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University College Cork

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Cork, Ireland

University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland. The university is located in Cork.The university was founded in 1845 as one of three Queen’s Colleges located in Belfast, Cork, and Galway. It became University College, Cork, under the Irish Universities Act of 1908. The Universities Act 1997 renamed the university as National University of Ireland, Cork, and a Ministerial Order of 1998 renamed the university as University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork, though it continues to be almost universally known as University College Cork.The university was named Irish University of the Year by the Sunday Times in 2003, 2005, and 2011. The 2011 QS World University Rankings assigned a 5-star rating to UCC, and ranked the university amongst the top 2% of universities worldwide. Also in 2011, University College Cork became the first university worldwide to achieve the ISO 50001 standard in energy management. UCC ranks 4th worldwide in terms of food research, and in 2013 the medical school was ranked among the top 200 in the world.Dr. Michael B. Murphy has been president of the university since February 2007. Wikipedia.


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Patent
University College Cork | Date: 2016-10-12

Provided herein are alloy systems with enhanced Seebeck coefficient and processes for making the same. An alloy system and process for improving the Seebeck coefficient of such an alloy system is disclosed. The process relates to an innovative methodology to preserve Te stoichiometry in electroplated thin films under annealing at high temperatures.


Patent
University College Cork | Date: 2017-06-21

A method of growing an acid or oxygen sensitive strain belonging to the genus Bifidobacterium or Lactobacillus, comprising the step of incubating the oxygen sensitive strain of Bifidobacterium or Lactobacillus in a fermentation medium comprising a phenolic acid donating natural hemicellulose component as a fermentable energy source under growth favouring conditions and a for a period of time sufficient to increase the bacterial cell mass, and recovering the grown Bifidobacterium or Lactobacillus, wherein the oxygen-sensitive strain of Bifidobacterium or Lactobacillus exhibits enhanced survival post-fermentation compared with the same bacteria grown in a conventional fermentation medium.


Patent
University College Cork | Date: 2015-07-07

The present invention discloses a method and system of providing a real time audification of neonatal EEG signals. The method comprises the steps of: receiving preprocessed neonatal EEG signals; changing a characteristic of the preprocessed signals in a phase vocoder; resampling the output signals from the vocoder to a predetermined audio frequency range; converting the resampled signals into stereo signals; and selecting a plurality of channels from the stereo signals as the output audio signals.


Patent
Teagasc and University College Cork | Date: 2017-06-28

A dairy product produced by a method comprising steps of: a) passing skim milk through an ultrafiltration membrane to produce an ultrafiltration permeate; and b) combining one part of the ultrafiltration permeate with whole milk; wherein the dairy product is low in protein and retains total solids content similar to a cows milk.


Patent
University College Cork and Catholic University of Leuven | Date: 2017-03-29

The present invention relates to a compound of formula (I), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or prodrug thereof, and their use in medicine particular as anti-viral agents; wherein: Base is a natural or non-natural nucleobase, and the other substituents are as defined in the claims.


Patent
University College Cork | Date: 2017-03-15

The present invention relates to a method for the treatment of cancer in a subject which comprises the steps of: (i) administering electroporation to a tumour in the subject; and (ii) administering a T or B -cell activating agent to the subject, wherein step (i) and (ii) may be performed in either order.


Patent
University College Cork | Date: 2017-05-17

The present invention discloses a method and system of providing a real time audification of neonatal EEG signals. The method comprises the steps of: receiving preprocessed neonatal EEG signals; changing a characteristic of the preprocessed signals in a phase vocoder; resampling the output signals from the vocoder to a predetermined audio frequency range; converting the resampled signals into stereo signals; and selecting a plurality of channels from the stereo signals as the output audio signals.


Patent
University College Cork | Date: 2015-10-19

The invention relates to a SLED device emitting light from a substrate side, configured to suppress lasing, and comprising a reflective element (55) on a front surface of a substrate (22) configured to redirect an optical beam (light) onto a back surface of the substrate (22). In one embodiment the device can be used for making a compact RGB (red-green-blue) projector.


Patent
University College Cork and Catholic University of Leuven | Date: 2015-05-22

The present invention relates to a compound of formula (I), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or prodrug thereof, and their use in medicine particular as anti-viral agents; wherein:


Grant
Agency: European Commission | Branch: H2020 | Program: IA | Phase: ICT-29-2016 | Award Amount: 15.57M | Year: 2017

PIXAPP will establish the worlds first open access Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) assembly & packaging Pilot Line. It combines a highly-interdisciplinary team of Europes leading industrial & research organisations. PIXAPP provides Europes SMEs with a unique one-stop-shop, enabling them to exploit the breakthrough advantages of PIC technologies. PIXAPP bridges the valley of death, providing SMEs with an easy access route to take R&D results from lab to market, giving them a competitive advantage over global competition. Target markets include communications, healthcare & security, which are of great socio-economic importance to Europe. PIXAPPs manufacturing capabilities can support over 120 users per year, across all stages of manufacturing, from prototyping to medium scale manufacture. PIXAPP bridges missing gaps in the value chain, from assembly & packaging, through to equipment optimisation, test and application demonstration. To achieve these ambitious objectives, PIXAPP will; 1) Combine a group of Europes leading industrial & research organisations in an advanced PIC assembly & packaging Pilot Line facility.2) Develop an innovative Pilot Line operational model that coordinates activities between consortium partners & supports easy user access through a single entry point. 3) Establish packaging standards that provide cost-efficient assembly & packaging solutions, enabling transfer to full-scale industrial manufacture. 4) Create the highly-skilled workforce required to manage & operate these industrial manufacturing facilities.5) Develop a business plan to ensure Pilot Line sustainability & a route to industrial manufacturing. PIXAPP will deliver significant impacts to a wide stakeholder group, highlighting how industrial & research sectors can collaborate to address emerging socio-economic challenges.

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