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MiCRA Karl Crowley
Karl Crowley
MiCRA Gateway Manager
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MiCRA - Microsensors for Clinical Research and Analysis - Dublin

MiCRA is an award winning Technology Gateway located in the Institute of Technology, Tallaght. The Gateway was established, through funding from Enterprise Ireland, to enable Industry access to the skills, expertise and facilities available in ITT Dublin of relevance to the biodiagnostics sectors in Ireland. We are also a member of the Pharmaceutical ManufactuingTechnology Centre (PMTC).

MiCRA a sister centre and commercialisation arm of CREATE which focussed on fundamental research into next generation electrochemical materials.

MiCRA has a proven track record of successfully delivering commercially viable research and providing near to market technical solutions for Irish Industry in the following areas:

  • Medical and veterinary diagnostics
  • Food safety
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Pharmaceutical process control.

Research Themes
  • Sensor prototyping and manufacturing
  • Materials development and characterisation
  • Immunossay platform development
  • Enzyme biosensors for human & animal health care
  • Biosensors for the rapid and sensitive detection of bacteria

Fergal Lawless, Gateway Manager, MiCRA

Find out more about the Technology Gateways Programme.