Irish-US fund worth $100m to be raised for tech sector

Ireland“… Following an agreement signed between ITLG, Trinity College, Dublin and University College Dublin last June, the three groups met at the Irish Embassy in Washington yesterday to advance details of how they can work together. They discussed plans for an innovation academy to provide PhD students with business skills, the creation of the $100 million VC fund and for a business development unit which would accelerate the transformation of university research into new companies and jobs …” (more)

[John Collins, Irish Times, 11 September]

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