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The research being conducted in the Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CÚRAM) is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and Science Foundation Ireland under Ireland’s European Structural and Investment Fund. 

CÚRAM aims to develop affordable, innovative and transformative device-based solutions to treat global chronic diseases. 

Key Objectives: 

  • Establish a world-leading Irish Medical Device R&D Centre to improve and enhance traditional medical devices and develop the next generation of medical implants, cell and drug device combination products to address unmet clinical needs 
  • Partner with local SMEs and multinational medical device and pharmaceutical companies to create new employment opportunities
  • Create training in medical device research and clinical application for academia, industry and clinicians
  • Develop Intellectual Property with commercial and clinical relevance and with licensing and spin-out potential 

Results:   ‌
CÚRAM is generating outputs and results under three main headings: Scientific ExcellenceIndustry Engagement and Education and Public Engagement.