Irina Pascu

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Industrial Research Manager


Tel: 01-220-6911

Irina joined CREST in 2018

  • Works on multidisciplinary projects as Industrial Research Manager at CREST 
  • Meets tight deadlines and delivers solutions for a range of industries from Irish SMEs to multinationals
  • Believes in developing a long term professional relationships with customers knowing that support is vital, from the first test until the delivered project and beyond
  • Understands customer’s needs is key for a successful project outcome
  • Biomedical Engineering graduate with double MEng in Biomaterials & Prosthesis and Mechanical Engineering, and a PhD in Tissue Engineering
  • A skilled communicator with extensive expertise in all aspects of materials science and R&D.

Bullet point skills.

  • Innovative biomedical engineer with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • 13+ years in R&D, including smart materials, tissue engineering, medical device and cell biology
  • Experienced in managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Business model development and design thinking
  • Grant funding co-applicant and lead applicant (IRC Government of Ireland Scheme, EI Commercialisation Fund)
  • Enthusiastic team player adept at providing leadership while also learning from fellow team members


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