Contract Research Unit (CRU)

About Us

The IT Sligo Contract Research Unit (CRU) as part of the Research Office provides outreach external engagement in research, development and innovation support to regional enterprises, communities and individuals.

We offer:

  • Advice on funding initiatives available
  • Assistance with funding applications
  • Providing or sourcing the technical skills to develop your project

Key focus areas:

  • Design assistance for new or improved products or processes
  • Analysis and optimisation of resource, energy & waste streams
  • Innovative Waste reduction/recycling systems
  • Renewable energy and sustainable  technologies
  • CAD design and 3D prototyping

Do you have an RD&I need?

The Contract Research Unit (CRU) as part of the Research Office of IT Sligo provides dedicated technical Research, Development & Innovation (RD&I) support to regional enterprises, communities and individuals. You may have a new concept, an idea sitting on a shelf, a project in development or you may simply be looking for a solution to a new or ongoing problem.  Our core technical team are here to help you.  Contact one of our staff and we will work with you to define your needs and recommend the next steps.
 

RD&I Coordinator

RD&I Engineer

RD&I Engineer

RD&I Technician

Research Office

Mel Gavin
gavin.mel@nullitsligo.ie
+353 (0) 71 9305825

Leo Murray
murray.leo@nullitsligo.ie
+353 (0) 71 9305825

Stevie Donnelly
donnelly.stevie@nullitsligo.ie
+353 (0) 71 9305825

Paul McNama
mcnama.paul@nullitsligo.ie
+353 (0) 71 9305825

John Bartlett
bartlett.john@nullitsligo.ie
+353 (0) 71 915 5314

Contract Research Unit
Research Office, Room G2034, Institute of Technology, Sligo.
Tel: 00353-71-9305825 Ext 5825