MiCRA Centre Open Day

Date: 30th November 2017

Time: 12pm - 3pm

Location: Synergy Centre, IT Tallaght


The MiCRA Centre at IT Tallaght is hosting a free Industry Open Day on 30th November. The event will showcase the collaborative work MiCRA has performed with industry partners and the range of services we can offer.

Preliminary Agenda:

12:00 – 12:30 Arrival and networking (lunch & refreshments provided)
12:30 – 12:50 Talk: Overview of MiCRA Centre; Technology and Capabilities – Karl Crowley, MiCRA Gateway Manager
12:50 – 13:10 Talk: Funding supports for Industry – Majella Maher, Enterprise Ireland
13:10 – 13:30 Talk: Innovation Partnership programme – Speaker to be confirmed
13:30 – 13:50 Projects and testimonials – Brief overview of client projects
13:50 – 14:30 Displays and demos, tours, networking.
14:30 – 15:00 One-on-one sessions (To arrange contact

The MiCRA Gateway has a specific focus on developing microbial and chemical sensor systems, materials technology and providing a wide range of contract analytical services. They have aided clients in developing new analytical methodologies, portable and hand-held test systems for human/vet diagnostics, environmental and water quality testing and quality/process monitoring for the agri-food sectors.

In addition to standard test labs, they have dedicated in-house facilities, including a fabrication facility for screen printing and microfluidics, a class 2 biosafety laboratory and access to a full suite of analytical instrumentation and the PAT facility in the wider Institute.

This free event is open to all and refreshments will be provided. It will be an excellent opportunity to meet the team at MiCRA and the services on offer. Please register by 20th of November.