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Carlow Institute of Technology

Address: Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Ireland

Phone: +353 (059) 91 75000


The Institute has a number of key strategic research areas which are closely aligned to both national research activities and Horizon 2020, the upcoming European Framework for Research & Innovation, commencing 2014. RDI activity at the Institute is Driven and delivered mainly through the following Research Centres:

EnviroCORE Centre of Research and Enterprise in BioEnvironmental Technologies.

DesignCORE Centre of Research and Enterprise in Industrial Design and Product Innovation.

GameCORE Centre of Research and Enterprise in Interactive Applications Software & Networks.

GeoCORE Centre of Research and Enterprise in Green Energy Optimisation.

SecurityCORE Centre of Research and Enterprise in Advanced Security Technologies.

Research, development and innovation is an international activity with increased funding available from Europe, connecting researchers and innovators worldwide. Over the coming years, the Institute will be better positioned to increase its research capacity with a newly constructed RDI Building together with the support of its existing Enterprise and Research Incubation Centre (ERIC). These facilities will provide a platform for the development and creation of High Potential Start Ups (HPSUs), supporting the existing business sector and attracting new industries to the region.