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GATEWAY UCC LAUNCHES SPRINT II ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME.

GATEWAY UCC LAUNCHES SPRINT II ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME.

  • 08 May 2017

Cork, 5th May 2017:  Innovators and entrepreneurs will benefit from a new phase of the SPRINT accelerator, announced today (Friday) by UCC President, Prof Patrick O’Shea at Gateway UCC.

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President Patrick O Shea meets with GATEWAY UCC Advisory Board.

President Patrick O Shea meets with GATEWAY UCC Advisory Board.

  • 31 Mar 2017

On Friday, 31st of March 2017, UCC President Patrick O Shea met with the GATEWAY UCC Advisory Board.

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SPRINT Accelerator 2 Programme

SPRINT Accelerator 2 Programme

  • 20 Mar 2017

SPRINT Accelerator 2 Programme kicked off on Monday 20th March with Enterprise Ireland support for 12 researcher led ventures working on commercialising IP from the University and creating businesses that will scale and grow.

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UCC licensed innovative device that moves organs during surgery to Skellig Surgical

UCC licensed innovative device that moves organs during surgery to Skellig Surgical

  • 01 Feb 2017

SecuRetract, Skellig Surgical’s first commercial product, has been licensed by UCC. Designed to manipulate organs that obscure and limit the ability to perform keyhole surgery, SecuRetract is UCC’s latest foray into medtech. Through a new licensing agreement, it is now on the market.

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GATEWAY UCC Hosts EI International Competitive Start Funding Pitching Event

GATEWAY UCC Hosts EI International Competitive Start Funding Pitching Event

  • 18 Nov 2016

GATEWAY UCC was delighted to play host to 13 International Entrepreneurs who are starting up businesses, all competing for Seed Funding from Enterprise Ireland under the EI Competitive Start Fund (CSF) aimed to support early stage start-ups.  

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EU Commissioner Moedas officially opens Western Gateway Building

EU Commissioner Moedas officially opens Western Gateway Building

  • 04 Nov 2016

EU Innovation Commissioner, Carlos Moedas officially opened University College Cork’s flagship innovation building, Western Gateway, in a ceremony which took place on November 4th.

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GatewayUCC Launches SPRINT Accelerator Programme

GatewayUCC Launches SPRINT Accelerator Programme

  • 08 Mar 2016

New Accelerator Programme “SPRINT” to support startups and researchers at Gateway UCC. 

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GATEWAY UCC Open Day on 9th October was a huge success!

GATEWAY UCC Open Day on 9th October was a huge success!

  • 15 Oct 2015

GATEWAY UCC Open Day attracted a large number  (30) of pre start up and business enquiries 

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NOTWorkHub event for  young entrepreneurs

NOTWorkHub event for young entrepreneurs

  • 15 Oct 2015

Gina London, CNN Reporter with Myriam Cronin, Manager GATEWAY UCC, Eabha Fitwpatrick WHATBox, Gillian Keating RDJ, and Entrepreneur at the NOTWorkHub event for  young entrepreneurs.

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GATEWAY UCC ‘Funding a Start Up Company Seminar’

GATEWAY UCC ‘Funding a Start Up Company Seminar’

  • 15 Oct 2015

Myriam Cronin, Manager GATEWAY UCC with speakers from the ‘Funding a Start Up Company Seminar’ Neil Gordon, CorkBIC; Wayne Murphy StartPlanet; Martin Corkery EI; Iain Hastie, BoI; and Niall Olden Kernel Capital. 

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GATEWAY UCC incubated, UCC Spin Out company Exceedence is featured in a number of media  articles in recent weeks

GATEWAY UCC incubated, UCC Spin Out company Exceedence is featured in a number of media articles in recent weeks

  • 15 Oct 2015

GATEWAY UCC incubated, UCC Spin Out company Exceedence is featured in a number of media  articles on 1-5 October including Irish Examiner; Evening Echo and Cork Independent and online media.

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Enterprise Ireland Hosted its Board Meeting in GATEWAY UCC on 9th September

Enterprise Ireland Hosted its Board Meeting in GATEWAY UCC on 9th September

  • 15 Oct 2015

Following the Board Meeting, the Board were given a Presentation by Myriam Cronin, Manager GATEWAY UCC, followed by a tour of the GATEWAY UCC meeting with UCC Spin Out companies  Atlantia Food Trials and Luxcel Biosciences Ltd before being introduced to the suite of UCC Programmes, Centres and Initiatives that engage with industry in the Region and Nationally. These included Technology Transfer; The Health Innovation Hub; Tyndall National Institute; IMERC; EU EXXCEL; Blackstone Charitable Foundation; Food Industry Training Unit and IGNITE.

