Report on all-island university collaboration on technology transfer published

Universities Ireland, the Irish Universities Association and InterTradeIreland have come together to publish a new report – University Collaboration on Technology Transfer: An All-Island Feasibility Study. The study was carried out by a team from Technology and Research Services at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. The report provides some clear signposts for mutually beneficial collaborative action on intellectual property management and technology transfer between universities on the island of Ireland, and outlines an implementation plan for how this necessary process might begin. The website report is the full version of the report. Limited numbers of a summary version are also available from Patricia McAllister, Universities Ireland, Centre for Cross Border Studies, 39 Abbey Street, Armagh BT61 7EB, Northern Ireland (

Download the report [3mb].