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MTI - Meat Technology Ireland

What is MTI

Meat Technology Ireland (MTI) is an industry-led initiative that will build a strategic research and innovation base in beef and sheep meat processing in Ireland. The Centre is a ‘one-stop shop’ for meat processing research and technology, serving as a hub to co-ordinate all beef and sheep meat processing research needs. Meat Technology Ireland is an 8.1 million five-year research and innovation programme, developed by industry and co-funded by Enterprise Ireland and a consortium of nine beef and sheepmeat processing companies. The companies behind the initiative are ABP Ireland, Ashbourne Meat Processors, Dawn Meats
Group, Dunbia (Ireland), Hilton Foods Ireland, Irish Country Meats, Kepak Group, Liffey Meats, and Slaney Foods International.


• Genomic predictions
• Meat tenderness management
• Meat safety and shelf life extension
• Meat characterisation technologies
• Meat and health
• Future market opportunities

Research performed by:

• Teagasc
• Technological University Dublin
• University College Cork
• Irish Cattle Breeders Federation
• Dublin City University
• University College Dublin

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