 

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Exceedence Ltd, a spin-out company of UCC, create analytic financial modelling and analytics software tool

Exceedence Ltd, a spin-out company of UCC, create analytic financial modelling and analytics software tool

  • 13 Oct 2015

Exceedence Ltd featured on the Cork Independent newspaper and Business World for the development of an innovative financial modelling and analytics software tool for the renewable energy sector.

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NOTwork Hub for Entrepreneurs, a new social hub for entrepreneurs and business professionals.

NOTwork Hub for Entrepreneurs, a new social hub for entrepreneurs and business professionals.

  • 23 Jun 2015

GATEWAY UCC is  involved  in the setting up of the NOTwork Hub for Entrepreneurs with Gillian Keating and Ernest Cantillon . Notwork is a new social hub for entrepreneurs and business professionals.

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Alimentary Health Ltd Win Best Irish Pharmacy Product

Alimentary Health Ltd Win Best Irish Pharmacy Product

  • 23 Jun 2015

Alimentary Health was spun out of UCC in 1999 on the back of strong intellectual property developed by a team of microbiologists who identified a bacterial strain with potential health benefits. 

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Irish Biosciences Company Launches Game Changing Solution for Dairy Production

Irish Biosciences Company Launches Game Changing Solution for Dairy Production

  • 23 Jun 2015

The demand for milk globally is expected to rise to 350 billion litres in 2020, and an Irish company based at GATEWAY UCC, the University Business Incubation Centre, is poised to capitalise on this market opportunity. 

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Cork Chamber of Commerce’s delegation to Brussels on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Policy

Cork Chamber of Commerce’s delegation to Brussels on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Policy

  • 04 May 2015

This delegation organised by the Chamber was primarily to create linkages and get a better understating how the European Commission works in terms of policy development, particularly with regard to innovation and entrepreneurship, and to give the EC feedback on the relevant areas of these policies and to learn about the funded programmes and EC supports available for SME’s

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Cork Chamber of Commerce’s delegation to Brussels on Innovation and Entrepreneur

Cork Chamber of Commerce’s delegation to Brussels on Innovation and Entrepreneur

  • 04 May 2015

This delegation organised by the Chamber was primarily to create linkages and get a better understating how the European Commission works in terms of policy development, particularly with regard to innovation and entrepreneurship, and to give the EC feedback on the relevant areas of these policies and to learn about the funded programmes and EC supports available for SME’s.

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Myriam Cronin explains her role as GATEWAY UCC Manager in the Irish Examiner

Myriam Cronin explains her role as GATEWAY UCC Manager in the Irish Examiner

  • 09 Jan 2015

GATEWAY UCC manager, Myriam Cronin, says “supporting job creation, innovation and entrepreneurship in the knowledge-based sector is a key remit” of the business centre. “We actively support start-ups and entrepreneurs, through our state-of-the-art, on-campus facilities, access to a world-class research environment, mentoring, business coaching and support services.” To date, Gateway-incubated companies support 140 jobs in 20 start-ups specialising in IT/ICT; food; education; health; energy; medical devices and pharma.

The full article can be downloaded here: Examiner Article 09/01/2015 (3,018kB)

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 GATEWAY UCC recently welcomed Minister Ged Nash, Minister for Employment and Job and Deputy Ciaran Lynch

GATEWAY UCC recently welcomed Minister Ged Nash, Minister for Employment and Job and Deputy Ciaran Lynch

  • 10 Feb 2015

During the visit the Minister met with a number of GATEWAY UCC High Potential Start-Up Spin-Out companies  and discussed with them the challenges and issues which effect HPSU University Spin-Outs. Minister Nash was particularly interested in what supports could help accelerate the growth of Campus based Spin-Out companies.

 

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High Potential Start Up Spin Out companies at GATEWAY UCC

High Potential Start Up Spin Out companies at GATEWAY UCC

  • 09 Feb 2015

Minister Nash, Deputy Ciaran Lynch with GATEWAY Manager Myriam Cronin, Prof Anita Maguire and a group of GATEWAY UCC High Potential Start Up Spin Out companies at GATEWAY UCC on the 6th of February.

