Published on Monday21stNovember2016

Knowledge Transfer Ireland Conference


Pictured with a map highlighting the parts of the country RTTPs are based, are John Halligan, Minister for Training, Skills and Innovation John Halligan, Dr. Alison Campbell, Director, Knowledge Transfer Ireland and Karl Flannery, Chair of KTI Industry Advisory Board and CEO of Storm Technology

Over 200 industry and technology transfer professionals gathered at the annual Knowledge Transfer Ireland Conference in Killashee House Hotel, Kildare to discuss “Advancing Business through Collaborative Research”.

Last year 748 new collaborative research agreements - a record number - were signed between research performing organisations and industry. There are now 34 globally accredited Registered Technology Transfer Professionals (RTTP) in Irish universities and Institutes of Technology - the highest number per capita in the world.