News & Events

 Innovation Voucher Call May 2018

Are you an SME or start-up with an idea you wish to develop in food, beverage, medtech, prototyping, sensors, analysis or microbiology? The next E.I Innovation Voucher call is coming up in May '18. MiCRA can aid you in submitting an application for €5K funding. We would be happy to host you at MiCRA for a discussion and tour of our facilities! Contact us at or call Karl Crowley at 01 404 2084.

 New website

A new MiCRA website is currently being developed and will replace the current version - please bear with us during the transition.

 Short project vacancies at MiCRA

MiCRA has ongoing vacancies for a range of short-term projects in  microbiology & sensor development. If you have a background in analytical chemistry, microbiology or electrochemistry and would like to gain some experience with collaborative industrial projects, feel free to contact us or send a CV to

 Successful Industry Open Day

A very successful Industry Open Day was held by MiCRA in the Synergy Centre on the 30th November. MiCRA and IT-T staff gave overviews and demos of the facilities and expertise available at MiCRA and the wider institute and Majella Maher from Enterprise Ireland gave an excellent overview of funding mechanisms available to companies. A special thanks to Frank Guilfoyle (Rainwater TSS), Brendan Chambers (Chamco), Jim Roche (Incereb) and Mary Ferry (DPTC) for their informative and entertaining talks.

 MiCRA / Incereb article

MiCRA in the News...

Article in the Irish Independent STEM supplement  (9th Nov 2017) on MiCRA's collaboration with Incereb on a neonatal monitoring system.

Link to article