The Shannon ABC Gateway is based on the MTU Kerry and TUS Midwest campuses and is a leader in bioresource research – detection, identification, characterisation and valorisation – and collaborates with industry and other research centres in order to deliver this expertise in applied settings.

Shannon ABC’s Core Expertise

Bioprospecting & bioprocessing: screening, extraction, characterisation and testing of bioactive molecules, as well identifying routes to scale-up – what’s in it, how do I get, what can I do with it?

Analytical and research services: Shannon ABC’s expertise, state of the art facilities and equipment are available to assist companies to address specific challenges

Food Innovation: Shannon ABC can support food and drink companies from raw material to final product.

Shannon ABC is based on the MTU Kerry and TUS Midwest campuses and responds to the challenges of Biotech, Food and Life Science Industries through the sustainable development of viable and cost-effective processes and products from bio-resources. This development is driven through collaborative research and development, providing risk management and opportunity identification for our clients, partners and researchers.

Through strategic short, medium and long-term partnerships we provide creative, innovative solutions to industry’s challenges as well as access to our research-based pipeline of commercially focussed technology offerings. The results of these processes include value added food, flavour, nutraceutical, biotechnology, agricultural, cosmetic and healthcare products.

Tim Yeomans,
Shannon ABC Gateway Manager

Shannon ABC at Limerick & Tralee

2 Locations: Clash, Tralee, Co. Kerry & Moylish Park, Limerick, Co. Limerick
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“The Shannon ABC team provided excellent support in the development of our laboratory process. They also played a key role in transferring that knowledge to our manufacturing facility. They joined the team for the key transfer batches. The collaboration continues with key Shannon ABC personnel joining us for our commercial batches. It is really beneficial for the development process for scientists to be involved at all scales of a process.”

Technical Director, Nutramara Ltd

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