Atlantic Bridge launches University Bridge Fund II to invest €80m in next generation of global companies built from world class Irish research and innovation

Atlantic Bridge launches University Bridge Fund II to invest €80m in next generation of global companies built from world class Irish research and innovation

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Key Sectors

We focus on sourcing innovative opportunities emerging from leading universities. We are particularly interested in the application of technologies such as AI, robotics, quantum computing and healthtech in addressing areas of global concern such as energy efficiency, climate, carbon reduction and healthcare.

Software & AI
  • Big Data
  • Machine Learning
  • Cloud
  • Enterprise Computing
Software & AI

Software & AI

Deep Tech
  • Semiconductors
  • Quantum Computing
  • Engineering
  • Environment & Sustainability
Deep Tech

Deep Tech

HealthTech
  • Connected Health
  • Diagnostics
  • MedTech
  • Biotech
HealthTech

HealthTech

What We Invest In

Ambitious
Entrepreneurs
Intellectual Property
Sustainable
Technologies
Global
Growth
University Bridge Fund

With our global investment platform and highly experienced team, Atlantic Bridge offers you capital, scaling expertise and international market access.

Our Team

The Atlantic Bridge team is highly experienced in building successful global companies. We are dedicated to working with all universities and research institutions to nurture the best teams to commercial success.

Gerry Maguire

Gerry Maguire

General Partner

Dr. Helen McBreen

Dr. Helen McBreen

Partner

Conor O'Sullivan

Conor O'Sullivan

Investment Director

Dr. Eimear Gleeson

Dr. Eimear Gleeson

Sr. Investment Associate

Weili Wang

Weili Wang

Investment Associate

Helen Ryan

Helen Ryan

Life Science Advisor

Dr. Jennifer Westrup

Dr. Jennifer Westrup

Senior Advisor

Brendan Cremen

Brendan Cremen

Senior Advisor

Dr. Chris Horn

Dr. Chris Horn

Senior Advisor

John Hearne

John Hearne

Senior Advisor

Elaine Coughlan

Elaine Coughlan

Managing Partner

Brian Long

Brian Long

Managing Partner

Kevin Dillon

Kevin Dillon

Managing Partner

Mark Horgan

Mark Horgan

General Partner

Gerry Maguire

Gerry Maguire

General Partner

Paul Murray

Paul Murray

Partner

Osman Kent

Osman Kent

Venture Partner

Andrew Smyth

Andrew Smyth

Partner

Investment Partners

Atlantic Bridge brings a unique set of investment partners to the University Bridge Fund - a first time partnership between top Irish Universities and institutional investors.

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