NUI Galway

Established in 1845, NUI Galway is one of Ireland's foremost centres of academic excellence. With over 17,000 students and more than 2,200 staff, NUI Galway has a distinguished reputation for teaching and research excellence in the fields of arts, social science and celtic studies; business, public policy and law; engineering and informatics; medicine, nursing and health sciences and science.

Reporting into NUI Galway's Vice-President for Research, Ignite Technology Transfer Office is the office with responsibility for the management and commercialisation of the intellectual property arising from the University's research. Ignite TTO's priorities are to encourage and support the creation of sustainable startup companies, transfer technologies into new and existing companies, form partnerships with industry and continue to provide a business incubation facility.