Research Commericalisation & New Venture Formation, Friday 30th November 2012
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Workshop: Research Commercialisation & New Venture Formation

Facilitators: Dr James Cunningham, National University of Ireland, Galway and Dr Clare Gately, Waterford Institute of Technology

Time / Date / Venue: 2.00 to 4.00pm, Friday 30th November 2012, SAC Room / CA110, Cairnes Building (St. Anthony's, ground floor), NUI Galway

Workshop Outline
 How do new ventures in incubators organise and plan?
 What do activities do start-up technology entrepreneurs get involved in?
 Do business plans matter?
 What motivates principal investigators to commercialise research?
 What barriers do principal investigators encounter?

Dr James Cunningham, National University of Ireland, Galway and Dr Clare Gately, Waterford Institute of Technology will host a workshop for entrepreneurs, principal investigators, professionals involved in supporting start-up, commercialisation specialists and policy makers with an interest in innovation, entrepreneurship and research commercialisation. The workshop is an opportunity to hear the results and discuss the implications of studies on new venture formation and publicly funded principal investigators in science, engineering and technology, which have been funded by the Irish Research Council and the Programme for Research in Third Level Institutions Cycle 4.

Dr James Cunningham is the Director of the Whitaker Institute for Innovation and Societal Change and Dr Clare Gately is a lecturer in strategy and entrepreneurship at Waterford Institute of Technology.

This workshop is supported by the InterTradeIreland All-Island Innovation Programme, Community of Researchers www.intertradeireland.com/all-island-innovation-programme

For further details on the event, please contact Dr James Cunningham james.cunningham@nuigalway.ie

To register online, please visit the Online Registration page of this website.