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Institute of Chemistry of Ireland

Annual Congress 2011

was held on Friday, 27th May 
by the School of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, DIT, Dublin

The topic was: The Commercialisation of Chemistry

ICI and DIT both thank you for attending this years Annual Congress. We hope delegates enjoyed the discussions that took place. Presentations which speakers agreed to share are available below. Any other speakers who may wish to have their presentation or other information included here should email it to peter.brien@dit.ie.

Dr. Brian Murray, ICI President - Welcome Address

Mr Jim Lawler, Enterprise Ireland - Industry Relevant, Driven and Led Research

Ms. Mary Gillick, Enterprise Ireland - Technology Transfer and IP Framework Initiatives

Dr. Declan McCormack, DIT -  Visible Light Semiconductor Photocatalysts - A Novel Hygiene Solution

Mr. Robert Hickson, Vitra - Vitra Inc

Dr. Dara Fitzpatrick, UCC (youtube link) - BARDS, A Big Idea

Mr. John Menton, Arthur Cox - Structuring and Managing Global IP Throughout Ireland

Dr. Andy Gray, DIT - 20 Lessons From Technology Transfer


Speakers on the day (in chronological order)


Useful Links

Institute of Chemistry Ireland

Enterprise Ireland

Hothouse at DIT

Commercialisation at NUIM



Technology Transfer Office at TCD

Invent at DCU

Technology Transfer Office at NUIG

Technology Transfer Lab at IT Tallaght