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  • Research - Funding Sources
    on transforming Irish industry Their core mission is to accelerate the development of world class Irish companies to achieve strong positions in global markets resulting in increased national and regional prosperity They have six key action areas in our technology offer each including a range of activities Productivity Improvement R D and Innovation within your enterprise R D Collaboration with third level colleges and with other companies Research Commercialisation International R D Collaboration Technology Acquisition Head Office Enterprise Ireland Glasnevin Dublin 9 Tel 353 1 808 2000 Fax 353 1 808 2020 Innovation Partnerships Companies and Colleges working together Tdivough their Innovation Partnerships Initiative they bring together companies and third level researchers to work on specific R D projects Innovation Partnerships details can be found here Commercialisation Fund They seek to encourage and facilitate high quality applied research aimed at the commercial exploitation of knowledge In doing so it is recognised that this process is an uncertain activity and that the conversion of scientific principles into the commercial environment requires sustained support As part of its commitment to facilitating the commercialisation of research Enterprise Ireland is bringing a range of supports together under a Commercialisation Fund Commercialisation Fund details can be found here The Environmental Protection Agency EPA has responsibilities for a wide range of licensing enforcement monitoring and assessment activities associated with environmental protection In this section you will find information describing how we perform our duties in these areas as well as the rules and procedures we follow in administering the applicable environmental laws and regulations You will also find detailed information on environmental quality monitoring programmes technical guidance licensing and enforcement EPA Headquarters PO Box 3000 Johnstown Castle Estate Co Wexford Tel 053 9160600 Fax 053 9160699 Lo Call 1890 335599 Research Effective management of the environment is increasingly science driven Tdivough their research and development programme the Environmental Protection Agency is generating the knowledge and expertise needed to protect and manage Ireland s environment Find out more about the epa research programmes here The Health Research Board divB is the lead agency in Ireland supporting and funding health research They provide funding maintain health information systems and conduct research linked to national health priorities Their aim is to improve people s health build health research capacity and make a significant contribution to Ireland s knowledge economy 73 Lower Baggot St Dublin 2 T 353 1 234 5000 F 353 1 661 2335 divB funding available is listed here The Higher Education Authority is the statutory planning and development body for higher education and research in Ireland The HEA has wide advisory powers tdivoughout the whole of the third level education sector In addition it is the funding authority for the universities and a number of designated higher education institutions The Principal Functions of the HEA are To further the development of higher education To maintain a continuous review of the demand and need for higher education To assist in the coordination of state investment in higher

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  • Research - CityOfCulture
    Vouchers Hartnett EAC National Franchise Centre Enterprise START Market Link Enterprise News Events RESEARCH Research LIT Masters Ph D Research Opportunities Research Centres Postgraduate Courses R D Strategy Shannon ABC European Projects DEVELOPMENT Development Office Industry E U Funding National Development Plan LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie Research LIT Research Pages CityOfCulture Research Limerick National City of Culture Scholarships Closing Date for applications is the 18th December 2013 Limerick has been chosen as the first national City of Culture and through a new and exciting partnership the Limerick Institute of Technology is offering practice based research Masters commencing in January 2014 The Limerick National City of Culture Scholarships are a unique opportunity to undertake practice based research in a number of disciplines intrinsic to the benefits of varied cultural experiences The programme set out as part of the City of Culture will deliver an unparalleled blend of cultural expression and performance in Limerick throughout 2014 and will showcase the huge and diverse cultural capacity of Limerick Scholarships on offer School of Art Design Repurposed Urban Spaces Interdisciplinary approaches to developing sustainable alternatives for Limerick s urban spaces Cultural Policy Research Identity of a city through visual communications Investigating City of Culture through inclusive user centred fashion and textile design Limerick Lace An investigation of the process and structures of Limerick lace in relation to spaces and communities within Limerick City The role of the Folk Art Archive in contemporary socially engaged art practice with particular reference to Limerick City Curating Contemporary Art Pop Up Printmaking Urban and international print events The modern Prometheus otherness and the body Limerick Triptych A Study of three Limerick painters John Shinnors Gavin Hogg and Michael Canning Contemporary reflections on Irish Society with reference to the cultural values of 18th Century Munster exhibited in Brian Merriman s The Midnight Court School of Business Humanities Festival Food An Investigation into event sustainability at Thomond Park Stadium and their impacts on the local community Develop a City of Culture social media marketing strategy The economic impact of festivals and events during Limerick City of Culture Mapping Limerick City through children s eyes Enhancing Social and cultural capital formation a community based action research project with young single mothers from Limerick regeneration areas Lost and found in Limerick exploring the experiences of immigrants who have made limerick their home Minding the little ones Limerick infants from 1916 to 2014 Golf Tourism An evaluation of the Limerick City of Culture 2014 legacy for sport and physical activity To inform the creation of a digital information hub to enhance participation and promote membership of sports clubs

