Ensifer  based transformation  of plant cells - Licensing Opportunity for Teagasc on November 2017 front page preview

Ensifer based transformation of plant cells - Licensing Opportunity for Teagasc on November 2017

This involves a novel method of transforming plant and fungal cells, for a wide range of crops. The primary technique for the generation of genetically modified (‘biotech’) crops utilises Agrobacterium tumefaciens in a p...

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Oropress - Licensing Opportunity for University of Limerick November 2017 front page preview

Oropress - Licensing Opportunity for University of Limerick November 2017

OroPressTM is a Class IIa wireless medical device that uses tongue pressure measurement to diagnose and assist in the rehabilitation of oral swallowing dysfunction, thereby reducing hospital stays, healthcare costs and d...

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A method for prognosis and treatment of colorectal cancer - Licensing Opportunity for University of Limerick for November 2017 front page preview

A method for prognosis and treatment of colorectal cancer - Licensing Opportunity for University of Limerick for November 2017

A biomarker test that can be used to determine colorectal cancer survival rates. Potential biomarker uses include: • Tailoring of treatment plans based on prognostic outcomes • Drug target for colorectal cancer • Method...

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Chiral Identification and Separation - Licensing Opportunity for University of Limerick for November 2017 front page preview

Chiral Identification and Separation - Licensing Opportunity for University of Limerick for November 2017

Identification and separation of enantiomers remains a scientific and technological challenge. Using a novel porous metal-organic material (MOM) enables enantiomer identification and purification. The new chiral MOM (CMO...

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Novel colostrum based composition with gut health applications - Licensing Opportunity for Teagasc for November 2017 front page preview

Novel colostrum based composition with gut health applications - Licensing Opportunity for Teagasc for November 2017

Bovine colostrum and its derived component, IgG have been shown to alter the gut cell surface by increasing the number of attachment sites for health promoting bacteria, leading to their increased colonisation in vitro. ...

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