Welcome to the
Innovation Office at NUI Galway

The Innovation Office at NUI Galway is the knowledge-transfer and entrepreneurial hub for the University.

We drive impact by supporting collaborations and exchange between our research community and industry.  We also support the vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem among our students and staff, and in the region.

Our focus is on the benefits to society and the economy which will come from the innovations that are seeded, researched, developed and implemented right now.

Ecosystem & Impact - click for more

Ecosystem & Impact - click for more

Galway and the west of Ireland is a thriving and dynamic place for enterprise and entrepreneurs. With a student population of over 18,000 and immense research outputs, our University plays a crucial role in underpinning this ecosystem. The region is recognised internationally as a hot-spot for sectors including med-tech, ICT, marine and creative industries.

Innovation Centre - click for more

Innovation Centre - click for more

NUI Galway's Business Innovation Centre and the wider campus is home to over 50 companies. Through the Centre, the University provides business supports and excellent facilities including labs and co-working spaces. This community of entrepreneurs are creating jobs and attracting investment.

Industry & Partners - click here

Industry & Partners - click here

We enable access to expertise, technologies and facilities on our campus.
Researchers - click here

Researchers - click here

We work with the research community to maximise the impact of their innovations and expertise.
Students & Staff  - click here

Students & Staff - click here

We support innovative ideas and entrepreneurship.
Entrepreneurs  - click here

Entrepreneurs - click here

NUI Galway has pioneering programmes for entrepreneurs to create high-growth ventures.


  • Collaborate With Us

    Collaborate With Us PDF (14 KB)

  • Research & Innovation

    Research & Innovation PDF (48 KB)

  • Medtech

    Medtech PDF (277 KB)