EU Commission visit to the PEM Technology Gateway in Sligo

The Northern and Western Regional Assembly hosted colleagues from The Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy at the PEM Technology Gateway in Sligo to review progress under the EU co funded Technology Gateway Scheme.

The Technology Gateway Scheme is co-funded by the Government of Ireland  and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Northern & Western Regional Programme, the Gateway has been hosted at the Institute of Technology Sligo (now ATU Sligo) since 2016, providing a gateway for industry into ATU Sligo, enabling access to the right academic expertise for their needs.

The Precision Engineering and Manufacturing (PEM) Technology Gateway in Sligo is part of the Atlantic Technological University (ATU) Engineering department of the Sligo campus.

The PEM Technology Gateway has developed the expertise in precision engineering, design for manufacture (DFM), design for assembly (DFA), mechanical engineering, materials science, micro-machining, polymer processing, rapid prototyping, general manufacturing process control and statistical process analysis.

The Gateway works with companies, across a range of sectors on projects that help solve technical challenges they are experiencing or innovation they want to exploit. They provide technology solutions that allow companies to develop new products, processes, or services by leveraging the research expertise available to us through ATU Sligo.

PEM provides engineering and technical solutions along with process improvements across the full product lifecycle, with specialisation in product design and development in the engineering and manufacturing sectors.

Click on the link to learn more about the PEM Technology Gateway.