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Prof. Abhay Pandit
Centre Director
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CURAM SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices - Galway

What is CÚRAM

CÚRAM aims to radically improve health outcomes for patients by developing ‘smart’ medical devices and implants. CÚRAM positions Ireland as the driver in developing medical device technologies that will provide affordable transformative solutions for chronic diseases. The Centre strengthens Ireland’s standing as a major global hub for medical device research and development. It develops these devices through collaborations with industry partners and hospital groups to enable their rapid translation to clinics.

CÚRAM’s research programme focuses on innovative design, assessment and manufacture of medical devices and is driven by specialist researchers, clinicians and industry partners, ultimately translating research into clinical settings. CÚRAM includes more than 45 industry partners, including Irish companies and multinationals. CÚRAM also supports product development and the creation of spin-out companies.


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

Research performed by:

• National University of Ireland Galway
• University College Dublin
• University College Cork
• Trinity College Dublin
• RCSI, University of Medicine & Health Sciences
• Dublin City University
• University of Limerick
• Athlone Institute of Technology
• National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training

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