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MET Technology Gateway to host Innovation Voucher Clinic

Are you a SME? Are you developing a Product, Process or Service? Come to our Innovation Voucher Clinic! Enterprise Ireland Innovation Vouchers worth €5000, are available to assist a company to explore a new business opportunity or develop new product/service with a registered knowledge provider such as GMIT. Schedule a meeting with MET Technology Gateway […]

MET Technology Gateway is hiring!

  Medical & Engineering Technologies Gateway is seeking to recruit: Business Development Engineer Biomedical/Mechanical Engineer NOW CLOSED

Irish Independent STEM Case study features MET research programme with Neuravi on Ischemic Stroke

Case Study: Understanding ischemic Stroke GMIT-Medical & Engineering Technologies Centre Published: 08th November 2016 Each year in Ireland approximately 10,000 people suffer from stroke and approximately 2,000 of those die. Sharon Duffy, a PhD student at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology is studying the composition of clots from stroke patients to enhance our understanding of ischemic […]

Innovation Voucher Scheme Now Open

The Innovation Voucher scheme is now open. The initiative was developed to build links between Ireland’s public knowledge providers such as GMIT’s MET Gateway and small businesses. Innovation Vouchers worth €5,000 are available to assist a company or companies to explore a business opportunity or problem with a registered knowledge provider. Deadline for applications is […]

Clinically Relevant In-Vitro Cardiovascular Simulators – The New Era of Medical Device Design and Development

Cardiovascular simulators – what is it simulated The adoption of in-vitro cardiovascular simulators by the medical device industry driving current and future innovation. Companies have now access to customised in-vitro simulation technologies that help replicating highly complex cardiovascular scenarios such as stroke, coronary disease and aneurysm. Each of the customised in-vitro simulators developed by MET […]

GMIT Launches its New Medical and Engineering Technology (MET) Gateway at Industry Open Day

Above, left to right: Dr Ronan MacLoughlin, Aerogen (Chairman of the MET Industry steering committee), Dr Eugene McCarthy,  Dr Mark Whelan Manager of The Technology Gateway Programme & Dr Rick Officer, GMIT VP of Research & Innovation Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) today (Thursday 16 June 2016) launched its new Enterprise Ireland funded Medical and Engineering […]


MET Gateway Industry Open Day

GMIT would like to invite you to the Medical and Engineering Technologies (MET) Gateway Industry Open Day on the 16th of June. The event will introduce the technology offerings available within the Enterprise Ireland funded MET Gateway and the wider Technology Gateway Network to industry. This half day event will have a particular focus on […]

In collaboration with Neuravi, Beaumount Hospital and UCLA Stroke Centre, MET researchers publish paper on methodology to replicate clot analogs

Translational research on clot composition may be advanced by the use of clot analogs for the preclinical evaluation of mechanical thrombectomy devices. Funded by the Irish Research Council, Sharon Duffy described a novel set of clot analogs which represent a diverse range of fibrin and red blood cell (RBC) compositions for use in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) occlusion models. […]

GMIT and Engineers Ireland hold open lecture on biomedical engineering

A senior researcher in GMIT’s biomedical engineering research centre, GMedTech, is hosting a public lecture in GMIT’s Galway campus on Tuesday 3 December (7pm) on how this engineering discipline helps save and improve the lives of people with cardiovascular diseases. Click here for further details