MiCRA-Biodiagnostics is an industry-led research & development facility located at the Institute of Technology Tallaght. The work of the facility is supported by Enterprise Ireland’s Technology Gateways programme and is funded through industrial collaboration.
The facility has a strong and growing portfolio of applied research making knowledge and expertise accessible to local and national industry.
Rapid Sensors For Environmental Testing
On-Site Diagnostics – Human And Animal Healthcare
Agri-Food Sensing Technology
Bio And Pharma Technology
Competencies & Technical Know-how
MiCRA is staffed by microbiologists, chemists, physical scientists and engineers with project management experience to offer technical solutions to drive product development. The facility has state-of-the-art surface science instrumentation, cell culture & microbiology laboratories and prototype fabrication facilities.
We work with industrial clients and partners through a range of funding mechanisms from the smallest feasibility studies up to 2+ year commercialisation projects:
- Vouchers: Innovation/co-funded
- Innovation Partnerships
- H2020 / Comm fund / etc.
- Contract research/analysis