Entries by rachel.oleary@ucc.ie

Meet The Investor Event, CIT

Photo l-r: Aidan O’ Driscoll, IRRUS Investments; Mairead English-Maher Enterprise Ireland, Alison Crawford,  Atlantic Bridge Venture Capital and Declan O’ Mahony, Entrepreneur in Residence, Tyndall, UCC. The third Bridge Network Meet the Investor event was held in the Rubicon Centre, CIT Campus on 14 November last. The event brings together the consortium’s community of commercialisation managers, researchers and early-stage entrepreneurs, together […]

CIT Spinout AudioSourceRE releases their premier audio separation software at AES New York 2018

New York (October 16, 2018) – AudioSourceRE, takes the pro audio market by storm, with the release of DeMIX Pro – the newest innovation in the world of audio source separation. DeMIX Pro combines world-class sound isolation algorithms with an advanced spectral audio editor and built in multi-channel mixer to provide anyone in the field […]

Cork Institute of Technology win at Pharma Awards Ireland 2018

From Left to Right: Fiona Gilchrist (PMTC), Ken O’Connell (Pfizers), Sandra Lenihan (CIT – PMTC), Ahmad Albadarin (PMTC), Bianca Lai (Pfizer) and Keith Bryan (CIT- PMTC Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre (PMTC) and Pfizer (Ringaskiddy) won the Partnership Alliance of the Year 2018 at the Pharma Awards Ireland. The winners […]

Cork firm’s new technology for cancer diagnostics

A Cork life sciences company is looking to commercialise its breakthrough cell detection technology that could revolutionise cancer diagnostics and other research. BioBind, the brainchild of Dr Mark Tangney and his team, Dr Ian Curtin and Stephen Buckley, is a custom imaging solution that uses a novel smart biosensor to allow researchers and other professionals […]

UCC honours innovators with Bridge Network Awards

Photos: Winners of the Bridge Network Invention of the Year Awards, presented at UCC, are Prof. Cian O’Mathuna (Tyndall, UCC), Dr. Helena McMahon (IT Tralee) and Dr. Mark Tangney (UCC). A long-life smartphone battery; imaging technology that offers faster cancer results ; a new babies’ vaccine and a new skin-ageing treatment were among recent inventions by […]

Inventors feeling good vibrations as projects gain commercial pace

Photo L-R: Colm O’Dwyer, Professor in Chemical Energy, UCC; Sharon Sheahan, Commercialisation Manager at UCC / Teagasc; Derry Fitzgerald, AudioSourceRE, CIT Rubicon; David Corkery, Technology Transfer Operations Manager at UCC ‘Good Vibrations’ will be among a selection of Beach Boys classics which will become available in stereo for the first time. A great calling card for […]

Shortlist announced for 2018 Invention of the Year Awards

Photograph L-R: Dr. Sandra Lenihan, Dr Keith Bryan and Dr. Ken O’Connell from Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) Innovations and inventions in agtech, anti-counterfeiting technology, audio engineering, biotherapeutics, biotech, nutraceuticals, 3D printing technology and sensor camera technology, have been recognised as finalists for the 2018 Invention of the Year Awards 2018 by the Bridge Network.  Bridge Network is the largest technology transfer consortium in Ireland and comprises of the technology transfer offices from University […]

Collaborative response to HEA Intellectual Property Management Review

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). The review by the Higher Education Authority and commissioned by Knowledge Transfer Ireland includes a number of recommendations for Higher Education Institutions regarding Intellectual Property Management and Conflicts of Interest […]