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Nova UCD, University College Dublin’s Innovation and Technology Transfer Centre, has attracted over $200 million in total investment and realisations in just ten years

10th January, 2009

Nova UCD, University College Dublin’s Innovation and Technology Transfer Centre, has attracted over $200 million in total investment and realisations in just ten years, according to centre director Dr Pat Frain.

The figure includes the recent $60 million acquisition of Nova UCD spin-out Changing Worlds by US firm Amdocs. According to Frain, it provides proof of the long-term commercial viability of campus start-ups. ‘‘Any serious financial return will be generated through a small number...

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