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Sligo Institute of Technology

Address: Ash Ln, Ballinode, Co. Sligo

Phone: + 353 (0)71 191 55314


Welcome to Research and Innovation at IT Sligo. The Institute has an important role in driving economic and social development in the North West of Ireland. Relevant, effective Research and Innovation is a key element of this. This is a change.

IT Sligo's Strategic Plan, A Strategy for Change – Building for the Future, sets out the five Strategic Priorities of the Institute. All of these priorities link to Research and Innovation, in support of teaching and learning, infrastructural development and regional development.

The Research and Innovation area in particular is described in the Research and Innovation Strategy which sets out how we will achieve our stated objectives. It is focused on supporting a vibrant and sustainable Research and Innovation community at IT Sligo.

IT Sligo's Research and Innovation community is based around:

■Strategic Research Groups

■Integration of Research and Innovation with teaching

■Support for Businesses and Community

■International Collaborations with Research Centres and Businesses

Centre for Environmental Research Innovation and Sustainability [CERIS]

Centre for Research in the Social Professions [CRiSP]

Centre of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing [PEM]

Applied Ecology, Resource Management