News and Events
Publication of the Annual Knowledge Transfer Survey 2017 by Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) reports strong performance for University College Cork in research collaborations, business engagement and commercialisation activity.Read more
UCC hosted the Bridge Network Invention of the Year Awards sponosred by Purdy Lucey Intellectual Property. 5 awards given out in Life Sciences and ICT/Physical Sceinces Categories
It’s time to announce the winners! UCC is hosting the Bridge Network Invention of the Year awards in UCC on Tuesday, 14th November at 4pm in the Western Gateway Building. This is the 10th Anniversary of the event.Read more
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 industryRead more
The technology arises from a UCC hosted “BioInnovate” programme and is established in collaboration with NUIG.Read more
Great news for everyone involved in Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UCC.Read more
Eamon Curtin, Director - IGNITE Graduate Business Innovation Programme at UCC has published a very interesting article on LinkedIn on the scaling of your network.Read more
UK Company, Wavepower Technologies, opens new office at The Entrepreneur Ship (MaREI) Cork.
UCC awards its first Commercialization Impact Award to the team behind Oculus Ireland technology.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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
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.Read more
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.Read more
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."Read more
Enterprise Ireland have announced a second call for applications for 2015. It will close at 5pm on July 17th.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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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The Bridge Network is actively responding to the Review of Intellectual Property Management and Conflicts of Interest Policies published in February this year by the Higher Education Authority (HEA).Read more