The Courtyard, DIT Aungier Street Wednesday, 25th February 15:00

Dublin Region Innovation Consortium DRIC
The Courtyard, DIT Aungier Street
Wednesday, 25th February
15:00 - 19:30
#DRICSHOW2015
The Dublin Region Innovation Consortium
The Dublin Region Innovation Consortium (DRIC) is a
collaboration between Dublin Institute of Technology
(DIT), IT Blanchardstown (ITB), ITT Dublin, IADT Dun
Laoghaire and the National College of Ireland, funded
by Enterprise Ireland to maximise the impact of research
in each of the institutions. DIT Hothouse provides
knowledge transfer and commercialisation support to all
members of the consortium.
Schedule
of Events
Innovation Showcase
Time
Event
DRIC Innovation Showcase 2015
15:00
Doors Open
Promoting research collaboration, technology licensing
and company spin-out opportunities
16:00
Minister Damien English officially opens
the Showcase and tours the exhibition
16:25
Welcome from DIT President, Professor
Brian Norton
16:30
Ministerial Address
16:45
Announcement of the DRIC Inventor
Competition Winners 2014
19:30
Close
The Innovation Showcase is an exhibition of the latest
research technologies emerging from the DRIC partner
institutions across the areas of ICT, Engineering,
Clean Tech and Food & Life Science. Researchers
across the five institutions are exhibiting over 60 new
technologies and R&D capabilities, and are on hand to
discuss collaboration, licensing and company spin-out
opportunities.
DRIC Inventor Competition Winners 2014
The Inventor Competition is open to all staff and students
within the DRIC partner institutions. The competition,
which is co-sponsored by leading European patent
attorneys, Hanna, Moore & Curley, ‌aims to promote,‌
uncover and recognise innovation and creativity across a
range of industrially focused research categories.
Below is a listing of the Inventor Competition winners for
2014, all of whom are exhibiting at the showcase.
CATEGORY
INVENTION
DESCRIPTION
INVENTOR(S)
Food & Life
Science
ANVI
A ‘unified’ training
aid for veterinary
practices
Clyde Doyle
4
Andrew Galligan
John Paul Leonard, IADT
Industrial &
Manufacturing
MorphlinXTM
(Formerly
CREATOR)
A new type of creative
modelling toy
Stephen Vaughey, DIT
CleanTech
CEMBAT
Rechargeable cement- Dr. Niall Holmes, DIT
based batteries
19
ICT
CIDA
Voice analysis of
Dr. Brian Vaughan, DIT
interactions between
callers and call agents
11
Ministerial Guest of Honour
Minister for Skills, Research
& Innovation, Mr. Damien
English
TD
will
officially
open the Showcase and
tour the exhibition to meet
the researchers behind the
innovations. The Minister will
also be delivering a presentation
to
outline
opportunities
available for industry-academic
R&D partnerships.
STAND
18
Parallel Talks
(Room 2-048, 2nd Floor, DIT Aungier St.)
Time
Event
Presenter
15:15 15:40
SME Funding Opportunities
through Horizon 2020
Jill Leonard,
Enterprise
Ireland
17:10 17:35
R&D Funding through
Collaborative Programmes
Dr. Ross
McKiernan,
IRC & Dermot
Tierney, DIT
Hothouse
18:00 18:25
Raising Investment for a
University Spin-Out
Richard
Watson, DBIC
18:45 19:10
Postgraduate Research
Opportunities
Dr. Brian
O’Neill and
Prof. Mary
McNamara,
DIT
Food and Refreshments will be
served throughout the afternoon
Exhibitor Details
Stand Exhibitor
Technology / Capability
1
DIT Hothouse
Research Collaboration Opportunities
Technology Licensing & Spin-out Opportunities
New Frontiers Entrepreneur Development Programme
2
ITT Dublin
Bcc Cystic Fibrosis Vaccine
Bioengineering Technology Centre (BTC)
Centre for Applied Science for Health (CASH)
3
ITT Dublin MiCRA Centre
ImmunoTouch: A novel device for rapid out-of-laboratory diagnostics
MicroPrint: Portable detection systems for bacterial contamination
ImmunoPen: Analytical technology for complex biochemical analyses
4
IADT Dun Laoghaire
UI and UX Design
Information and Data Design
Product Design and Prototyping
5
National College of Ireland (NCI)
Industry Collaboration
Business Incubation Centre
Cloud Competency Centre
6
DIT Communications Network Research Institute
EQUAL: VoIP Quality Optimisation Software
Open-source Wireless Mesh Network Technologies
Wireless Network Technologies
7
IT Blanchardstown (ITB)
Magnetics and Machines Research Group
Security Research Lab
Psychology, Education and Emotional Intelligence
Driving Simulation Research Group
Investigating the Effects and Impact of Migration in the Local Community
Sign Language Avatar
8
