Start-Up Companies



Starting a business in the life sciences sector is difficult. Access to wet lab facilities, equipment and expertise is generally outside the grasp of many start-ups and this is often a barrier to success.


To assist companies in their development. ITT Dublin can provide turnkey laboratory facilities at very attractive rates. The advantages of which are;

  • Co-location with the MiCRA centre
  • Access to state of the art equipment
  • Efficient technical transfer from MiCRA
  • Access to world class researchers and expertise
  • A vibrant start-up community in the Synergy Centre (business Incubation)
  • Access to mentoring and business development through the new-frontiers program


 Two HPSUs, Incereb and Allogen Biotech, are currently co-located with the centre. Both companies have recently attracted private investment and are continuing to work with MiCRA to develop and commercialise next generation diagnostic technologies.