‘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(...)

KTI director Alison Campbell: ‘We had already been thinking of new ways of communicating and Covid-19 catalysed and accelerated that process’

Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI), the national office that works to make it simple for businesses to access and benefit from publicly-funded research,(...)

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(...)

Collaborations between business and academia resulted in a 33 per cent increase in licences, option agreements and assignment agreements in 2018, research shows.

There were more than 1,800 active research collaborations between industry and Irish higher-education institutions at the end of 2018, with 33 new pro(...)

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(...)

Benjamin Soffer, chairman of the Israeli Tech Transfer Network: “It is a fundamental part of the role of universities to do basic research after all.”

Higher education institutions need to double down on their market-led research and innovation efforts and their engagement with the commercial world o(...)

 At the end of November 2017, there were more than 1,300 research collaborations  across the system in Ireland, Knowledge Transfer Ireland  found.

Collaboration between publicly-funded research organisations and Irish companies is thriving. This is the key finding of the latest annual knowledge t(...)

Launching the Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) Impact Awards were Dr Alison Campbell, director of KTI, and Julie Spillane, director, The Dock, Accenture. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

A thermo-optical coating developed to protect spacecraft, a DNA test to predict horseracing performance potential, one of Europe’s “top five cleantech(...)

Dr Alison Campbell, Director of Knowledge Transfer Ireland. Enterprise Ireland. Copyright Fennell Photography

Knowledge Transfer Ireland, which was established four years ago, is the national office that helps private-sector organisations benefit from access t(...)

Pictured launching the KTI Annual Review was Minister for Training, Skills and Innovation John Halligan TD (centre) Director of KTI, Dr Alison Campbell and Chief Executive, Higher Education Authority, Dr Graham Love. (Photograph: Julien Behal)

Knowledge transfer Ireland (KTI), the State-funded central technology transfer office established in 2014, has said that of the 1,243 collaborative ag(...)

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