Innovation Hubs

The GMIT Innovation Hubs in Galway and Mayo provide support and facilities for start-up and scaling businesses.

The GMIT iHub at Galway and Mayo offer incubation space and supports to high potential entrepreneurs and innovative business start-ups & scale ups with specific focus on Medtech and Digital Technology companies. We provide access to entrepreneur development programmes such as New Frontiers Ireland’s national entrepreneur development programme funded by Enterprise Ireland (EI), and the EMPOWER programme supporting Female Entrepreneurs in the West Region in addition to access to research collaboration supports on campus through GMIT Research Office and the MET Centre.

To date we have:

  • nurtured 750+ directly supported jobs

  • hosted 39 high growth start-ups companies

  • won €180M in investment funding by our client companies

  • celebrated 7 company acquisitions

  • conducted in excess of €1.7 Million in collaborative research with our members

  • transitioned 45 successful companies

  • helped build resilient companies with 76% of all our member companies still in business after 7 years.

GMIT iHubs clients

Visit the GMIT iHubs website

GMIT Innovation Hub Galway

GMIT Innovation Hub Mayo

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