The National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway is the largest and oldest university based in the West of Ireland, employing in excess of 2,000 staff with a 18,000 strong student population. NUI Galway is a research-led University and has an overall ranking of the top 1% of Universities Internationally (2019) and remains within the 201-250 ranked Times Higher Education world rankings for 2018/2019.
Its research & teaching infrastructure is well-established, of world calibre and strongly supported. It is also home to the Ryan Institute, a sustainability focused institute with expertise in commercialisation of projects and CÚRAM, an SFI funded research centre for Medical Devices. The Enterprise Research Centre in NUI Galway focuses on the design, development and analysis of new processes and systems for effective innovation.
Research projects model real world dynamic systems to gain a deep insight into how organisations effectively manage their innovative efforts. Therefore we work closely with industry to identify and prioritise requirements, co-develop solutions and implement and validate new models and systems. A systems ethos which includes people, process and technology related issues are employed in the research.
The research area is multidisciplinary in nature and spans functions such as engineering, technology and business.