Technology Forum – where industry and innovators connect

Enterprise Ireland’s Technology Gateway Network and Technology Centres are joining together for a Networking Morning on the 16th of June 2022 at Croke Park, Dublin.  

The theme of the event is sustainability. As companies strive towards a low carbon future, many are thinking about developing, and investing in sustainable products, processes or services. Technology Gateways and Centres can assist in creating an environment of Research, Development and innovation for companies and projects of all shapes and sizes. 

On the day participants will hear from a number of companies who have collaborated with the Technology Gateways and Centres to utilise their expertise available within our host Universities, Technological Universities and Institutes of Technology. As well as network, meet other companies and provide an opportunity to engage with the Gateway and Centre staff. The networking expo will provide attendees with the opportunity to discuss outsourcing their R&D projects with the Gateway and Centre Managers and their research teams, as well as learning about the various funding mechanisms available from Enterprise Ireland, including the Innovation Voucher, Innovation Partnership and Agile Innovation Funding Programmes. 

This event is suitable for all types of Irish Business such as Start Ups, Small and Medium Enterprises, large indigenous companies and multinationals. 

The agenda is as follows:  

  • 9.30 Registration, coffee and networking 
  • 10.15 Introductions 
  • 10.20 Yonael Bernard – Lambay Whiskey & CREDIT Gateway 
  • 10.35 Kevin Cronin – Freefoam & Irish Manufacturing Research 
  • 10.50 Coffee and Networking 
  • 11.20 Kieran Coffey – MyGug & WiSAR Gateway 
  • 11.35 Michael Mulloy and Derek Aherne – SSE Airtricity & CeADAR 
  • 11.50 Q&A and Closing Remarks 
  • 12.00 Lunch and Networking 

Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateways, provides Irish companies with a means to develop new or enhanced products or services by providing access to over 300 industry focused researchers and engineers, specialist equipment and facilities, through their 16 Gateways situated in  Technological Universities and Institutes of Technology.  

Enterprise Ireland Technology Centre’s are a joint initiative between Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland.  It allows Irish companies and multinationals to work together on market focused strategic R&D projects in collaboration with research institutions. The 8 Technology Centres in the programme are resourced by highly-qualified researchers who provide a unique ecosystem for collaboration in areas identified, by industry, as being strategically important. 

Technology Gateway / Technology Centre participants: 

APT Gateway, CAPPA Gateway, CeADAR – Ireland’s Centre for Applied AI, COMAND Gateway, CREDIT Gateway, CREST Gateway, Dairy Processing Technology Centre, Design+ Gateway, Food for Health Ireland, IMaR Gateway, Irish Manufacturing Research, Learnovate – Future of Work & Learning, Meat Technology Ireland, MET Gateway, MiCRA Gateway, Microelectronic Circuits Centre Ireland, Nimbus Gateway, PEM Gateway, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre, PMBRC Gateway, SEAM Gateway, Shannon ABC Gateway, TSSG Gateway, WiSAR Gateway. 

Date: 16th June 2022 

Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm.  

Location: Croke Park, Dublin