Digital Transformation Topics
Explore our regions' and cities' Digital Transformation priorities

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Region Coat of Arms Donegal
   Digital Foundations
Digital Skills
Establish a working group on training spearheaded by LYIT and pursue set-up of a Donegal Training portal/window related to digital skills.
 
   Blue Ocean
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
Advanced Broadband
Actively working to ensure that Donegal's businesses and citizens are connected at work and at home with fibre, public wi-fi and the latest mobile technologies.
 
   Blue Ocean
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
Investment in Digital Research
Work with universities in West, North West and Northern Ireland to increase the supply of the relevant digital research needed to support smart specialisation and target economic sectors
 
   Blue Ocean
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
   Digital Innovation
Digital Innovation Hubs
Deliver a network of digital hubs to support local communities and remote working. Pursue integrated marketing, co-operation on systems development & services portfolio of Donegal Hubs.
 
   Blue Ocean
   Manufacturing
   Public Services
   Tourism & Culture
Open Innovation Test Beds
Develop "living labs" in the key areas of Advanced Manufacturing, Public Services (Energy, Public Planning service) Blue Ocean and Tourism and Culture (VR). Leverage the Digital Hubs network (Blue Economy in Killybegs; VR in Gaoth Dobhair,....
 
   Blue Ocean
   Manufacturing
   Public Services
   Tourism & Culture
Grow Existing ICT SME Cluster
Improve the level of business between Donegal's existing small ICT companies and other sectors.
 
   Blue Ocean
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
Industry 4.0
Improve support for introduction of Advanced manufacturing techniques into relevant sectors in Donegal. Identify companies who can benefit and bring I4.0 to them.
 
   Blue Ocean
   Manufacturing
Open Data
Establish a mechanism to systematically collect, organise and exploit public sector open innovation data, with a focus on energy, environment and tourism data in 2021
 
   Public Services
   Tourism & Culture
Transform Traditional SMEs
Focus support interventions to assist non-digital SME's to adopt the more advanced disruptive technologies (e.g., online selling)
 
   Blue Ocean
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Public Services
   Tourism & Culture
University in Innovation
LYIT to work with the large digital companies in the County (e.g., Pramerica) to organise demonstration of disruptive digital technology, aimed at potential entrepreneurs and existing companies
 
   Blue Ocean
   Large Tech
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
Stimulate Digital Startups
Promote emerging disruptive technologies and local research projects to inspire local entrepreneurs as well as Digital entrepreneurs amongst diaspora
 
   Blue Ocean
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
Remote Working
Implement the actions in Donegal's Remote Working Strategy to increase the number of digital remote workers, entrepreneurs, startups and existing tech companies with a presence in the County.
 
   Blue Ocean
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Tourism & Culture
   Digital Transformation Technologies
Internet of Things (IoT)
Develop IoT pilots within open data initiative for areas such as energy, environment and tourism.
 
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
Virtual Reality (VR)
Develop VR/AR resources in the region and leverage to empower businesses and community to explore the potential benefits
 
   Blue Ocean
   Manufacturing
   Public Services
   Tourism & Culture
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Capacity building / piloting to evaluate the implications of incorporating AI into public service development. Increase local AI/ML talent pool .
 
   Large Tech
   Public Services
Cybersecurity
Develop local talent pool. Increase understanding and capabiltiy of business and community.
 
   Blue Ocean
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Public Services
   Tourism & Culture
Data Analytics
Develop local talent pool. Increase understanding and capability of business and community.
 
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Public Services
   Tourism & Culture
   Smart City & Region
Intelligent Infrastrucure
Deploy IoT and related services in key public infrastructure points in Donegal as a resource for tourism, environment services
 
   Public Services
   Tourism & Culture
Smart Energy
Transition to a low carbon economy via adoption of green technologies, smart energy management, renewables and energy efficiency
 
   Blue Ocean
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Public Services
   Tourism & Culture
Spatial Planning
Build on the County's expertise in GIS and co-production methods to pilot next generation planning systems that use VR/AR and e-building standards
 
   Public Services
Public Services
Develop capacity of Donegal's communities to exploit digital services in the social, educational, culture and tourism arenas.
 
   Public Services
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