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GATEWAY Company EXCEEDENCE Job Announcement

GATEWAY Company EXCEEDENCE Job Announcement

  • 22 Dec 2014

 

Cork, 12 December 2014: Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney, T.D. announced the creation of more than 80 new jobs in the marine energy sector for Cork Harbour today

The US ocean energy company, Resolute Marine Limited, will create 80 new jobs over the next 5 years, as it establishes its European headquarters in Cork. Exceedence Ltd, a spin out from UCC’s Beaufort Research Centre, will create 5 new jobs in the marine renewable energy financial consultancy in 2015, while Resolve Marine, a global salvage company, will create up to 6 jobs in the next 12 months in its European headquarters located in Cork Harbour.   

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GatewayUCC newsletter June 2014

GatewayUCC newsletter June 2014

  • 16 Jun 2014

The GATEWAY UCC Business Innovation and Incubation Centre is a purpose
built 21 unit state-of-the-art Innovation Centre, jointly funded by UCC and
Enterprise Ireland, to support and accelerate the development of successful
knowledge-intensive enterprises, translating academic research into
commercially viable, technology-led companies.

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Competitive Start Fund – ICT and Industrial Sectors

Competitive Start Fund – ICT and Industrial Sectors

  • 16 Jun 2014

Enterprise Ireland launched a call for applications to the Competitive Start Fund active in Manufacturing and Internationally traded services including the following sectors Internet, Games, Apps, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Software, Lifesciences, Food, Consumer Products, Medical Devices and e-Health today Wednesday 4th June, 2014.

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Competitive Start Fund Announcement

Competitive Start Fund Announcement

  • 16 Jun 2014

Competitive Start Fund – ICT and Industrial Sectors

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Up to €2,500 support for Cork businesses to start trading online

Up to €2,500 support for Cork businesses to start trading online

  • 16 Jun 2014

Last year the Irish Government launched a 'Trading Online' voucher scheme, and as of today it has been made available to small businesses in Cork. 

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Bank of Ireland Accelerator programme

Bank of Ireland Accelerator programme

  • 16 Jun 2014

Any business in Ireland or overseas that’s currently in operation is welcome to apply. However, from experience we know the type and size of company that can benefit most from our Accelerator programme.  These are usually businesses that have been operating for typically for 18 to 30 months, have between two and eight employees and have a clearly identified customer group.

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Minister Sherlock and Enterprise Ireland Announce New €200k Fund for Cork Entrepreneurs

Minister Sherlock and Enterprise Ireland Announce New €200k Fund for Cork Entrepreneurs

  • 16 Jun 2014

Yesterday, March 28, 2014, the Minister for Research and Innovation, Mr Seán Sherlock, T.D., announced a new €200,000 Enterprise Ireland fund to help entrepreneurs in Cork explore the feasibility of their start-up ideas.

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CLIENT FORUM EVENTS MARCH/JUNE 2014

CLIENT FORUM EVENTS MARCH/JUNE 2014

  • 26 Mar 2014

News and Events from April to May 2014

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UCC 'Invention of the Year' winners close to commercialisation

UCC 'Invention of the Year' winners close to commercialisation

  • 26 Mar 2014

A new probiotic bacterial strain and an industrial fault finder have won Invention of the Year awards in the areas of bioscience and ICT, respectively, at gatewayUCC in Cork...

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GatewayUCC reaches 100 jobs milestone

GatewayUCC reaches 100 jobs milestone

  • 26 Mar 2014

The start-ups, spin-outs and high-tech companies at GatewayUCC have reached the milestone of employing 100 people between them since the incubation facility opened in 2010...

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SRL Research merges with Independent Sensory Services

SRL Research merges with Independent Sensory Services

  • 26 Mar 2014

SRL Research has announced a merger with Independent Sensory Services (ISS).

The partnership will strengthen SRL Research’s position in both Irish and international markets, and enable the company to drive efficiencies in costs and human resources...

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CLIENT FORUM EVENTS MAY/JUNE 2013

CLIENT FORUM EVENTS MAY/JUNE 2013

  • 26 Mar 2013

News from May to June 2013

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December 2012

  • Nebula Ventures - Gavin Burke - Share Capital Structure Lecture - 14 December
  • Damien Mulley - Digital Media - Facebook/Twitter for Busiess - building your own site - 7 December

November 2012

  • Cameo Communication - Renata Murphy "Creating a Media Opportunity and Management of a Crisis Media Situation" - 6 November

October 2012

  • Irish Times Innovation Roadshow - 5 October

 

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