University College Dublin Investing €6.5 million to Expand on Campus Facility to House Start-Up Companies by 50%

Posted in Research on February 1st, 2019 by steve

Ireland“University College Dublin (UCD) has announced that it is to expand its on campus facility to house start-up companies by over 50% with a €6.5 million development project. The project to renovate and extend the east courtyard of NovaUCD, the University’s Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs, is expected to be completed this Summer …” (more)

[AlphaGalileo, 1 February]

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New €6.5m Project to Expand NovaUCD’s Capacity

Posted in Governance and administration on August 16th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“UCD today announced that NovaUCD, the University’s Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs, is to expand its capacity to house early-stage start-ups by over 50% with a €6.5 million development project …” (more)

[Irish Building Magazine, 16 August]

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Smurfit School launches new master’s programme aimed at Stem graduates

Posted in Teaching on February 5th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“UCD Smurfit School is joining forces with NCAD and NovaUCD to deliver a collaborative master’s programme aimed at Stem graduates. The new MSc in innovation, entrepreneurship and design is a part-time two-year course that will begin in September 2015 …” (more)

[Grainne Rothery, Business and Leadership, 5 February]

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NovaUCD adds nearly €37m to economy

Posted in Research on October 26th, 2013 by steve

“Days after the launch of the first of seven State-backed scientific research centres, new findings have demonstrated the value of commercialising university research …” (more)

[Sarah McCabe, Independent, 26 October]

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Enbio blooms after relocation to NovaUCD

Posted in Research on September 16th, 2013 by steve

“John O’Donoghue, founder of surface technology company Enbio, is candid about the many challenges of getting a tech start-up off the ground …” (more)

[Olive Keogh, Irish Times, 16 September]

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Second stage funding a real problem for Irish start-ups

Posted in Research on April 5th, 2012 by steve

“Despite the recent growth in multinational exports, the domestic economy is still flagging badly and the long term health of the country is reliant on our homegrown businesses and the future of today’s fledgling start-ups. Fergal Gallagher spoke to Dr Ciara Leonard, programme manager at NovaUCD …” (more)

[Digital Times, 5 April]

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NovaUCD companies to create 300 new jobs over next two years

Posted in Governance and administration on February 16th, 2012 by steve

“NovaUCD has announced the proposed creation of 300 new jobs over the next twenty-four months. Thirty-seven companies based at or strongly linked to the Innovation and Technology Transfer Centre at UCD will be looking to increase their work force after individually securing substantial equity investment, totalling €40m collectively …” (more)

[Kate Rothwell, University Observer, 16 February]

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NovaUCD predict 300 highly skilled jobs will be created over next two years

Posted in Governance and administration on February 6th, 2012 by steve

“Ireland’s bid to boost its ‘smart economy’ credentials received support from NovaUCD, the university-linked innovation and technology transfer centre, yesterday as it forecast that some 300 highly skilled jobs would be created by the 37 companies based at the centre over the next two years …” (more)

[Laura Slattery, Irish Times, 6 February]

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