BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY AT NUI GALWAY

NUI Galway has strong ties with industry and has partnered with a number of major companies in research projects.  

The Ignite Technology Transfer Office explores and facilitates commercial opportunities for our industry partners and the research community at NUI Galway. This portal provides information on how the Ignite Technology Transfer Office can help you, whether you are a researcher, inventor or potential collaborator. Our high performance team want to share with you our experience in knowledge transfer and commercialisation.

Supports for Industry

The Technology Transfer Office is a great resource for Industry. Building relationships, partnerships and trust between Industry and Academia is of utmost importance to NUI Galway TTO and one which can be of mutual benefit to both parties especially when it can lead to commercial successes.

The TTO also provide expert business advice and mentoring to companies engaged with us. As well as this we offer support to partners seeking funding and organise training workshops and seminars. 

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Support for Researchers

We provide the expertise that Researchers may need on their journey to commercialisation. This includes supports ranging from protecting your intellectual property and sourcing funding to assisting in the development and of your business concept and plan.

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Business Innovation Centre

NUI Galway’s state-of-the-art Business Innovation Centre plays a strategic role in the development of start-up companies. The aim of the Centre is to create an environment which promotes entrepreneurialism and innovation and enhances spin out formation and new business growth.

The companies housed here benefit from close proximity to our many Research Centres of Excellence. R&D collaborations are coordinated by Ignite TTO staff, who are also available to assist in any aspect of business development.

Follow the link to learn more about the Centre and how to apply

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Ignite West Consortium

Ignite TTO in NUI Galway has entered into partnership with Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, the Institute of Technology, Sligo and Letterkenny Institute of Technology to form the Ignite West Consortium. Joint initiatives and open communication enables a better service offering to our academic community as well as our Industrial partners.

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Career Development Centre

The Career Development Centre plays a significant role in supporting employers interested in recruiting NUI Galway students for graduate jobs, placements and internships. We aim to create mutually beneficial links with employers both national and international. As the primary point of contact for employers at NUI Galway we offer an excellent range of profile raising events and services tailored to employers graduate recruitment and placement needs, including jobs fairs, vacancy advertising, class/discipline specific presentations and on campus interview facilities. If you are an SME seeking one graduate, a large multinational seeking 100's of graduates or anything in between - you are important to us and we can help!

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Work with Us

If you're looking for a dynamic and rewarding career, talk to us about the many ways you can contribute to the exciting learning, teaching and research that takes place on campus.

Supply to NUI Galway

NUI Galway is committed to achieving the best value for money when buying goods and services.  This is done in a number of ways including seeking quotations, competitive tendering, collaborating with other Public Sector Organisations, and adopting suitable Government contracts where available.

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