Ignite Technology Transfer Office





Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway towards Business Reality

The Ignite Technology Transfer Office (Ignite TTO) explores and facilitates commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, and facilitates industry partnership.


Our services assist in the knowledge transfer process for Industry and Investors as well as informing the Research Community at NUI Galway on matters of policy and process.


Our Services

Intellectual Property Management

We manage University IP protection, commercialisation and enterprise development.

Spin Off Companies

We encourage the establishment of spin-out companies and support this, by offering commercialisation workshops through our "Ignite Eco-System".

Industry Collaborations

We establish partnerships with Industry and facilitate collaborative research projects.

Business Innovation Centre

We manage the Campus Business Innovation Centre and Bio-incubation facility (24 companies and 6 hot desks).

Policy & Guidelines

We deliver policy, processes, guidelines and skills development for researchers and stakeholders.

New Business Partnerships

We build on new business partnerships of investors, business angels and management for NUI Galway.