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Call for collaboration between SMEs and Irish universities

The chairman of the Dublin Business Innovation Centre (Dublin BIC) has called for universities to collaborate more with tech SMEs.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
10th November, 2013
Frank Roche, chairman of Dublin BIC: wants a change to the way things are done. Photo: Keith Arkins

The chairman of the Dublin Business Innovation Centre (Dublin BIC) has called for universities to collaborate more with tech SMEs.

''There's increasing collaboration between universities and large industry. It's beginning to happen with the SME sector, but it's not nearly sufficient,'' said Frank Roche, chairman of Dublin BIC.

''There's no tradition of that happening in Ireland the way there is in the US and we have some way to go in order to get...

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