Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering
Best-in-class manufacturing has always been at the heart of Ireland South East’s economy.
“We have made this a nice home for ourselves and are surrounded by friends.”
Tatjana Basek, Keltech
The adaptability of the region’s talent pool has been a critical component in making this transition from excellence in traditional manufacturing to excellence in knowledge and science based manufacturing.
An estimated 3,300 professionals from Ireland South East with third level engineering qualifications commute out of the region daily
31,000 professionals currently working in Industrial Sector in the South East
20,000 people in Ireland South East have a third level qualification in engineering, manufacturing or construction.
3,000+ engineering, manufacturing or construction students from Ireland South East currently in higher education
The Engineering the South East cluster has a mission to see companies working together to address skills needs, promote careers in engineering and advance the engineering capabilities of the region.
SEAM is an industry focussed applied research centre, providing innovative materials engineering solutions for companies from a wide range of sectors, including bio-medical devices, pharmaceuticals, micro-electronics, precision engineering and industrial technologies.
3DWIT offers Additive Manufacturing training programs suitable for all industry audiences, from absolute beginners all the way to experienced engineers, designers, production technicians and business professionals.
Designcore are an established centre for innovation and commercialisation in Design and New Product Development. Their team of dedicated researchers and designers have the expertise and skill to understand consumer motivations, culture and human behaviours to provide real market gain for clients.
RIKON and the WIT Lean Enterprise Excellence are at the cutting edge of best practice and developments in Lean enterprise, operational, and process excellence; lean thinking and practices; and continuous improvement.
engCORE researchers bring a diverse range of research skills and industry expertise from various fields of technology through their involvement in industrial engineering and academic based projects over many years.