invent DCU – Collaborate to Innovate


Speaker: Paddy O’Boyle


A simple explanation of how companies in Ireland can save up to 80% of their R&D project costs through working with universities like DCU

In this workshop you will find out about:

- How universities are a great source of innovation

- EI’s Innovation Partnership Programme and the generous grant aid available to Irish-based companies to engage with universities

- How easy it is to deal with DCU and other Irish universities and the simple steps to put an Innovation Partnership in place

- Case studies of leading technology companies who have worked with DCU to gain a competitive advantage


Invent is the technology transfer office of DCU, Ireland’s University of Enterprise.  We are the leading college in collaborative R&D projects with industry.


We work with companies of all sizes from SMEs through to large multinationals.


  • Making your R&D budget go further
  • Generous grant aid available to companies in Ireland
  • Tapping in to smart people and technologies in DCU and other Universities
  • Enterprise Ireland’s Innovation Partnership Programme