2017 VentureLaunch Accelerator Programme Participants

Click here to find out more about the 2017 VentureLaunch Accelerator Programme Showcase and Awards event on 29 November (5:15 pm - 730 pm) and to register to attend the event.

The 5 new ventures participating on the 2017 UCD VentureLaunch Accelerator Programme are;

VentureLaunch 2017 participants
Some of the participants on the 2017 UCD VentureLaunch Accelerator Programme

En-Perium is developing a next generation building energy analysis software system for architects, engineers and educators. The proprietary software combines 3D modelling, climate and physics simulation technologies with specific green building codes and certifications, in one system.

The founder of En-Perium is Michael Mescal, UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy.

PicoworX is developing disruptive, proprietary technology which provides a scalable continuous reel to reel process to enable the coating of large surface areas with vertically aligned carbon nanotubes. Such a coating is an ideal functional layer for next generation photovoltaic cells, enabling ultra-high radiation absorption to improve the efficiency of solar harvesting by an unprecedented 50%.

The founders of PicoworX are Professor Dominic Zerulla, Dr Pratheesh Nair and Dr Inbarasan Muniraj, UCD School of Physics.

PlasmaBound has developed a novel patented manufacturing technology which removes the need for bolts when joining structural composites, thus eliminating associated mechanical and fatigue performance problems. Applying this technology advanced composite manufacturers will have the opportunity to build stronger, lighter and leaner composite assemblies to meet environmental directives and regulation.

The founder of PlasmaBound is Dr James Nicholas Barry, UCD School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and UCD School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering.

Prolego Scientific offers proprietary data analytics and software solutions for the genetic testing of pedigree animals to improve animal health, performance metrics, the prediction of breeding values and to hence improve the quality of the food chain.

The founders of Prolego Scientific are Dr Belinda Hernández, Associate Professor Andrew Parnell and Dr Mahdi Amina, UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics.

trustalink helps banks protect consumers by finding trustworthy data on fintech firms online. trustalink's software is powered by artificial intelligence to collect, verify, link and explore a unique layer of social data in addition to typical financial data available on fintech firms. 

The members of the trustalink team are Dr Elie Abi-Lahoud, Paul-Emmanuel Raoul and Professor Cal Muckley, UCD School of Business.

Click here to find out more about the 2017 VentureLaunch Accelerator Programme Showcase and Awards event on 29 November (5:15 pm - 7:30 pm) and to register to attend the event.

Event hashtag: #VentureLaunch17

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