The CREST Technology Gateway is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union through the ERDF Southern, Eastern & Midland Regional Programme 2021-27

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Within the FOCAS Research Institute we have dedicated laboratories for chemical synthesis and materials analysis. We also share characterisation facilities in the FOCAS Research Institute with other research centres with whom we collaborate.

We have a dedicated Exposure Laboratory situated within the TU Dublin Aungier St campus, a short walk away. These are used exclusively for industrial research and complete confidentiality can be guaranteed.

We operate and maintain several high specification instruments and equipment suites as detailed below:


View further information on FOCAS Equipment

  • FT-IR spectroscope
  • UV/VIS/NIR Spectrometer
  • Luminescence Spectrometer
  • Raman spectroscope
  • Raman spectroscope with dual upright and inverted microscopes
  • Atomic Force Microscope
  • Particle sizer

View further information on ESHI Equipment

In addition, CREST has access to several high specification instruments and equipment suites within TU Dublin including the following: