‘Europe’s industrial strategy is essentially an innovation strategy,’ says KTI director Alison Campbell

Irish businesses are very fortunate to be in a position to tap into a vibrant publicly-funded innovation ecosystem. Companies that lack the scale to e(...)

There has been widespread buy-in from educational institutes to aid the national response to the crisis

A new non-exclusive royalty-free licence has been created to allow Irish researchers to share intellectual property with industry to help bring an end(...)

At the end of last year there were 119 so-called “active spin-outs” in operation

Some 30 new companies were spun out of Irish research institutes last year, according to new figures that indicate a rise in levels of licensing activ(...)

Dr Alison Campbell: “In 2015 we saw a significant rise in the level of research commercialisation coming from Irish research-performing organisations.”

Knowledge Transfer Ireland, the State-funded central technology transfer office established in 2014, has said 930 jobs were recorded in Irish spin-out(...)