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Barry Downes - Commercialising Research

  1. 1. Commercialising Research and how SMEs can get involved BizCamp SOUTHEAST Barry Downes 12/06/2010
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>Centre Started in 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on Convergence: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Telecoms, Internet and Media. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Applied Research which is Industry Focused. </li></ul><ul><li>100% funded by competitive research tenders / industry projects. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Research Area - Convergence 2010 1970’s 1980’s 1990’s 2000 Present Day
  4. 4. Some Examples of Our Work
  5. 6. <ul><li>Sunday Telegraph, 24th February 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>“ It was all a long time ago, but the voices and images conjured by the new time machine at Culloden linger hauntingly in the memory.” </li></ul>
  6. 7. Wins Heritage Award ZolkC wins the UK ‘Museums and Heritage Awards for Excellence’
  7. 8. MUZU.TV
  8. 9. Headway Wins ‘Jolt Award’ The 'Oscars” of Software Development Industry Honor Innovation & Technological Achievement Winner: Structure101 for Java JOLT Award San Francisco
  9. 10. A cloud based solution for enterprise mobility Build a mobile app once using open standards and deploy everywhere
  10. 11. FeedHenry
  11. 12. Developer.feedhenry.com
  12. 13. 3CS/FeedHenry Developer Workshop
  13. 14. 3CS/FeedHenry Developer Workshop
  14. 15. Services to SMEs / Industry
  15. 16. Services to SMEs- 1 <ul><li>Collaborative EU R&D </li></ul><ul><li>Contract Research </li></ul><ul><li>Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Licensing </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Venturing </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation Vouchers (Irish companies only) </li></ul><ul><li>NGN Test-bed </li></ul>
  16. 17. Services to SMEs- 2 <ul><li>Collaborative EU R&D: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partner with TSSG to access trans-European R&D networks; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applied R&D looking 3-5 years into the future; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work as part of a large consortium led by the TSSG; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. T-Systems, Vodafone, Telefonica, Telcom Italia. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contract Research – EI Innovation Partners: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TSSG undertake R&D directly for company; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project part funded by Enterprise Ireland; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. O2 Ireland, Columba Global Systems, Munster Express. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. Services to SMEs - 3 <ul><li>Consulting: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact services and R&D, training and knowledge transfer. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. Eircom – IMS technology evaluation. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology Licensing: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>License TSSG based technology directly; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. Hash 6 Ltd licensing of Catch technology. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Innovation Vouchers (Irish companies only): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Short problem solving projects for Irish companies – supported by EI; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>52 voucher projects completed over the past three years. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 19. Services to SMEs- 4 <ul><li>NGN Test Centre: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A production quality NGN Test Centre; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Globally available, with global connectivity; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes an IMS Core. </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. Metrics Metric 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Total Innovation Vouchers 0 5 15 21 11 52 Large scale projects with industry e.g. Innovation Partners 2 2 1 0 2 7 EU Programmes (where local industry invited in) 4 1 1 0 2 8 EI Commercialisation Funding Projects (POCs / CF-TDS) 7 9 3 6 0 21 Spin-outs/Spin-ins (counted from when trading started) 2 3 2 2 1 10
  20. 21. BARRY DOWNES P: +353 51 302932 <ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul>

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