Entries by rachel.oleary@ucc.ie

Teagasc AgTech Gateways 2019

The application of ICT and precision technologies is transforming not just agriculture but the development of supplies and services supporting agriculture and therefore the production of food globally. Through accurate measurement of a wide variety of parameters and data management, we are now better able to account for the variability that nature brings to agriculture […]

National IP Protocol aims to add ‘competitive edge’

At the National Intellectual Property (IP) Protocol briefing in University College Cork, photographed were: Dr. Rich Ferrie, Director, Office of Technology Transfer, UCC, Dr. Alison Campbell OBE, Director, Knowledge Transfer Ireland and Dr. Charles Garvey, CEO, Metabolomic Diagnostics, UCC Spinout company. Photo By Tomas Tyner, UCC. Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) kicked off its national roadshow […]

€100m investment for SFI Centres for Research Training

  Tuesday 5th March, Dublin – Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD and Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD, today announced an investment of over €100 million in six new SFI Centres for Research Training. The SFI Centres for Research Training programme, the first postgraduate training programme […]

Showcase for High Potential Start-ups

Enterprise Ireland yesterday (14 February) announced that it had invested €23m in Irish start-ups in 2018 at the annual Enterprise Ireland showcase for High Potential Startups (HPSU) held at Croke Park in Dublin.  Among the figures shared by Enterprise Ireland at the event included citation of supporting 132 companies, establishment of 82 high-potential start-ups (HPSUs), […]

UCC play hosts to Spin-out Roadshow

There was standing room only at the recent Spin-out roadshow hosted by UCC in partnership with CIT,  Atlantic Bridge and Bank of Ireland which saw entrepreneurs and researchers gather to hear about the funding supports available to Irish startup companies. On Thursday 29 November, UCC hosted a spin-out roadshow in partnership with CIT,  Atlantic Bridge and Bank of Ireland which saw over 60 entrepreneurs and researchers […]

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 […]