TSSG Liam Fitzgerald
Liam Fitzgerald
ICS Technology Manager
 +353 (0)51 302 920

Walton- Institute for Information and Communication Systems Science

ICS Technology Gateway at Walton Institute

The ICS (Information and Communication Systems) Technology Gateway at Walton Institute, South East Technological University (SETU) gives industry access to cutting-edge knowledge and solutions in advanced ICT software assisting companies in the transformation of an idea through to a reality.  

Walton Institute is a cornerstone of ICT research and development activity in Ireland since 1996 undertaking cutting edge research blending fundamental science with real world commercial applications. Walton’s aim is to investigate futuristic next-generation technologies, to verify their capabilities and applicability for today’s society, and to work in collaboration with industry to ensure their commercialisation. The ICS Technology Gateway is an advanced software R&D organization, with particular expertise in communications services, immersive technologies, artificial intelligence and machine learning, data analytics, future networks, digital platforms and internet of things, whose role is to deliver software technology solutions through collaboration on projects which are close to the market needs of the Irish industry. The ICS Technology Gateway Programme is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union through the ERDF Southern, Eastern & Midland Regional Programme 2021-27.


The ICS Technology Gateway has expertise in the following areas:

  • Digital / Cloud Platforms, Content and Applications
  • Data Analytics, Management, Security and Privacy
  • Immersive Technologies (AR & VR)
  • Future Networks, Communications and Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Quantum and satellite communication
  • Mobile application development
  • Electronic textiles and smart materials


Hosted by: South East Technological University (SETU)


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