GMIT Prospectus 2022/23


In 2020, GMIT opened an extension doubling the size of Galway iHub to: • 2,400 m 2 , providing eight dedicated MedTech R&D Units

GMIT’s integrated approach to Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) is delivered through its Research Centres and Innovation Hubs. We apply our knowledge in Intellectual Property and business incubation, to link companies and Institutional expertise, and work with national and international partners. GMIT Innovation Hubs GMIT has two business innovation centres, in Galway and in Mayo. The iHubs offer incubation space and a range of business development supports to assist regional start-up companies and entrepreneurs in the Digital Tech, Medtech, Software as a Service (SAAS) and Marine Tech. GMIT’s iHubs provide entrepreneurs with a supportive entrepreneurial environment as they progress their idea from concept to commercial success.

• 43 Incubation Units • Co-Working Space

• An Events Space and Meeting Rooms • Social Hubs and Networking Areas

A dedicated Entrepreneurship Hub will help GMIT researchers, staff, students and Industry to work collaboratively on the creation and development of innovative ideas in support of an Open Innovation Strategy. To date, the GMIT Innovation Hubs have enabled great achievements: • Over 750 new jobs have been supported • €180 million in Investment Funding has been raised by iHub client companies • 76% of iHub client companies remain in business after seven years For more information contact: Research and Innovation Tel: +353 91 742754 | +353 91 742759 | Email: research.of fi

Supports include: • Of fi ce Space • Structured Entrepreneur Development Programmes • Enterprise Ireland's New Frontiers Programme , and • The EMPOWER Programme for Female Entrepreneurship

• Mentoring and Networking • Introductions to Investors • Access to Research, and to Students


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