Innovative Business Opportunities

Innovative Business Opportunities

UCD’s ecosystem has over 50 companies ranging from early-stage high-tech start-ups to established innovation-led companies and over 100 leading-edge inventions coming from research across campus each year. At NovaUCD, we have a comprehensive and varied portfolio of innovative business opportunities available.

UCD Spin-Out Company Success Stories

NovaUCD Mentor Panel and Consultancy Opportunities

Many client companies at NovaUCD are actively seeking mentoring from experienced business leaders and entrepreneurs which can be pivotal to the success of a knowledge-intensive start-up company. We are always looking to add to our network across a wide range of business areas from operations, sales and marketing, mergers and acquisitions, investment, and finance.

The NovaUCD Mentor Panel is aimed at getting experienced business leaders to preview and engage with new inventions and business propositions.  The purpose of the panel is to enhance the commercial propositions, to mentor the teams, to invest in them or even take the lead as CEO to bring them to market.  With over 100 leading-edge inventions coming from research and innovation across the UCD campus each year, we have an extensive pipeline offering to preview.

Investment Opportunities 

UCD’s ecosystem has over 50 companies ranging from early-stage high-tech start-ups to established innovation-led companies and over 100 leading-edge inventions coming from research across campus each year.  Many of these companies at NovaUCD are actively seeking early-stage seed capital as well as Series A funding.

Preview Current Opportunities

OutputSports - Athlete Performance Tracking Technology
MHI Score: a Biomarker-based Test to Support Management of Obesity
Naiad - 3D Bioprinter

Contact Us

If you are interested in finding out more about mentoring and/or investment opportunities please contact

Simon Factor

Senior Manager, New Ventures

t: +353 1 716 3728
e: simon.factor@ucd.ie  

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