Innovation through Robotics

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Organisation profile

IMR is Ireland's leading independent research and technology organisation, RTO. All Irish Manufacturing Research’s projects focus on translational innovation projects, in collaboration with industry, to demystify, de-risk and deliver emerging concepts, processes and technologies.

Training aim

On successful completion of this course participants will be able to identify and evaluate deployment opportunities for robotics and automation in their organization.

Learning objectives

Understand the benefits 3D vision, adaptive assembly & what collaborative robots bring to your application.

•            Understand the environmental, health & safety requirements.

•            Be able to effectively discuss automation with technical colleagues.

•            Gain knowledge of the standards & requirements of a risk assessment.

•            Learn the practical knowledge of robot applications.

Course outline

Online blended with Instructor learning, including:

•            Live and interactive virtual classroom sessions

•            Instructor support and feedback

•            Explainer videos

•            Self paced eLearning

•            Discussion, networking and online activities

Trainer's profile

See web site for full profiles.

Ken Horan

Philip Long



Adrian Hovenden

Course duration

37 hours

Assessment & certification


Who should attend

Manufacturing process engineers, project managers interested in sensor technology deployment.


This course has won the Brandon Hall Group Bronze international award for excellence in the “Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for External Training” category for 2022.