Nestled in the heart of the Western Gateway IT Building adjacent to UCC's School of Mathematical Science and the Department of Computer Science and their extensive list of dedicated Research Groups, the GatewayUCC Centre offers a supportive and dynamic work environment for new start-up spin-out and spin-in knowledge based companies. In addition the Centre offer 400 sq m of dedicated Bio-Laboratories space adjacent to the departments of Food Science and Technology facilitating start up and pre-start up in the areas of Bio/Food/Pharma.

Benefits to Entrepreneurs Locating in the GatewayUCC Centre

  • c. 1,400 sq m of high quality Office and Wet Laboratory accommodation
  • Own door facilities, direct dial telephone, heat and light
  • 25 Incubation units ranging in size from 15 sq m to 67 sq m
  • 10 Hot Desk spaces for developing the feasibility of your business concept
  • 4 Bio-Incubation Laboratories with separate Write Up Offices
  • Special rates at UCC's Mardyke Arena Health and Leisure Centre 
  • Special rates at UCC's Boole Library
  • High quality Campus Environment
  • Access to UCC Network of Researchers (excellent support and linkages into academic departments)
  • Secure parking
  • Access to extensive UCC Library
  • Dedicated Server Room
  • Access to 16 seat Board Room (AV Facilities)
  • Access to Larger Conference Room 40 Seats (suitable for Seminar/Conferences/Video conferencing)
  • Access to Business Support Programmes
  • Access to Business Mentor Programmes
  • Access to Financial Advice, introduction to Venture Capital opportunities, Business Angel Programme
  • Programme of Specialist Seminars
  • Access to full range of University Facilities - large lecture theatres, Atrium, etc. - to facilitate Company/Product Launches, Public Presentations and Trade Exhibitions


GatewayUCC - Gorlann Ghnó

C/O Office of Technology Transfer, Western Gateway Building, Western Road, Cork, Ireland.