Prof. Abhay Pandit
Centre Director
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CÚRAM - Centre for Research in Medical Devices - Galway

CÚRAM aims to radically improve health outcomes for patients by developing ‘smart’ medical devices and implants. These devices are developed through collaborations with industry partners and hospital groups, to enable rapid translation to the clinic. 

CÚRAM's research programme focuses on innovative design, assessment and manufacture and is driven by specialist researchers, clinicians and industry partners, ultimately translating research into clinical settings. CÚRAM includes more than 24 industry partners, including Irish companies and multinationals, CÚRAM supports product development and the creation of new spin-out companies.

CÚRAM will position Ireland as the driver in developing medical device technologies that will provide affordable transformative solutions for chronic diseases. The centre will also sustain and strengthen Ireland’s standing as a major global hub for medical device research and development.

Research areas:

  • Biomaterials
  • Drug Delivery
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Device Design
  • Glycoscience

Research performed by:

  • NUI Galway
  • University College Cork
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University of Limerick
  • The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
  • University College Dublin
  • Molecular Medicine Ireland

Funded by:

ESIF          ERDF Logo          SFI