DIT Photonics Research Centre
Fibre Optic Volatile Organic Components Sensor
Sensorised Medical Devices
Biosensing using Optical Fibres
9
DIT Radiation & Environmental Science Centre
Raman Spectroscopy for Molecule Detection and Analysis
Cervical Cancer Analyser
Environmental Toxicology and Testing of New Materials
10
DIT Food Technology Innovation
Rapid Single-Step Fungi Detection
Fat Reduction in Snacks: Enhanced Oil Spreadability using Cold Plasma
Extraction of Anti-Tumour and Pesticidal Compounds from Rhubarb
11
DIT Digital Media Centre
CIDA: Conversational Interaction Dynamics Analysis
3DQ: Three Dimensional Querying on Smartphones
Intelligent, Reusable, Dynamic Content for Mobile Devices
12
DIT Electrical Power Research Centre
UPQC: Unified Power Quality Conditioner
Polaris: Solar Farm Performance Optimisation
Electrical Control Modelling
13
DIT Focas Research Institute
Biophotonics and Imaging
Nanomaterial Characterisation, Toxicological Assessment & Education
R&D Infrastructure and Facilities
14
DIT Environmental Sustainability and Health Institute (ESHI)
Ionic Liquid and PVC-Ionic Liquid hybrid materials
Filtration of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Heavy Metals from Water
Infrastructure and Capabilities
15
DIT Dublin Energy Lab
Compact Thermal Energy Storage Device
Energy Market Models for Electricity, Gas and End-Use
Innovation in the Building Integration of Solar Energy
16
DIT Energy Research Group
Software, Engineering and Product Design
Wind Urchin: A 3D Multi-Tube Annemometer
Wind Power Prediction Software
17
DIT Antenna and High Frequency Research Centre
Footwear Antennas for Body Area Telemetry
Circularly Polarised Antennas
Small Antennas
18
DIT Product Design & Development
Strata Vision: Automated Scanning and Fault Detection for PPE
MorphLinxTM : A new toy for modelling and creative play
VHF Casemate: a VHF enabled smartphone casing
19
DIT Engineering
iSeal TM : Anti-corrosion Sealant and Surface Coating
Aquafarm: A High Density Cassette System for Intensive Aquaculture
CEMBAT: Cement-based Batteries
Mechanical Engineering
Blood: Physiologically-realistic blood flow modelling
NARPS: Non-destructive Assessment of the Resistivity, chloride and carbonation Profiles
20
Graduate Research Opportunities
PhD Programmes
PhD Bridging Programme
International Doctoral Study Programme
21
DIT Applied Intelligence Research Group
KAPTI: A Receipt Capture and Analytics Platform
SmartSeg: A Smart Customer Segmentation Tool
Nudge Along: A Tool for Driving Change in Consumer Behaviour
22
DIT Medical Ultrasound Physics and Technology Group
Anthropomorphic Training Phantom for Breast Ultrasound Imaging
An Ultrasound Training and Evaluation Model
Medical Device and Ultrasound Prototyping and Development
23
DIT Centre for Industrial & Engineering Optics
Diffractive Devices for Light Shaping of Optical Technologies
CODA: Covert Optical Devices for Authentication of commercial products
Pressure Sensitive Holograms
24
DIT Centre for Research in Engineering Surface
Technology (CREST)
Protective and Decorative Surface Coatings
Environmental and Biomedical Coatings
Coatings Innovation: Testing and Consultancy Services
Floor Plan
DIT Focas Research Institute
Tea,
Coffee
and
Refreshments
13
DIT Electrical Power
Research Centre
12
14
DIT Environmental
Sustainability and Health
Institute (ESHI)
DIT Digital Media Centre
11
15
DIT Dublin Energy Lab
DIT Food Technology
Innovation
10
16
DIT Energy Resource Group
DIT Radiation &
Environmental
Science Centre
9
17
DIT Antenna and High
Frequency Research Centre
DIT Photonics
Research Centre
8
18
DIT Product Design &
Development
IT Blanchardstown (ITB)
7
19
DIT Engineering
Presentation
Area
DIT Communications
Network Research Institute
6
20
Graduate Research School
National College of Ireland
(NCI)
5
21
DIT Applied Intelligence
Research Group
IADT Dun Laoghaire
4
22
DIT Medical Ultrasound
Physics and Technology
Group
ITT Dublin MiCRA Centre
3
23
DIT Centre for Industrial
& Engineering Optics
ITT Dublin
2
24
DIT Centre for Research
in Engineering Surface
Technology (CREST)
1
Entrance
DIT Hothouse
Entrance
DIT Hothouse provides knowledge transfer services and support to its partners within the Dublin Region Innovation Consortium
DIT Hothouse Technology Transfer Office
Dublin Institure of Technology
Aungier St., Dublin 2
+353 1 402 7179 [email protected]
www.dit.ie/hothouse
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