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Technology Gateways and Centres

TU Dublin's research gateways provide innovative solutions for industry.

  • CREST provides coating innovation solutions for industry in the engineering, construction, healthcare, and biomedical industries. It is the only dedicated surface coatings laboratory on the island of Ireland and serves the SMART economy by means of translating in-house fundamental knowledge from the bench-top to the market.
  • MiCRA is an industry-led research and development facility that focuses on the advancement of biosensor technologies, using materials such as enzymes and advanced polymers. MiCRA delivers solutions to companies in many sectors including in vitro diagnostics, environmental, food, and pharmaceuticals.