Contract Research Unit (CRU)


About Us

The IT Sligo Contract Research Unit (CRU)  as part of the Research Office provides a dedicated outreach Research & 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

Contract Research Unit
Research Office, Room G0030, Institute of Technology, Sligo.
Tel: 00353-71-9305825  Ext 5825

RD&I Coordinator

RD&I Engineer

RD&I Technician

Research Office

Mel Gavin
+353 (0) 86 3099184

Leo Murray
+353 (0) 87 2729224

Paul McNama
+353 (0) 86 0721306

John Bartlett
+353 (0) 71 915 5314