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Network Funding Support for IoT Applicants

Aug 21 2019 Read 580 Times

Over €6 million capital equipment funding administered by Enterprise Ireland through  the Technology Gateway Network Programme was awarded in July to 43 successful applicants from the Institutes of Technology (IoT) and Technical Universities (TU) Dublin.

The Technology Gateway Network Programme funds interactions between local and national industry to achieve intended outcomes that will see more companies engaging in R&D, pilot manufacturing capability for new product/process development, enhanced technology validation and testing capabilities, testbed generation and enhanced training potential for key industry staff on emerging technologies. The €6 million fund will assist in buying capital that relates to new technologies such as augmented and virtual reality.

The winners were selected through a rigorous evaluation process based on eligibility criteria for the call which included, but was not limited to, a strong track record of industry engagement, a significant industrial need for the new equipment and space to service and maintain the equipment according to international standards.

Announcing the funding, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys TD said: “Our aim is to build on our strong enterprise ecosystem from across the wide spectrum of academia, research and business communities. This fund directly supports projects that are emerging from the ground up. The successful applicants announced today are housing research projects and initiatives that are at the cutting edge of innovation and I am confident that they have the potential to make a real and lasting impact on enterprise development at both a regional and national level.”

Mark Whelan, Technology Gateway Programme Manager at Enterprise Ireland said “This funding allows our Technology Gateway the opportunity to purchase new technologies in areas such as augmented and virtual reality, mobile robotics and moulding. Successful applicants have a proven track record in industry engagement and the new equipment will assist in increasing their interaction with industry and add value to the SME sector in Ireland.

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