Friday December 13, 2019

UCD spin-off to bond with motor industry

Plasmabound’s adhesive technology will help global car manufacturers to improve fuel efficiency

26th August, 2018
Nick and Andy Barry, founders, Plasmabound Picture: Fergal Phillips

Brothers Nick and Andy Barry have the global automotive industry in their sights, having developed adhesive technology that will lighten the load for car manufacturers under pressure to meet fuel efficiency and emissions targets.

The brothers established Plasmabound last November, as a spin-off from University College Dublin’s School of Engineering, to commercialise adhesive technology they have developed to bond lightweight materials.

According to Nick Barry, chief technology officer at Plasmabound, their controlled polymer...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Mortgage gouging by banks does not serve society well

Matt Cooper | 3 weeks ago