Technology Transfer

Welcome to the pages of the UCC Office of Technology Transfer.

Our aim is help capture the commercial potential that exist in the ideas, expertise and opportunities created by UCC research excellence

Use the links above or the navigation prompts on the left to find UCC technologies, our contacts details, policies and other related matters.

The Office is responsible for Technology Transfer, Patent portfolio management, campus company establishment, the Gateway company incubation and Ignite, the Graduate Business Innovation Programme

The Office of Technology Transfer is UCC is supported in part by funds from the Enterprise Ireland Technology Transfer Strenthening Initiative.  As part of this funding UCC is delighted to have a working collaboration with Cork Institute of Technology's Industrial Liaison Office and the Technology Transfer Office for Teagasc,  Agriculture and Food Development Authority to embed common technology transfer practises within the consortium of a international standard. We are supported in this work by Knowledge Transfer Ireland

OTT & Tyndall helps GRASP launch out of the starting blocks

OTT & Tyndall helps GRASP launch out of the starting blocks

  • 31 Oct 2014

Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English T.D., has launched a high-tech spinout, GRASP Wearable Technologies. Its first market-ready offering will measure running biomechanics.

Using sophisticated algorithms, GRASP will be able to provide an instantaneous three dimensional profile about a user’s stride length, vertical lift and impact. This information can be used to draw informed conclusions about a user's performance and efficiency, and can be applied to improving an athlete’s running technique and helping avoid injury, to analysing real-time player and team position and movement patterns in team sports.

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