For Industry & Investors

NUI Galway are very keen to work with Industry and Investors to learn more about R&D opportunities, technology developments, sharing commercial applications, research services and R&D partner initiatives.

By joining forces, much more can be achieved adding great value to potential opportunities which will greatly enhance the capability of both parties. Together we need to explore innovative approaches to overcome the current challenges in the economy.

The Ignite TTO in NUI Galway are your first port of call when engaging with the university and will provide you with the necessary links, expertise, facilities, R&D outreach initiatives and commercial opportunities available across campus.

The Ignite TTO team look forward to meeting ’You and Your Company’

Introduction to IGNITE TTO


IGNITE Technology Transfer Office Building

As a research intensive organisation NUI Galway has a strong commitment to supporting technology development leading to knowledge transfer and commercialisation, through the Technology Transfer Office (TTO). The dedicated team has set stretch targets for the coming years to intensify value creation utilizing a well defined process. The office aims to leverage the excellent research of NUI Galway by exceeding the Key Performance Indicators in relation to the number of disclosures, new license agreements, spin outs, industry/university collaborations and other research funded projects. 

The Ignite TTO team offers an innovative and supportive environment to assist inventors, researchers and entrepreneurs in pursuing their technology development from disclosure right through to commercial success.


“To be an International Leader in the Commercialisation of Research and other Knowledge-Intensive Activity for the benefit of NUI Galway, the Economy and Society”.  Its main overarching goal is to support the commercialisation of all university intellectual property in a manner that ensures maximum benefit to Ireland’s society and economy.

Find out more

Technology Transfer Office
NUI Galway,
University Road,
Galway, Ireland.
E technologytransfer@
T 353 (0)91 492147
F 353 (0)91 526388