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  • Anthony Morrissey wins University Staff Recognition Impact award

    23 Oct
    Anthony Morrissey wins University Staff Recognition Impact award

    Anthony Morrissey, Commercialisation Case Manager for the ICT, Physical Sciences and Engineering, received a UCC Staff Recognition Award in the "Impact" Category.  It is a great accolade for Anthony, deservedly recognsing the impact he has had on our relationships with external company partners, the success of our applications for funding and transferring our technology to industry

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

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

    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

    01 Dec
    Skellig Surgical Wins the CorkBIC Global Investor Challenge

    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

    21 Nov
    UCC hosts annual Invention of the Year award

    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

    24 Jun
    UCC Technology Transfer Office wins at national Knowledge Transfer awards ceremony

    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 research in the New York Times

    03 Jul
    UCC research in the New York Times

    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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  • UCC spinout Alimentary Health Ltd wins US Ireland Research Innovation Award

    27 May
    UCC spinout Alimentary Health Ltd wins US Ireland Research Innovation Award

    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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  • OTT & Tyndall helps GRASP launch out of the starting blocks

    31 Oct
    OTT & Tyndall helps GRASP launch out of the starting blocks

    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

    19 Jan
    Gateway Incubation Manager Interview

    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.

    Click here to read the full article

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