Irish Manufacturing Research

Positioning Ireland as global leaders in Advanced Manufacturing

Irish Manufacturing Research

Positioning Ireland as global leaders in Advanced Manufacturing

Irish Manufacturing Research at a Glance


Companies Engaged through Industrial Network


Multi-Disciplined Researchers


Number of years experience in Manufacturing

“Static Hydro Energy (SHE) Ltd is an Irish company involved in the utilization of waste compressed air. Our completed prototype demonstrated how waste compressed air could be used to generate electricity in a novel and unique way. However, we did not possess any hard data pertaining to the availability of waste compressed air in Ireland. Following a recommendation from Enterprise Ireland, we approached Irish Manufacturing Research seeking their assistance. Using the well-established skill set, IMR have, in effect, acted as a “one stop shop” for us. From the onset, their total commitment was both a surprise and a pleasure to witness. IMR’s level of engagement and enthusiasm for our project instilled an increased confidence in our team.”

Owen Mc Elroy, MD


“GreenMode Methods ® allowed us to understand our factories consumption to a level we did not think possible. It gave us a detailed insight into our product systems and more importantly pointed to where we could improve by changing equipment consumption behaviours through appropriate risk analysis. In addition, it allowed us to engage our supply chain for further improvements”

Dr. Niall Aughney

“As one of the founding members of ICMR, now part of Advanced Manufacturing Ireland initiative, Pfizer has been instrumental in helping shape and inform the research themes and in particular has played a key role in informing and piloting solutions to maintain this leading workforce performance through the Tacit Knowledge research program. At the Grangecastle biopharmaceutical manufacturing site, we have piloted the Workplace Knowledge System (WKS), a user-focused platform for the sharing of tacit formal knowledge in an enterprise environment. Results to date have been exceedingly positive in terms of both user feedback and impacts on Key Performance Indicators through faster and easier access to knowledge”.

Pat Field, Network Performance Leader


Latest Articles

Data Analytics on a Manufacturing Site – IMR Network Day

  Irish Manufacturing Research held their 1st Network day of 2018 on the 19th of April, over 40 people attended the "Data Analytics" event hosted by Joe Devlin and the team at Boston Scientific, Cork.  Our network day offers peer to peer engagement and the...

Effra announce Joaquim Menezes as new chairman-elect

IMR Welcomes New Chairman-Elect to EFFRA Role Joaquim Menezes has been appointed Chairman of the EFFRA (European Factories of the Future Research Association), the largest PPP in the European research landscape.  Mr. Menezes was ratified at the recent EFFRA General...

National Steering Committee Cobotics Meeting

Pilz Ireland recently opened their state-of-the-art facility which coincided with the 20th anniversary of the company’s presence in Ireland. The new three storey 2,500 sqm facility is located next to the existing Pilz Ireland building and doubles the capacity of the...

IMR Welcome Minister Pat Breen

Irish Manufacturing Research was delighted to welcome Pat Breen Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection and Akhilesh Krishnan, Global Supply Manager Tesla, Tom Kelly Enterprise Ireland and Pat Beirne CEO Mergon,...

Network Day Announced

Irish Manufacturing Research Members Network Day will be hosted in Boston Scientific Cork on the 19th April.  The day will include Guest Speakers and presentations from IMR Research team and Boston Scientific. The main theme focus will be on Data Analytics on a...