Renewable Engine is an exciting cross-border Research & Innovation project aimed at facilitating direct knowledge transfer and technology development within the Advanced Manufacturing and Renewable Energy sectors.

Research themes focus on Energy Generation, Energy Storage and Innovative Enabling Technologies.

The project delivers dedicated research support to industry, bridging the innovation gap typically observed between academic and commercial entities.

The project is supported by the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB), with match funding provided by the Department for the Economy (Northern Ireland) and Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (Republic of Ireland).

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July3

Renewable Engine PhD Researchers contribute to PPE Production

With a global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) to fight against COVID-19, a call for support was put out by Sligo University Hospital and the Health Service Executive Ireland. On responding to the request, a team of volunteers at the Institute of Technology Sligo set up a mini production line to manufacture face shields … Continued

June5

Renewable Engine PhD Student Enhances Entrepreneurial Skills

Renewable Engine PhD student Zara Shiels recently enhanced her entrepreneurial skills and knowledge by completing a virtual ‘Science Entrepreneur Experience’ delivered by Spin Up Science in May 2020. Spin Up Science – who specialise in teaching PhD students and post-doctoral researchers the pathway to commercialising a research idea into a fully-fledged company – delivered the course … Continued

It's International Women in Engineering Day! Our female staff and researchers continue to break down barriers and help #ShapeTheWorld

We hope that projects like ours will continue to make the profession more inclusive to attract and retain even more world-shapers.

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