Colleges join forces to help business start-ups

Ireland“Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and UCD have formed a new partnership with a group of Silicon Valley-based technology experts in a bid to boost the number of ‘spin-out’ companies from the two universities. This will be achieved through a combination of mentoring and venture capital investment. The partnership between the Innovation Alliance – a joint TCD/UCD research initiative – and the Irish Technology Leadership Group (ILTG) aims to create a Silicon Valley-like environment that will facilitate not just the commercialisation of research, but the creation of technology companies and jobs …” (more)

[Caroline Madden, Irish Times, 16 June]

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