Insight SpinOut:

Submitted on Tuesday, 14/09/2021, a new spin-out company from the Insight SFI Centre at UCC, has the potential to radically reduce hospital waiting list times, according to founder Prof Barry O’Sullivan.

The SaaS based solution is a strategic clinical design tool built to minimise hospital waiting lists. Using novel technology developed at the Insight SFI Centre, provides a system that supports hospital administrations in capacity planning decisions.

The innovation will support and guide hospitals on how to best allocate times that best match their patient category requirements, without the interruption to daily working practice. This is the first technology solution of its kind.

Professor Barry O’Sullivan is past President of the European AI Association and award-winning academic in the fields of artificial intelligence, constraint programming, prescriptive analytics, ethics and public policy. Prof O’Sullivan is a director of the Insight SFI Centre for Data Analytics, Ireland’s largest data research institute and has been appointed Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer for

Professor Noel O’Connor, CEO of the Insight SFI Centre for Data Analytics, welcomed the announcement saying: ‘We are proud to add to the growing network of Insight spin out companies. This is yet another example of successful collaboration between Science Foundation Ireland, the universities and industry to bring excellent research from concept to fruition. This is an important technology that has the potential to save lives, reduce suffering for patients and make our health services more efficient.’

Prof. John F. Cryan, Vice President for Research & Innovation at University College Cork commented: ‘We are very proud at UCC to see launch leveraging the excellent research of Professor O’Sullivan and his team into developing this fantastic solution, that will no doubt lead to improved patient care within our health services.’ is a spin-out from the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics and the School of Computer Science and Information Technology at University College Cork. For more information visit or follow on Twitter at @Stimul_ai

You can read more about the spin out in The Irish Times here.

And the Irish Examiner