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  • LIT - BETER
    Community in Limerick Millennium Theatre SPORTS CLUBS SOCIETIES Clubs and Societies Sports Recreation Student Radio Student Union Green Campus LOCATIONS Moylish Clare Street Ennis George s Quay Thurles Clonmel LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ENTERPRISE RESEARCH ENTERPRISE Enterprise Ladder Innovation Vouchers Hartnett EAC National Franchise Centre Enterprise START Market Link Enterprise News Events RESEARCH Research LIT Masters Ph D Research Opportunities Research Centres Postgraduate Courses R D Strategy Shannon ABC European Projects DEVELOPMENT Development Office Industry E U Funding National Development Plan LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie Built Environment Technology Educational Research LIT Research Centres BETER BETER Home Built Environment Technology Educational Research About BETER Built Environment Technology and Educational Research is a research focused group which support s built environment higher education through a research process which will develop understanding engender consensus promote a diversity of praxis and optimise the resources available to Built Environment higher education It is intended that the work of BETER will promote research that informs the development of teaching and learning across the different built environment disciplines Facilitate trans professional integrative educational research with external partners including built environment professional bodies industry governmental agencies the wider society and other third level establishments BETER identified the potential that exists for developing collaboration links between this research group in the Department of the Built Environment in LIT with other research

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  • LIT - CHIMERA
    National Franchise Centre Enterprise START Market Link Enterprise News Events RESEARCH Research LIT Masters Ph D Research Opportunities Research Centres Postgraduate Courses R D Strategy Shannon ABC European Projects DEVELOPMENT Development Office Industry E U Funding National Development Plan LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie CHIMERA LIT Research Centres CHIMERA CHIMERA Home CHIMERA CHemIcal Molecular microbial biotEchnology ReseArch group Introduction The Department of Applied Science offers a range of undergraduate programmes and develops new programmes accordingly to ensure progression routes to the range of research disciplines available and specifically offers a number of modules within the framework or CHIMERA research CHIMERA composes a multidisciplinary group of scientists with demonstrated research excellence in all forms of microbial cell factory research including traditional microbial substrates bacteria yeast and fungi but also in microalgal and cyanobacterial as well as tissue culture and mammalian cell culture technologies AIMS The aim of this CHIMERA research group is to screen microbes bacteria fungi yeast microalgae cyanobacteria etc from varied habitats for bioactive compounds with industrially relevant commercial opportunity The search for novel biologically active compounds which can act as lead compounds for the development is an ongoing process for multinational biotechnological industries One of the most important sources of these novel biologically active compounds or secondary metabolites are microbes For example one of the most important sources of these novel biologically active pharmaceutical compounds or secondary metabolites are fungi which produce a multitude of low molecular weight bioactive compounds The ability of filamentous fungi to assemble an incredibly diverse array of small molecule natural products from simple and ubiquitous precursors belongs to their most remarkable physiological traits Approximately 38 of the 22 000 known bioactive microbial metabolites are of fungal origin Production of newly discovered bioactive compounds will be further investigated by studying their structure and genetic production In this research we intend to identify extract characterise and purify bioactive compounds from microbial life forms fungi yeast microalgae bacteria etc with potential innovative applications which falls within the first of LIT s niche research areas of research Biotechnology and Consumer foods as part of the Institutes research strategy 2025 Specifically this new research area falls directly within the remit of the European Union s new funding programme for research and innovation Horizon 2020 and reflects the ambition to deliver ideas growth and jobs for the future The ideas proposed in this research encapsulate such aims By mining the genomes of microbes we aim to discover new biomolecule leads for industry and establish excellence in microbial research discovery and biotechnology at LIT In summary 1 CHIMERA aims to build on the strengths within SEIT

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  • LIT - GAMES
    Link Enterprise News Events RESEARCH Research LIT Masters Ph D Research Opportunities Research Centres Postgraduate Courses R D Strategy Shannon ABC European Projects DEVELOPMENT Development Office Industry E U Funding National Development Plan LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie GAMES LIT Research Centres GAMES GAMES Home GAMES Games Entertainment Technologies Research Group The Games Entertainment Technologies Research Group comprises of researchers with expertise in Gaming Animation Media Entertainment and Software G A M E S and their research activities will focus on the research needs of digital content producers within the Digital Games Animation and Media industry sectors The core technology research areas will include Design Programming Visual Art and Audio Technical research will be augmented via Business Development Services such as a Digital Games Bureau and Focus Group activities LIT s GAMES Entertainment Technologies Research is contributing to the development of the Entertainment Technology sector in a number of ways and is now focusing on enhancing the scale and nature of that contribution LIT intends to establish a Games Hub at its Thurles Campus with the GAMES Entertainment Technologies Research Group nuturing the development of client companies by providing research solutions in the areas of animation media and software LIT has already committed resources to the Games Hub through its relationship with Thurles Enterprise Centre This Hub will incorporate teaching academic market research enterprise development and networking and will build on an existing reputation developed through

