The IMaR Technology Gateway, based in MTU Kerry, applies its core expertise in electronics, mechatronics, automation technologies, software, IoT, RFID and data analytics to address process and product innovation requirements of enterprises.

IMaR’s Core Expertise

Embedded systems

Intelligent and connected smart sensors and devices

Internet of Things (IoT)

Automation and robotics

RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technologies

Process monitoring and analytics

The IMaR Gateway draws upon the expertise of a core group of 35+ research engineers who work collaboratively with industry and other enterprises in the development of smarter, more efficient processes and innovative near-to-market product solutions. Since 2013, IMaR has successfully delivered to client organisations of all sizes in the manufacturing, agriculture, healthcare and process sectors and beyond. Projects include:

  • Connected wearable devices for sports and therapeutics,
  • Data analytics and artificial intelligence for streamlining professional services platforms,
  • Custom-built smart devices for monitoring animal wellbeing,
  • Customised automated inspection machines including computer vision and
  • Flexible configurable automated production cells including mobile platforms and robotic arms.

The majority of projects are co-funded through the innovation supports available from Enterprise Ireland. However IMaR also provides direct consultancy, development services and customised training programmes. IMaR works with clients to establish a thorough understanding of their technical requirements and commercial objectives, and thereafter, we collaboratively scope the project including clear deliverables and milestones. Having identified with the client the most appropriate funding mechanism, IMaR will prepare any necessary funding applications.

Tom Fitzmaurice,
IMaR Gateway Manager

IMaR at Tralee

contact pin iconMTU KERRY: South Campus, Tralee, Co. Kerry

When Astellas contacted IMaR with the issue of tracking hazardous onsite waste, we found their approach to be very analytical and we are very satisfied with the high professional standard and valuable support provided during the project.”

Eamonn Foley

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