Innovation Voucher Initiative

Innovation Voucher Initiative

€5,000 Voucher for Innovation Projects

Enterprise Ireland’s Innovation Voucher initiative was developed to build links between Ireland’s public knowledge providers (i.e. higher education institutes, public research bodies) and small businesses. Innovation Vouchers worth €5,000 are available to assist a company or companies to explore a business opportunity or problem with a registered knowledge provider. ATU Sligo is a registered Knowledge Provider with Enterprise Ireland and has completed numerous projects for SMEs based in the north-west region through the Innovation Voucher Initiative and other higher value collaborative Innovation Partnership funding programs. Full details of these funding schemes can be found at  http://www.enterprise-ireland.com/en/Research-Innovation/Companies/Collaborate-with-companies-research-institutes/Innovation-Voucher.shortcut.html

If your company has an innovative idea, product, process or service development that you think could benefit from a €5,000 Innovation Voucher, our Contract Research Unit is here to help and discuss your requirements in confidence. Projects range from development of a brand new product to the introduction of a more sustainable process or work practice. With access to ATU Sligo’s extensive engineering & science expertise, we can help your business benefit from R&D assistance.

If your company has an innovative idea, product, process or service development that you think could benefit from a €5,000 Innovation Voucher, our Contract Research Unit is here to help and discuss your requirements in confidence. Projects range from development of a brand new product to the introduction of a more sustainable process or work practice. With access to ATU Sligo’s extensive engineering & science expertise, we can help your business benefit from R&D assistance.

We offer:

  • Advice on funding initiatives available
  • Assistance with funding applications
  • Sourcing the expertise to develop your idea

Research & Development supports:

  • Design assistance for new or improved products or processes
  • CAD design and 3D prototyping
  • Analysis of resource, energy & waste streams
  • Sustainable construction e.g. new or improved building materials/methods
  • Innovative Waste reduction/recycling systems
  • Renewable energy and sustainable technologies

ATU Contract Research Unit

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

Contract Research Unit Team

Mel Gavin

RD&I Coordinator

✉️ mel.gavin@nullatu.ie
☎ +353 (0) 71 93 05825

Leo Murray

RD&I Engineer

✉️ leo.murray@nullatu.ie
☎ +353 (0)71 93 05825
☎ +353 (0)87 2729224

Stevie Donnelly

RD&I Engineer

✉️ stevie.donnelly@nullatu.ie
☎ +353 (0) 71 93 05825

Paul McNama

RD&I Engineer

✉️ paul.mcnama@nullatu.ie
☎ +353 (0) 71 93 05825

Ken Russell

RD&I Engineer

✉️ ken.russel@nullatu.ie
☎ +353 (0) 71 93 05825 

Patrina McCarthy

CRU Research Administrator

✉️ patrina.mccarthy@nullatu.ie

☎ +353 (0) 71 93 05825 

Dr John Bartlett

Head of Research

✉️ bartlett.john@nullitsligo.ie
☎ +353 (0) 71 915 5314