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UCC awards its first Commercialization Impact Award to the team behind Oculus Ireland technology

UCC awards its first Commercialization Impact Award to the team behind Oculus Ireland technology

  • 05 Dec 2016

UCC awards its first Commercialization Impact Award to the team behind Oculus Ireland technology. 

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UCC led Technology Transfer consortium present its annual Invention of the Year Awards

UCC led Technology Transfer consortium present its annual Invention of the Year Awards

  • 05 Dec 2016

UCC celebrated the current and future successful innovations at its Annual showcase event, the Commercialisation Awards, last week.  The 7th Annual PurdyLucey Invention of the Year awards were hosted by UCC in the Western Gateway building.  This year for the first time, we were joined by both our technology transfer network partners, Teagasc and Cork Institute of Technology, who also provided awards through this competition to celebrate their respective research communities.

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Skellig Surgical Wins the CorkBIC Global Investor Challenge

Skellig Surgical Wins the CorkBIC Global Investor Challenge

  • 01 Dec 2016

This week UCC based entrepreneur Conor O'Shea won the Cork BIC Investor Challenge.  Conor is CEO of the company, Skellig Surgical Limited, a medical device company based in the UCC Gateway Incubation Centre and part of the Gateway Sprint programme.  The company will initially focus on the production of a minimally invasive small bowel retractor to help gastrointestinal surgeons.

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UCC hosts annual Invention of the Year award

UCC hosts annual Invention of the Year award

  • 21 Nov 2016

UCC’s Office of Technology Transfer will be hosting the PurdyLucey Invention of the Year award presentations on Tuesday November 22nd in the Western Gateway Building Restaurant at 4pm

This event, sponsored by the PurdyLucey Intellectual Property, recognises the most innovative inventions for the Technology Transfer Consortium of

  • University College Cork,
  • Teagasc, Agriculture and Food Development Authority and
  • Cork Institute of Technology

 

 

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UCC Technology Transfer Office wins at national Knowledge Transfer awards ceremony

UCC Technology Transfer Office wins at national Knowledge Transfer awards ceremony

  • 24 Jun 2016

UCCs Office of Technology Transfer had a very good night at the annual Knowledge Transfer Impact Awards (23rd June) at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin winning two of the seven national awards on the night.

annual Knowledge Transfer Impact Awards (23rd June) at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin - See more at: http://www.knowledgetransferireland.com/News/KTI-Impact-awards-celebrate-research-and-won two awards last night at the Annual Knowledge Transfer Impact Awards.

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UCC is in top 100 on ‘innovative’ university list

UCC is in top 100 on ‘innovative’ university list

  • 15 Jun 2016

Reuters’ first-ever ranking of Europe’s top 100 “innovative” universities includes University College Cork.  Read the article in the Irish Examiner here

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UCC congratulated by KTI Director, Dr Alison Campbell, for achieving international accreditation

UCC congratulated by KTI Director, Dr Alison Campbell, for achieving international accreditation

  • 20 Apr 2016

While visiting UCC this week, Alison Campbell, Director of Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI), took the opportunity to recognise the receipt of professional accreditations by the technology transfer staff in UCC and CIT.  Both institutions are part of the KTI funded UCT Technology Transfer consortium, led by UCC.  

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UCC research in the New York Times

UCC research in the New York Times

  • 03 Jul 2015

Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood?

 

Last week (23rd June 2015) the New York Times magazine addressed this question.  UCC's Professor John Cryan was one of three scientists interviewed for the article which notes that "a team of researchers at University College Cork, in Ireland, and McMaster University, in Ontario, published a study [in 2011] in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science that has become one of the best-known experiments linking bacteria in the gut to the brain."

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Enterprise Ireland Commercialization Fund call for applications

Enterprise Ireland Commercialization Fund call for applications

  • 28 May 2015

Enterprise Ireland have announced a second call for applications for 2015. It will close at 5pm on July 17th.

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UCC spinout Alimentary Health Ltd wins US Ireland Research Innovation Award

UCC spinout Alimentary Health Ltd wins US Ireland Research Innovation Award

  • 27 May 2015

Congratulations to UCC spinout campus company Alimentary Health Ltd for winning the SME award at the 2015 US Ireland Research Innovation Awards at the American Chamber of Commerce annual dinner. 

Alimentary Health was spun out of UCC in 2001.  Based in Cork, the company focuses on the  discovery, development and commercialisation of proprietary bacterial and pharmabiotic treatments.

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UCC shortlisted in two categories in Annual Knowledge Transfer Ireland awards

UCC shortlisted in two categories in Annual Knowledge Transfer Ireland awards

  • 19 Mar 2015

This year UCC teams has been shortlisted in two Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) Impact Award catagories.  The awards which will be presented on March 25th in Dublin by Damien English TD, Minister of State for Skills, Research and Innovation. 

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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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Gateway Incubation Manager Interview

Gateway Incubation Manager Interview

  • 19 Jan 2015

The Gateway Incubation Centre Manager, Myriam Cronin was interviewed by The Irish Examiner recently to discuss the role of the Gateway Incubation Centre and the job of the Incubation Manager.  The article talks job creation, innovation and entrepreneurship with the Irish Examiner and how the initiative contributes heavily to the lifeblood of our economy.

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IndiBio Accelerator Demo day in Cork Gaol

IndiBio Accelerator Demo day in Cork Gaol

  • 13 Aug 2015

Indie.Bio is a startup accelerator which focuses on entrepreneurs building technologies in or around the field of Biotech. It offers seed funding, lab space as well as mentorship to help take an idea to a product.  

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WAVEPOWER TECHNOLOGIES OPENS R&D CENTRE IN CORK CREATING 10 NEW JOBS

WAVEPOWER TECHNOLOGIES OPENS R&D CENTRE IN CORK CREATING 10 NEW JOBS

  • 24 Mar 2017


UK Company, Wavepower Technologies, opens new office at The Entrepreneur Ship (MaREI) Cork.

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