DIT Hothouse at Innovate Ireland 2016

Paul Maguire at Innovate Ireland 2016

Above: Paul Maguire, DIT Hothouse Senior Licensing Executive (right) talking to conference delegates. Also pictured is Annaik Genson (left), DIT CREST Materials Engineer and Innovate Ireland 2016 conference speaker. 
DIT Hothouse, alongside our partners in the Dublin Region Innovation Consortium (DRIC), promoted research collaboration, technology licensing and company spin-out opportunities at Innovate Ireland 2016 in Croke Park on Thursday, 3rd March.
Over 1,000 delegates attended the conference, with the event trending on twitter and even receiving a mention from TV3 news. Alongside the exhibition, attendees had the opportunity to hear from an impressive line-up of industry leaders, academics and government agencies engaging in a stimulating blend of key note addresses and debates. 
Technology Licensing and R&D Collaboration Opportunities
There are currently over 40 technologies available to license through DIT Hothouse across ICT, Engineering, Clean Tech, Food and Life Science. In addition, DRIC has over 45 dedicated research groups available to engage in R&D projects with interested industry partners.
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 Above: Kieran O'Connell, DIT Hothouse Food & Life Science Licensing Executive (left) converses with a conference delegate. 
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 Above: Paul Maguire and Stephen Davis, DIT Hothouse Marketing Manager (right) at the DIT Hothouse exhibition stand
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 Above: Conference delegates visting the DIT Hothouse exhibition stand
About the Dublin Region Innovation Consortium
The Dublin Region Innovation Consortium (DRIC) represents Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Institute of Technology Tallaght, Dublin (ITTD), Institute of Technology Blanchardstown (ITB), the Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dun Laoghaire (IADT) and National College of Ireland (NCI) and is funded by Enterprise Ireland to maximise the impact of research in each of the institutions. DIT Hothouse, the technology transfer office at DIT, provides knowledge transfer and commercialisation support to all members of the consortium.
Further Information
To learn more about  R&D Collaboration, Technology Licensing & Spin-out company Opportunities, please contact Stephen Davis on +353 1 402 7144, email hothouse@dit.ie or visit the New Technologies for Industry section of our website.