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Technology Transfer

Technology transfer through licensing, spin-out or start-up company creation plays an increasingly important role in knowledge exchange between industry and DkIT. It is especially important in maximising the impact of funded research to both society and the global economy.

We have a reputation as one of the leading Institutes of Technology in Ireland in terms of research performance and we work closely with our research staff to identify, protect and commercialise DKIT research, promote best practices in technology transfer and deliver successful entrepreneurial training seminars for staff and students.

Services include:


Facilitating Institute-industry research interactions


Negotiating and drafting agreements


Enabling knowledge transfer to industry and society


Commercialising DkIT Intellectual Property


Licensing Technologies


Facilitating new campus company formation and development

 Incubator spaces for start-up businesses

Incubator spaces for start-up businesses


Mentoring services for start-up businesses

Some of our Established Research Areas:

Case Studies

Questions about Technology Transfer Opportunities?

Technology Transfer Manager

  • Neil McLoughlin
  • Technology Transfer Manager

Head of Innovation & Business Development

  • Aidan Browne
  • Head of Innovation & Business Development