MaynoothWorks Team

Peter Conlon

Director, MaynoothWorks

Peter joined the office in 2013 as a MaynoothWorks Executive focusing on the broad area of of information and communications technologies working from invention disclosure through to spin-off or licence on all projects. Peter is responsible for industry collaborations and contracts is his field and for the development and negotiation of licensing opportunities with industry. He plays a key part in fostering the development of high-tech spin-out companies from the University by supporting business plan and product roadmap development, by advising on how licensed University intellectual property can have maximum strategic impact and by supporting companies through their various funding rounds.

Peter previously worked as Technology Transfer Project Manager with the Office of the Vice President of Innovation at University College Dublin. Prior to UCD Peter worked in various product development and management roles with Agilent Technologies. Before its acquisition by Agilent Technologies he worked for MV Technology a successful Irish start-up company. Peter graduated with BEng in Electronic Systems from University of Ulster and is a professional chartered engineer (CEng).

T: 01) 708 6654
E: peter.conlon@mu.ie

Dr Paul Tyndall

Commercialisation Executive

In 2009 Paul joined MaynoothWorks as an Executive and is a case manager for the biosciences thematic area, working from invention disclosure through to spin-off or license on all projects. Paul is responsible for industry collaborations and contracts in the Lifesciences field.  The remit of our office is to commercialise the research at Maynooth University and includes developing links with industry, protecting and exploiting Maynooth University generated Intellectual Property via licensing and company spin-out and promoting a culture of research commercialisation. Since January 2013, Paul has provided part-time biotech knowledge transfer support to the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) as part of the Maynooth led consortium.

Paul has shaped multiple licenses and spin-out companies from a number of Irish Universities and Institutes of Technology 20+ years Industry work experience including positions as Technical Manager with Zeneca, Business Development Manager with Enfer, an Irish SME and Technical Director with an indigenous start-up company BioBode.

T: (01) 708 6872
E: Paul.tyndall@mu.ie

Business Innovation Centre

Joe Moore

Manager, Business Innovation Centre

Joe has over thirty-years’ experience in building businesses in a range of company types; multinational to start-up. With Motorola he developed and implemented plans to enter new, and recapture lost markets. Usually involving the development of new products to support plans, he led new business expansion across Europe.

As Director of Sigma Wireless he led the restructuring of the company to make it more competitive and enable new market expansion. This included rationalising manufacturing plants, company-wide business process reengineering, product development and international market access in Europe and Asia.

His start-up experience spans the licensing of Maynooth University, securing over €5 million funding and the technology development of what is now known as 5G radio technology. In the process it developed a patent portfolio of 15 patents granted in all major markets globally (Europe, USA, China and India). Taking the company through a controlled wind down, it sold its patent portfolio for several million. He now has a new start-up, Reivr Fusion, an innovative sensor technology solving location-based problems indoors.

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