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Technology Gateway Programme


Enterprise Ireland in partnership with the Institutes of Technology has established a nationwide network of 12 Technology Gateways whose role is to deliver technology solutions through collaboration on projects which are close to the market needs of Irish industry. 

These Gateways are open access points for industry and will act as a portal to a wider resource of industry relevant expertise in the Irish research infrastructure.
Technology Gateways - delivering solutions for industry - an Enterprise Ireland network

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Technology Gateway Network

Enterprise Ireland’s Technology Gateway Programme ( has established a nationwide network of 12 industry focused Gateways based in the Institutes of Technology. The Technology Gateway Network was formally launched by Minister Sean Sherlock on Monday 21st October, 2013, in Thomond Park Stadium, Limerick. The programme represents an €23.0M investment by Enterprise Ireland over the 5 years from January 2013 to December 2017. Each Gateway delivers technology solutions for industry through innovative collaborative projects and provides:

  • An open access point for industry providing technology expertise which is industry relevant.
  • Technology solutions for the close-to-market needs of Irish industry.
  • Regionally based Gateways acting as a portal to the nationwide expertise in the Technology Gateway Network and the wider Irish Research Infrastructure.
  • Ongoing development of the Gateway’s technology offer to industry with the assistance of an industry led steering committee.

The launch showcased the technology solutions offered by each Gateway, and it offers an opportunity to meet with the Technology Gateway teams to discuss how they can assist your company.


Click on the Gateway links for more information on what each Gateway has to offer your company:











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Further information



For further information including full details on the programme and Technology Gateways, please contact the Technology Gateway Programme team:

Mark Whelan
Enterprise Ireland - Shannon Office
Tel: +(353) 61 777053

Click here to email Mark Whelan, Enterprise IrelandMark Whelan

Paddy Byrne
Enterprise Ireland - Waterford Office
Tel: +(353) 51 333531

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ERDF Co-funding: The Technology Gateway Programme is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) under the National Strategic ReferenceFramework (NSRF) 2007-2013

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