Commercialisation Bootcamp

The UCD Commercialisation Bootcamp is an exciting commercialisation support programme that is devised and delivered by the innovation team at NovaUCD and managed by Caroline Gill, Innovation Education Manager.

The objective of the Bootcamp is to help equip UCD and NCAD academic researchers, staff and postgraduate research students with the knowledge, skills and understanding of the commercialisation process.

The Bootcamp, runs twice a year, (Spring and Autumn), and aims to strengthen the pipeline of commercial opportunities arising from UCD and NCAD research programmes.

On completion of the Bootcamp participants will have an understanding of what it takes to build a commercialisation plan covering the following areas:

  • Market problem/need
  • Proposed solution/ technological innovation
  • Market opportunity and market validation
  • Commercial exploitation route(s)
  • Project team
  • Technology roadmap
  • Commercialisation workplan
  • Funding requirements and funding plan
  • Key elements involved in applying for commercialisation funding


Entry Criteria & Application Process

Contact Us

For further information on the Commercialisation Programmes please contact:

Caroline Gill

Innovation Education Manager

t: +353 1 716 3715