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(...)

Davy expects C&C group net sales of €555.2 million, down 16 per cent year-on-year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

THIS WEEK MAY 15th MONDAY Results: Forterra Indicators: US housing market index (May) Meetings: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engin(...)

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(...)

Dr Alison Campbell: “Engaging with the business community means you have a greater chance to see your research having a broader impact.”

A fresh approach to the commercialisation of research may be on the way following the recent launch of tech transfer body Knowledge Transfer Ireland. (...)