Technology Gateway Programme

Enterprise Ireland in partnership with the Institutes of Technology has established a nationwide network of 15 Technology Gateways which:

  • Deliver technology solutions for Irish industry close to their market needs.
  • Are open access points for industry of all sizes.
  • Act as local access points to the wider resources in the Irish research infrastructure.
  • Have a proven track record of delivering for industry.
  • Completed more than 800 industrial projects since 2013.
  • The total value of these projects is in excess of €9 M with 46% of the total directly coming from industry.

Accessing the Technology Gateway Network - A Guide for Companies
 Accessing the Technology Gateway Network - A Guide for Companies [Enterprise Ireland, April 2016]


Upcoming event

Technology Gateway Network Industry Showcase May 10th 2016
Carlton Dublin Airport Hotel
Starts at 9.30 am with Registration & Coffee from 8.30am

The following speakers from industry will present case studies on their experiences of undertaking collaborative projects  with Technology Gateways:

09.30 Michael Gilvarry - Neuravi
10.15  Fergal Downey - Touchpoint Interactive
11.00  Ben Breen - Sulzer Pumps
11.45  Dean Meagher - Reagecon Diagnostics

This  industry showcase event is an opportunity for companies to network with the 15 Technology Gateways and discover how the Technology Gateways can help your company on its innovation journey. There will be an opportunity to view technical demonstrations from each Gateway as well testimonials from industry on how their collaborative industry projects with the Gateways helped their company. Enterprise Ireland staff can explain what Innovation Supports you can avail of to assist your company in the development of a high impact collaborative project.

 Register here


Technology Gateway Network

Access the Technology Gateway Network to see how the Gateways can help you today to build your company for the future. For information on how to find the right solution provider for your company, contact your local Gateway Manager or the Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Team.

Technology Gateway
Network Industry Showcase video

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Technology Gateways
Delivering Solutions for Industry video

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Further information

Knowledge Transfer Ireland takes a national perspective on the knowledge transfer (KT) system in Ireland. KTI works with business, investors, universities, Institutes of Technology, State research organisations, research funders and government agencies to maximise State funded technology, ideas and expertise getting into the hands of business to drive innovation. Details available on the Knowledge Transfer Ireland website.

Additional Funding for Existing Gateways

Existing Gateways that are substantially exceeding their agreed contractual targets (>120%) are invited to submit applications for additional resources. These resources are offered to help grow the number of interactions between the Gateways and industry. Gateway Managers should contact the Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Team to discuss their eligibility in the first case. Eligible applicants will then be asked to fill out an appropriately modified Stage 2 application form. This is an open call.

 Technology Gateway Programme Guidelines


Contact details

For further information on Technology Gateways, please contact the Technology Gateway Programme team:

Mark Whelan

Mark Whelan

Enterprise Ireland - Shannon Office

 +353 61 777053

Mark Whelan

Paddy Byrne

Paddy Byrne

Enterprise Ireland - Waterford Office

+353 51 333531

Paddy Byrne

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