Dr Alan Hernon- Precision Engineering and Manufacturing Technology Gateway Manager, PEM Gateway

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    • Dr Alan Hernon- Precision Engineering and Manufacturing Technology Gateway Manager, PEM Gateway's presentations

    Dr Alan Hernon is the manager of the PEM Technology Gateway based in IT Sligo. The PEM Technology Gateway, funded by Enterprise Ireland,offers research and development supports to the manufactuiring industry.

    Presentation title:Smart R&D with Third Level Institutes: The PEM Gateway perspective

    Synopsis of the talk: Organisations involved in commercialising R&D argue that strong national R&D programmes that bring together third-level researchers and industry are critical to the economy.  Such R&D programmes attract foreign direct investment, increase the sophistication of work done in the country and the quality of available jobs, and provide the training that makes graduates more employable.

     

    With increased market pressure, limited time and financial resources, how can we engage with third leve institutes in R&D project?  How can we ensure the best outputs for our organisation? And how can we fund it?  In this talk, hear how the PEM Technolgoy Gateway has facilitated collaborative industry projects, how these projects were funded and how these projects have advanced industry.  Learn how you can leverage off third level research institues to undertake innovative research to give your company a competitive edge.