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Technology Transfer

The Industry Liaison Office in CIT is responsible for all Technology Transfer activities between the Institute and Industry.


These activities include the following:

  • Managing the Institute Intellectual Property (IP) Policy
  • Creating and promoting awareness of IP within CIT through Guides, Seminars, Guest speakers, Lectures, Training Courses, etc.
  • Creating and building strong links with industry
  • Generating income for education and future research
  • Facilitating commercialisation of the Institutes discoveries for the public good.
  • Working with CIT Staff, Researchers & Students to commercialise their discoveries through the following routes:
    • Creation of CIT Campus Companies
    • Licensing of IP to Irish Companies.

For further information please contact one of the following:


Commercialisation Specialist

Ronan Coleman
Tel.: +353 (0)21 4335571
Mobile: +353 (0)87 9547629




Iseult O’Connor
Tel.: +353 (0)21 4335094




Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI)       
National Intellectual Property Protocol