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EVENT: Fidelity Investments New Patent Ceremony at University of Galway

Submitted on Thursday, 15/12/2022

Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics and Fidelity Investments mark the filing joint IP

The Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics have a strong long running research relationship with the global financial services company Fidelity Investments. The latest of many outcomes from this valuable collaboration has been the joint filing of IP on the topic of ‘Building A Knowledge Base Taxonomy from Structured or Unstructured Computer Text for Use in Automated User Interactions’.

To mark this important milestone Lorna Martyn, Ireland Regional Chair and SVP Technology, Fidelity Investments, Chair of Technology Ireland, presented commemorative plaques to all Insight researchers named on the patent. The recipients included Dr Paul Buitelaar, Dr John McCrae, Cécile Robin, Bianca Pereira and Tobias Daudert. 

Professor Edward Curry, Director of the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics at the University of Galway, said: 

“Our relationship with Fidelity shows what’s possible when business and industry collaborates with a Centre like Insight. The relationship has been long and fruitful, and we hope it will continue into the future.”

The ceremony took place on December 14th at the University of Galway. We were delighted to be joined for the occasion by Professor James Livesey, Vice President for Research and Innovation, University of Galway, Ian Gallivan Commercialisation Executive, University of Galway, Thomas McGuire, Director Patents Program at Fidelity Investments and Richard Murphy, Head of FCAT Europe at Fidelity Investments.

Pictured left to right: Pictured: Richard Murphy, Ian Gallivan, Pat Dempsey, Paul Buitelaar, John McCrae, Edward Curry
James Livesey, Lorna Martyn, Cécile Robin, Carmel McGroarty Mitchell and Thomas McGuire