Thomond

083_THOMOND_LOGO_REVThe Thomond region is a hub for members based in Clare, Limerick and North Tipperary, representing all sectors of the industry, providing local CPD and networking events for engineers.

Some of the events previously held in the Thomond region include:

  • The 2018 Engineers Ireland Annual Conference – Infrastructure, Industry and Innovation
  • Site visits including the Limerick Gasworks Remediation Project and Ardnacrusha
  • Technical presentations and social events

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IComp awarded €240k to research new space materials

  The Irish Centre for Composites Research (IComp) has been awarded a €240,000 research project with the European Space Agency (ESA), to develop ways to support a more sustainable space environment as well as a more sustainable space industry. The project, called ‘Demisable Bio-Composite Materials’, will develop a new bio-composite material for space applications as part of the ESA’s Clean Space initiative. A key element of the the new 18-month project – led by Dr Walter Stanley, ...

Limerick’s aeronautical engineering graduates flying high

  Author: Dr Ronan O’Higgins, course director BEng Aeronautical Engineering, Department of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Biomedical Engineering, University of Limerick University of Limerick (UL) has a distinguished history of aviation education and training. It has been the leading Irish supplier of graduates for the Irish and international aviation industry for more than two decades. In the Republic of Ireland, UL is unique in offering the only aeronautical engineering programmes ...

MulkearLIFE - delivering catchment-scale river restoration

Author: Ruairí Ó Conchúir, project manager, MulkearLIFE MulkearLIFE is a five year, partnership-based project working on the restoration of the Mulkear River catchment, which forms part of the Lower Shannon Special Area of Conservation (SAC). It is one of the most important integrated catchment management projects in Ireland and a flagship EU co-funded LIFE Nature project with a €1.75 million budget. Inland Fisheries Ireland is the lead partner, working with the Office of Public Works (OPW) ...

Sustainable development in an Irish biomedical facility

  In April 2014, Ethicon Biosurgery, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, announced plans to invest €80 million in a manufacturing facility at the National Technology Park, Limerick. The new facility will manufacture EVARREST Sealant Matrix, a product that rapidly and reliably aids in stopping bleeding during surgery. The existing building was originally built in 2001 by Optech Europe. In 2008, Johnson and Johnson purchased the facility. LEED: Sustainable Development ...

Bridging the knowledge gap towards Near Zero Energy Buildings

  Author: Seamus Hoyne BEng MEng MSc chartered engineer, head of Department for Flexible Learning, Limerick Institute of Technology The skills and knowledge gaps that must be addressed if Ireland is to achieve its targets in relation to near-Zero-Energy Buildings (NZEB) will be the focus of a major conference and training event on 15-16 October. The ‘Better than Best Practice – Skills and Knowledge to Achieve Near-Zero-Energy Building’ conference is being held at the Wood Quay Venue in ...

LIT experiment berths on International Space Station

  Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) has gone where no other Irish institution has gone before. It has landed an experiment on the International Space Station (ISS) that could deliver a breakthrough to successfully growing crops in extreme conditions on earth. The LIT project, which was chosen along with eight other global winners from global research competition Space Florida/NanoRacks ISS Research Competition to be flown to the ISS, will explore over the next month how the ...
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