Profile: IMaR Technology Gateway

IMaR Technology Gateway based in the Institute of Technology Tralee, is an applied research provider delivering technology solutions for industry. As part of the Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Network, the Gateway assists in the delivery of innovative and/or near to market solutions for a broad range of Irish industry.

What is IMaR Technology Gateway?

IMaR consists of two research strands Intelligent Mechatronics and Auto-Identification & Industrial Internet of Things both focused on the delivery of a wide range of automation, traceability and manufacturing services.

IMaR applies its core expertise in providing electronic and mechanical hardware, software, IoT and data analytics innovation for increased productivity in the manufacturing, agriculture and process sectors. IMaR can help your business by:

  • Increase volume throughputs
  • Decrease cycle times
  • Optimise product quality
  • Sustain manufacturing competitiveness

What services are available at IMaR

The Gateway offers a range of services to industry such as technical project development and specification, technical product audit, prototype/proof of concept development, technical consultancy and industry collaborations, as well as assistance in sourcing funding for research and development projects. IMaR is also a member of the Applied IoT Technology Gateway Cluster, which provides a wealth of research and engineering expertise to companies seeking assistance with Innovation projects.

What facilities and technologies are available?

IMaR provide unique offerings to your business by using tech specialities such as:

  • Technical Feasibility Studies
  • Technical Consultancy Services
  • Technical Business Model Planning
  • Technical Mentoring/ Training
  • 3D Prototype Printing
  • RFID/Industrial IoT – Industry 4.0
  • Industrial Mechatronics
  • Data Systems

 What type of companies do IMaR collaborate with?

IMaR partners with industry of all sizes from start-ups to SMEs right through to multinationals, with projects ranging in value from €5,000 – €2,000,000. For further information on how IMaR can help, contact the Gateway here.

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