Talking Point: The promise of IP in a flash

Dublin City University is launching a new scheme to help privately-owned Irish companies commercialise new technologies and inventions.

27th April, 2013
Elaine O'Regan.

Dublin City University is launching a new scheme called Licence Express to help privately-owned Irish companies commercialise new technologies and inventions originating in its faculties.

Richard Stokes, DCU's director of innovation, said the online system would offer template licences to companies and entrepreneurs with "credible" business plans.

The scheme, launched last Friday to mark World Intellectual Property (IP) Day, will make previously uncommercialised patented innovations, developed with the help of state funding, available to industry...

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