, in addition to exporting roast products to Britain, Iceland, and Spain.