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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July1

Round 2 Grant Award Funding Call Open for Renewable Engine Industry Partners

Renewable Engine has officially opened the call for the second round of grant award funding for industry partners who are actively involved in collaborative partnerships with the project research institutions.  Industry partners that are part of the Renewable Engine Project are eligible to progress to receive financial support provided through the project grants via a … Continued

June20

Renewable Engine PhD Researcher Presents at the Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium

Zara Shiels, PhD student at South West College, has presented her work at the Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium held at TU Dublin.  Zara’s work is focused on the ionic liquid-assisted synthesis of nanocatalysts for the direct conversion of carbon dioxide (CO2) to hydrocarbons. Working alongside academics at both South West College and Queen’s University … Continued

May15

Renewable Engine at All-Energy 2019

Renewable Engine has exhibited and presented at the newly launched Research Hub at All-Energy within the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, Scotland.  The Research Hub has been developed to showcase some of the high-level research & innovation projects that are being carried out in the Renewable Energy sector across the UK and Ireland. Renewable … Continued

April18

Award for Renewable Engine PhD Researcher at Environ 2019

Renewable Engine PhD Researcher Sean O’Connor has been awarded the ESAI Best Poster Presentation prize at Environ 2019.  Sean, a researcher at the Institute of Technology Sligo and working alongside Organic Power in Northern Ireland, is focusing his work on the development of novel anaerobic digestion technology. Sean’s research centres on the area of small-scale … Continued

March27

Renewable Engine in Pittsburgh USA

A cohort of staff from the Renewable Engine project has spent a week visiting Pittsburgh, USA, with the aim of developing relationships, identifying opportunities for collaboration and speaking at the renowned Energy Week held at Carnegie Mellon University.  Dr Alistair Quinn, Dr John Harrison (both South West College), Prof Suresh Pillai (IT Sligo), Dr Mark … Continued

February28

World Sustainable Energy Days 2019

Dr Ehiaze Ehimen, Research & Innovation Co-ordinator at IT Sligo with the Renewable Engine project, has presented a paper on small-scale anaerobic digestion (SSAD) at the World Sustainability Energy Days (WSED) conference, held in Wels, Austria.  The WSED conference connects people from business, the public sector and research and empowers them to embrace a cultural … Continued

January17

National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference 2019

Renewable Engine had a successful day at the National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference held in Dublin, Ireland.  Dr Alistair Quinn, Programme Manager at South West College, presented the project to the audience at the co-located National Sustainability Summit.  He was able to give an academic perspective to collaborating with industry through Renewable Engine and … Continued

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