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Open Day 2016


IMaR Industrial Open Day

The IMaR Technology Gateway at Institute of Technology, Tralee cordially invites you to attend the IMaR Industrial Open Day on

Tuesday April 26th at 9 a.m. in The Solas Building, IT Tralee, North Campus.

This event will introduce the technology offerings available within IMaR and the supports IMaR can provide to your company.

For information and event registration:  

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or phone: 066 7144216

Technology Gateway Industry Show Case May 18th 2015

Technology Gateway Industry Show Case May 18th 2015 at Silver Springs Hotel Cork Starting at 9.30am with Registration & Coffee Enterprise Ireland, in partnership with the Institutes of Technology, has established a nationwide network of 12 Technology Gateways which deliver technology solutions for Irish industry close to their market needs. The Gateways have a proven track record of working with industry and since 2008 along with their predecessors the AREs have completed >1,200 innovation based industry projects with over 600 Irish based companies. At IMaR, I.T. Tralee, we engage with industry across Ireland to increase competitiveness in the area of Intelligent Mechatronics and RFID. We encourage you to talk with us so we can provide the best possible solution to meet your industrial needs. A number of service we provide include: Intelligent Mechatronics:
  • System and Equipment Development
  • Mechanical Design and Prototyping
  • Analog and Digital Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
  • Electronic Prototyping Design
  • RFID strategies
  • Data Analytics
  • Software Development
  • Artificial Intelligence
This industry showcase event is an opportunity for companies to network and discover how the 12 Technology Gateways can start your company on its innovation journey. Technical demonstrations will take place on the day from each Gateway. Industrial partners will also attend to present and provide information on their collaborative projects with specific gateways. Enterprise Ireland will provide information on available Innovation Supports to assist companies in research and development of a high impact collaborative projects. If you are interested in attending this event, please register via this link

Kerry Technology User Group

Members of the IMaR team gave a short presentation at the Kerry Technology User Group meeting on Tuesday evening which was focusing on the topic of the Internet of Things. While it is alway good to get the word out about the current work and research projects within the centre, it was also a great opportunity to hear presentations from and have the opportunity to meet others currently working and studying in this area.
Kerry Technology User Group a group that meets every month to discuss all things technology. Our members are a mix of staff and students from the Institute of Technology, Tralee and individuals from the software industry.
The group have recently set up a new Meetup group with which you can sign up for updates on future events or suggest/propose future topics.

European RFID survey

Participate in the European RFID survey conducted by the ‘RFID in Europe Network’ and ‘ELTRUN’: the E-business Research center of Athens University of Economics and Business ! Is RFID technology on your industry’s priority list? Do your competitors gain advantage and save costs by investing in automatic identification? What is the current market status and investment interest? If you want to find answers to these questions, you can participate to the following survey. Just click on the link below and complete the respective questionnaire. This is expected to take you 8-10 minutes and at the end you will be able to see a summary of all the responses. RFID Survey

Open Device Lab Launch

The Institute of Technology, Tralee is living up to its aim to become a Technological Hub for the region in opening up the first Open Device Lab (ODL) in Ireland. The Open Device Lab was officially launched during Tech Week, with Industry Reps from the ICT Industries attending talks, demos and tours of the facilities available. The IMaR team were involved in the establishment of the lab which will allow the center to to inprove it devlopemtn and testing of mobile apps.
There are currently 111 Open Device Labs (ODLs) across 26 countries around the world. The Institute of Technology, Tralee is very proud to announce that it has established the very first one in Ireland.
For further information please or to access the lab please contact For furthur information on the Open Device Labs see