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Showcasing the companies that have emerged from UCC Innovation over the years, illustrating a diverse range of technologies across a wide variety of areas.

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View our current portfolio of technologies that are available to license.

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Start-up Company: Trustap

“The Trustap journey began in UCC and without the structure and supports available through UCC Innovation and the IGNITE program in particular, it wouldn’t have been possible to get to where we are today.”

- Conor Lyden, Founder & CEO - Trustap

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Spin-out Company: Exceedence

“UCC Innovation have continued to engage with us throughout our journey and have been open to hearing and learning from our lived experience as a University spinout. These learnings have often been taken on board by the UCC Innovation team, and we have continued to participate in their commercialisation support initiatives such as the SPRINT Accelerator program and the Digital Badge in IP and Innovation."

- Dr Ray Alcorn, CEO and Founder - Exceedence

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Spin-out Company: CergenX

“The licence negotiated with UCC Innovation gives us access to the world’s largest database of fully anonymised neonatal EEG recordings. This data bank is key to our algorithm development programme. We are using AI to identify infants that are most at risk of brain injury to allow hospitals refer these infants for further testing and treatment.”

- Jason Mowles, CEO - CergenX

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UCC Consulting: CTCHC Reports

“Having UCC Consulting on-board on these projects was very valuable as they undertook the contract negotiations with the client and streamlined the processes. This allowed me to focus more on the consultancy itself, ensuring that my MPlan students were availing of a rich learning experience while building strong relationships with the project stakeholders.”

- Jeanette Fitzsimons, Lecturer - UCC’s Centre for Planning Education & Research Centre

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(L-R) Dr Sally Cudmore, Director UCC Innovation; Professor Helen Whelton, Head of College Medicine and Health; Professor John R Higgins, PI Health Innovation Hub Ireland, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Ireland South Women and Infants Directorate; Dr Tanya Mulcahy, Director, Health Innovation Hub Ireland; Caitriona Heffernan, Innovation Lead Ireland South Women and Infants Directorate and HIHI; Jane O’Flynn, Health Innovation Hub Ireland (MTU); Dr Michael Twomey, Health Innovation Hub Ireland.
27 Sep 2023

Reasons You Should Get Involved in Co-Creating Solutions to Women’s Health Issues

On Thursday 28th September and Thursday 5th October, researchers, students, clinicians and members of the public from varied backgrounds will come together in UCC to develop solutions to a number of problems and needs within women's health.
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Noel Caplice, Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences in UCC, Cardiologist at Cork University Hospital, CSO & Co-founder of ProVascTec
22 Sep 2023

UCC Spin-out Company ProVascTec Accepted onto Creative Destruction Lab – Toronto Programme

UCC Spin-out Company ProVascTec has been accepted into the global startup program Creative Destruction Lab (CDL). Organised by the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, CDL is a nonprofit organization that delivers an objectives-based programme for massively scalable, seed-stage, science and technology-based companies.
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20 Sep 2023

CUBS and UCC Innovation Launch University-Wide Module on Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindshift

Cork University Business School (CUBS) in collaboration with UCC Innovation are launching a new University Wide (UW) entrepreneurship module for all students from ALL disciplines (excluding first year students).
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30 Aug 2023

UCC spin-out company Exceedence launches €500K crowdfunding campaign

Irish fintech company Exceedence Ltd aims to raise €500K to advance their innovative new software solution, exfin. The software speeds up the rollout of offshore wind, wave and tidal energy projects. Financial modelling for renewable energy projects can be costly and no current solution gives a proper ‘big picture’ view.
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