The development of a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship is critical for the successful identification and commercialisation of intellectual property at UCD.

By promoting awareness and embedding the ethos of innovation, knowledge transfer and commercialisation with the research community, NovaUCD is encouraging the seeds of valuable intellectual property which can be harnessed at a later stage for the benefit of all stakeholders. 

Since October 2003, NovaUCD has arranged over 750 events to assist in increasing the awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation and technology transfer among the next generation of innovators and campus company promoters. These events which are aimed at researchers, staff and students cover all aspects of commercialisation including intellectual property identification, protection, exploitation, commercialsation and new venture formation.

Speakers for these events are drawn from UCD, NovaUCD's sponsors, industry experts, successful entrepreneurs and technology transfer specialists. 

NovaUCD is also an access point for industry into the University, so training events are also targeted at industry and companies. Training for Knowledge Transfer Professionals in industry and the higher education sector is also a key area of interest and expertise at NovaUCD.

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For further information contact:

Caroline Gill
Project Manager, Continuing Professional Development
t: +353-1-716-3715

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