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Bridge Network Newsletter – Spring 2018

Welcome you to the first edition of The Bridge Network news update on behalf of University College Cork and our consortium partners in Teagasc, Cork Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology Tralee. Our mission is to create an effective link for knowledge transfer expertise to be shared and used in the member institutions, enhancing […]

Bridge Network Launch New Website

​L-R: Josette O’Mullane, Innovation & Enterprise Manager, Cork Institute of Technology; Dr David Corkery, Technology Transfer Manager, University College Cork; Sean Mulvany, Head of Technology Transfer, Teagasc and Dr Alison Campbell, Director Knowledge Transfer Ireland. The technology transfer consortium Bridge Network is pleased to announce the launch of its new, mobile-friendly website: www.bridgenetwork.ie The new […]

Bridge Network Governance Meeting hosted by IT Tralee

​L-R: Dr DeclanTroy, Director of Technology Transfer, Teagasc; Orla Flynn, VP External Affairs, Cork Institute of Technology; Dr Oliver Murphy, President IT Tralee; Professor Anita Maguire, VP Research & Innovation, University College Cork; Brid Mc Elligott, VP Research & Development at IT Tralee, Derek Waddell, Director of Technology Transfer, University College Cork. Last month the […]

Bridge Network shortlisted for National Knowledge Transfer Ireland Impact Awards

The Bridge Network has been shortlisted in three categories for the National Knowledge Transfer Impact Awards 2018. The three categories are: The “Meet the Investor” progamme for Best Technology Transfer Initiative; Teagasc has been shortlisted in the “Collaborative Research Impact award” together with industry partners Dairy Concepts IRL. and UCC Technology Transfer Case Manager, Anthony Morrissey, has been […]

First patient treated with OrthoXel Apex Tibial Nail

​L-R Prof James Harty Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Pat O’Connor CEO, Prof Hannah Dailey Chief Scientific Officer, Charles Daly Chief Technical Officer. OrthoXel, a Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) spin out company, is an innovative orthopaedic trauma company, pioneering the use of enhanced fracture fixation to stimulate callus formation with the goal to reduce healing time, […]

Luxcel Biosciences acquired by Agilent Technologies

In January 2018, UCC with the other shareholders of Luxcel Biosciences sold their equity stake to Agilent Technologies. Luxcel spun-out of UCC with technology developed in the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology and has two licenses with UCC. The technology focus of the company is the use of fluorescence for assay systems to measure the viability […]