Midlands Innovation & Research Centre


The Midlands Innovation and Research Centre was established by Athlone Institute of Technology as a converging hub for innovation, research and enterprise in the Midlands.

The MIRC provides incubation facilities for innovative and knowledge-based enterprise, an enterprise programme for entrepreneurs and start-ups, and makes available the resources and expertise of the Institute to support client companies.

The MIRC assists and advises entrepreneurs and client companies - and provides access to its enterprise network - at every stage of a project’s development.

The MIRC works in partnership with Enterprise Ireland.

Whether you are a prospective entrepreneur, a start-up, an existing company committed to ongoing innovation or an academic interested in commercialising your research, the MIRC is open to you.

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New Frontiers Enterprise
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Frank Ryan: Be in Business in Ireland

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