NUI Maynooth spun-out 2 companies in 2012 reaching a total of 12 spinout companies in the last five years all based on research work carried out at the University.
2012 Spinout Companies
Metric Capture Technologies was formed by Dr John McDonald and Thomas Whelan of the Computer Science Department. Their technology allows for the large scale scanning of environments using the Microsoft Kinect™ platform.
Odikyo was founded by Ricky Jacob, a Computer Science postgraduate student and former Google employee. Odikyo will commercialise technology which allows for the real time tracking of runners in fun runs and marathons.
2011 Spinout Companies
ProFector Life Sciences was founded by Dr Michael Maguire and Dr Shirley O’Dea, Biology Department, NUI Maynooth. ProFector technology transfects cells using a new electrospray process, achieving easier and more cost efficient transfectionW. www.profector.com
ISAAT Technologies was founded by Gerry Corley, formally based in the Callan Institute at NUI Maynooth. Gerry is bringing an improved transmit and receive hardware solution to this space. www.isaat-technologies.com
Relational Frame Training was founded by Dr Bryan Roche, Psychology Department, NUI Maynooth. The company provides an online training service which allows users to improve their IQ. www.raiseyourintelligence.com
2010 Spinout Companies
Mutebutton Limited, founded by Dr. Ross O’Neill from the Hamilton Institute, to commercialise technology developed by him, Dr. Paul O’Grady and Prof. Barak Pearlmutter. Their technology will be used in the treatment of tinnitus. www.mutebutton.ie
Aniscan Limited was founded to commercialise technology developed by Dr. Ronan Farrell and Jim Kinsella of the Callan Institute, in collaboration with the company promoter Stephen Murphy.
Cerebeo Limited was founded by Prof John Lowry, Chemistry Department and Dr Jennifer Craig. CereBeo will supply high quality, niche pre-clinical research to the pharmaceutical industry. www.cerebeo.com
2009/2008 Spinout Companies
Beemune was founded by Dr Kevin Kavanagh, Biology Department. It is now in late stage testing of three separate products for bee health. www.beemune.com
Bluebox Sensors was founded by Prof John Lowry, Chemistry Department. Bluebox produce implantable micro sensors that allow long term real time measurements of NO, O2 or glucose. www.blueboxsensors.com
iGeotech, was founded by Dr Tim McCarthy, National Centre for GeoComputation, and provides backend solutions to enable Geospatial data services and expects to deliver its own brand front end geospatial consumer products on the back of private investment. www.ubipix.com
Socowave was founded in 2008 to commercialise mobile communications technology developed by Dr Ronan Farrell, Callan Institute. www.socowave.com