John Scanlan on Richard Curran's "The Business" programme (RTE1)

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 15:45

John Scanlan, Director of Maynooth University Commercialisation Office was a recent guest on Richard Curran's RTE1 programme "

The upshot of John's discussion is that there has never been a better time for companies to collaborate with universities, and they can receive substantial benefits from engaging with the national system. Such engagement has multiple forms, all coming under the banner of Knowledge Transfer, which summarises the key goal – knowledge generated by state funding should be transferred outward for social and economic benefits. Research collaboration, consultancy, use of facilities and equipment, engagement with the undergraduate and postgraduate student pool all provide opportunities for companies at vary stages of development and growth.