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  • LIT - ACADEmy
    LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ACADEmy LIT Research Centres ACADEmy ACADEmy Home ACADEmy What is ACADEmy ACADEmy the centre for research into Art Curatorial Studies Applied Design and Art and Design Education was officially founded in 2013 Centre status was applied for as part of the three year review of the LIT Strategic Research and Development Areas itself part of the LIT s Research Strategy 2008 2025 In line with LIT s Research Centre and Group Designation Policy a successful application to create a centre for art and design research was made in December 2012 approved by Academic Council in 2013 The foundation of this centre reflects the growing importance of art and design research at LSAD cited in the current LIT Research Strategy as Niche Strategic Research Area four Research Practice in Art and Design Social Science ACADEmy sits within the LSAD Centre for Postgraduate Studies It currently has 30 registered researchers ACADEmy acts as a centre to attract funding to encourage research mobility and also to support and grow LSAD research collaborations In 2014 it was the successful recipient of Creative Europe funding This project Symbols Culture of Death Cultural Life New Audiences and Creations around European Cemeteries is the product of a collaboration between ACADEmy and the Limerick Printmakers in conjunction with the Aviles Municipal Foundation for Culture Spain Maribor Cemetery Slovenia Genoa Municipality Italy Dundee Angus College UK and Communaute de Communes

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  • LIT - European Projects
    Local Government The Irish National Rural Network was set up as part of the Rural Development Programme 2007 2013 and is open to all involved or interested in the implementation of the Irish Programme The two key elements of the work of the network are information gathering and dissemination and the encouragement of networking The Network does this through the commissioning of research and case study reports the holding of an annual conference seminars and forums engagement with the European Network for Rural Development the publication of a quarterly newsletter and the hosting and management of a website and associated social media REMSOB Project Retrofitting Multi Storey Buildings The REMSOB Project Retrofitting Multi Storey Buildings has evolved from the successful CESBEM and HEATPlus projects run by LIT Tipperary It is aimed at Architects surveyors engineers architectural technicians planners and other similar construction professionals both employed and unemployed to facilitate the transfer of knowledge from Germany to Ireland of current best practice and knowledge in relation to the energy efficient refurbishment of multi storey buildings In the context of this programme multi storey buildings are defined as those buildings of three storeys or more The Programme is funded by the European Commission Leonardo da Vinci Programme Fund which is administered by Leargas in Ireland Training will be hosted by KOMZET Germany Centre of Vocational Excellence in Energy Efficiency in Buildings with a special emphasis on retrofitting building physics energy efficiency diffusibility and airtightness ventilation systems and 3D scanning Training will be over a two week period and a total of 60 people will be trained as part of the project in three groups of about 20 each The project has been developed because The Irish White Paper on Sustainable Energy commits to 20 savings in energy consumption by 2020 33 of the public sector The National Energy Efficiency Action Plan 2009 2020 aims to reduce the use of fossil fuels to alleviate fuel poverty through 90 actions including upgrading the energy performance of buildings New Buildings Regulations came into force in July 2010 requiring highly efficient buildings and new Building Regulations in 2013 effectively require Passive House standards all requiring an understanding and knowledge of energy efficient techniques in order to design and manage such projects It is anticipated that future improvements in Building Regulations will move towards a Near Zero Energy standard Significant levels of unemployment within the professional bodies of the construction sector requires personnel to up skill and develop new expertise Energy Rating of Buildings is now a part of the construction sector in Ireland so increased knowledge in the area will be of benefit Upon completing the REMSOB programme participants will Have enhanced their capacity to develop local solutions tailored to the Irish multi storey built environment Have increased their ability to plan a multi storey refit project Have acquired new theoretical knowledge and practical knowledge in energy efficiency building physics and design principles using timber construction techniques in multi storey buildings Have been up skilled so

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  • LIT - About
    Disability Specific Learning Difficulties Exams Flexible Learning Learning Support Library Student Union OTHER SERVICES Accommodation Careers Chaplaincy Counselling Development Office Financial Assistance International Office Millennium Theatre Student Health ONLINE RESOURCES Moodle Print Account Student Email Student Portal Timetables Turn it in LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie CAMPUS LIFE CAMPUS LIFE Academic Calendar News Events Services Accommodation Office Culture Community in Limerick Millennium Theatre SPORTS CLUBS SOCIETIES Clubs and Societies Sports Recreation Student Radio Student Union Green Campus LOCATIONS Moylish Clare Street Ennis George s Quay Thurles Clonmel LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ENTERPRISE RESEARCH ENTERPRISE Enterprise Ladder Innovation Vouchers Hartnett EAC National Franchise Centre Enterprise START Market Link Enterprise News Events RESEARCH Research LIT Masters Ph D Research Opportunities Research Centres Postgraduate Courses R D Strategy Shannon ABC European Projects DEVELOPMENT Development Office Industry E U Funding National Development Plan LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie About LIT LIT About About Home About LIT The Institute has a range of Faculties Schools and Functional Areas Academic Organisation School of Art and Design Faculty of Applied Science Engineering and Technology Faculty of Business and Humanities Functional Area Vice President Academic Affairs and Registrar Academic Quality Academic Calendar Libraries Student Affairs and Administration Quality Assurance Careers Vice President Corporate Services and Capital Development Governing Body

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