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ATU’s integrated approach to Research, Development and Innovation is delivered through its Research Centres and Innovation Hubs.

We apply our knowledge in Intellectual Property and business incubation to link companies with Institutional expertise, and work with national and international partners. Our research centres include the:

  • Business Research Innovation Network Group (BRING)

  • Heritage Research Group

  • Irish Concussion Research Centre (ICRC)

  • Marine and Freshwater Research Centre (MFRC)

  • Medical and Engineering Technologies Gateway (MET) - (External website)

  • Integrated Sustainable Energy Research Group (iSET)

  • Engineering Research Group (ERG)

  • Environmental, Person Centred, Integrated & Connected - Centre for Research and Community Engagement (EPIC)

All centres complement our established expertise in Science, Engineering, and Heritage.  Emerging areas such as Information and Communication Technologies, Tourism, Arts and Design are opening new avenues for research.

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Contact Us

Dr Rick Officer

Vice President for GMIT Research & Innovation

Tel: +353 (0)91 742760



Dr Eoin Cullina

Head of Research

Tel:  +353 91 742190



Helen O’Reilly

Senior Administrator

Tel: +353 (0)91 742742



Laura McDonagh


Tel: +353 (0)91 742754



Geraldine Ni Fhlatharta


Tel: +353 (0)91 742759