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University of Limerick (UL) TTO

The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) is responsible for supporting and developing the university’s innovative activity. The TTO's primary mission is the commercialisation of the university's expertise for the benefit of UL and the wider community.This is delivered through: promoting and supporting the initiation, growth and development of campus companies facilitating and strengthening research and partnering contacts with industry developing the university's intellectual property working with the development agencies to enhance the competitive position of existing industry in the mid-west, and to attract mobile investment to this region.

UL Supports for Industry:

Industry Research Collaborations

Access to Talent (e.g. PhD & Post Docs)

Supporting Regional Investment

Enabling Knowledge Transfer

Commercialising Intellectual Property

Facilitating Campus Company Formation

Providing Start-up Supports through The Nexus Innovation Centre

Consultancy and Analytical Testing Services

Since 2017 UL has had:

242 Research agreements with Industry

41 Patents Granted

59 Patent Applications filed

137 Invention Disclosures

41 License Agreements

8 UL Spinouts

UL VP Research

The University of Limerick has an established reputation for being Ireland's leading university in industry-led research. This has resulted in significant research commercialisation activities and collaboration between our leading researchers and industry. All of our key research indicators are showing strong growth, with increases in research applications, research income, postgraduate numbers and commercialisation activities complementing the strong gains in research outputs.

Prof Norelee Kennedy, Vice President Research

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