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 exchanges between our research community and industry. We also support the vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem among our students and staff, and in the region.  Connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

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.
Research Community - click here

Research Community - click here

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

Students & All 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.


  • Research & Innovation

    Research & Innovation PDF (4 KB)

  • Medtech

    Medtech PDF (277 KB)