ADAPT Centre Supporting Startups from Concept to Spinout
At the ADAPT Centre entrepreneurs and researchers collaborate and innovate in conjunction with industry partners to solve the problems that will lead to commercial opportunities for spinout startup companies.
At ADAPT we leverage our research excellence in Digital interaction technology to solve real-world industry problems that can lead to spinout startups. Typically our startup’s value proposition revolves around fusing technology with the physical world to replace or enhance human interactions in existing workflows. We also collaborate with other schools such as Psychology, Engineering, Business and Neuroscience to bring together the research excellence for success.
Adapt Centre collaborates and works closely with the world’s leading technology companies and brands. This enables us to keep our startup research teams highly focused and driven by real customer and industry need. All of our startups validate their business opportunities with industry before applying for funding. The EI commercial feasibility study grant enables quick validation of ideas. And Adapt also provides pre-accelerator training in customer discovery and validation to develop the business case and secure trial partners.
ADAPT supports startup teams in developing compelling funding applications underpinned by a strong research road map, a validated business case and engaged trial partners. With this, ADAPT startup teams are well placed to secure EI University Commercialisation funding up to €350k, which provides the funding to develop and bring the opportunity to market in conjunction with industry trial partners. This approach greatly accelerates the opportunity from concept to reality.
ADAPT Centre’s commercialisation team, in conjunction with Enterprise Ireland and the university technology transfer office, provide additional support to startup teams on their entire journey from concept to spinout startup company.
AIMapIT is a computer vision system which can automatically detect and accurately map objects of interest such as utility poles and road signs in Streetview imagery.
Transforming football broadcasting using AI and computer vision to replace the need for camera operators.
Biologit AI technology tackles the cost and complexity of pharmacovigilance & clinical safety by automating the detection of adverse events in published literature.
Caliber Assistant is a digital publishing intelligence that flags potentially defamatory text, suggests correction and reduces the risk of publication of such material.
AI recommender system empowering SMEs to give the best product recommendations across all online domains, from e-commerce to video stream
An intelligent push-notification engine enabling businesses to communicate with customers with the right information, at the right time whilst empowering end-user control and digital health.
Language learning is personal. We give learners relevant content to boost the skills they need.
MoveAhead transforms sedentary screen time into safe, effective and FUN movement-based interactions for kids with health and cognitive benefits.
Firefighters can become disorientated in smoke-filled buildings resulting in the team becoming lost within the building. Pathfinder is the only hardware and software product that enables first responders to navigate smoke-filled buildings.
Developing tools for Airlines and pilots to manage and monitor the effects of work-related stress on pilot well-being and the associated impact on pilot performance, flight safety and airline operating efficiency.
Swan makes clothing stores on Shopify more profitable by reducing returns and increasing sales. We do this by measuring shoppers via video and offering sizing recommendations before checkout. That way, clothing brands only ship what fits.
A mobile health and wearable-sensor based exercise application for the rehabilitation of dizziness, vertigo and balance problems.
Makes recipes more shoppable through providing rich image personalised recipe recommendations matching recipes with shoppers prefercence to enhance their overall experience.
TILT corrects unconscious bias through game based role-play training. Replacing ineffective box-ticking type learning or expensive one-size-fits-all classroom-type training TILT offers a learn by doing approach based on leading edge social science research.
Please get in touch to learn more about how the ADAPT Centre supports startup teams or to talk to any of the teams. We welcome inquires from:
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Business and Startup Development Manager
O’Reilly Institute, Trinity College Dublin
Dublin 2, Ireland
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