Our Track Record

Our Track Record – Research, Innovation & Enterprise


Our Research and Innovation Centres:

  • 90 Postgraduate students.

  • 47 dedicated Research, Innovation and Enterprise staff.

  • 80% of Projects involve an industrial partner.

  • €15,000 average industrial partner contribution to a collaborative project.

  • Since 2007 completed more than 1,000 industry projects with over 250 companies.

  • In July 2014, MIRC client Innocoll had an Initial Public Offering on the NASDAQ - becoming one of only 21 companies in Ireland with a listing on the US exchange.

  • In July 2015, AIT became the second IoT in Ireland to achieve the prestigious HR Excellence in Research award by the EU Commission.

  • As of June 2016, of the 37 Knowledge Providers on the island of Ireland participating in the Enterprise Ireland Innovation Vouchers programme, AIT ranked 2nd having completed 329 Vouchers.

  • KTI– Annual Review & Annual Knowledge Transfer Survey 2016 – AIT second in the IOT sector for Total number of collaboration, Innovation Voucher, and consultancy services agreements with industry.

  • The performance of AIT’s Midlands Innovation and Research Centre has been validated by Enterprise Ireland’s award of €3m funding for the 1,100m2 expansion of the MIRC in 2018.