Search

09 Dec 2021

Waterford IT research centre and Boston Scientific Clonmel celebrating 'excellent achievement'

WIT's SEAM Research Centre  receiving the award

WIT's SEAM Research Centre receiving the award

Waterford Institute of Technology's SEAM (South Eastern Applied Materials) Research Centre, which is based in the School of Engineering at the college, has won the Industry Research Partnership of the Year Award with Boston Scientific Clonmel at the IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards 2020.

The awards ceremony was held in Citywest, Dublin, with SEAM up against Wyeth Nutrition.

This IMR award category recognises the achievements of outstanding contribution to industry research through partnerships between companies and/or academic institutions. The award honours research and innovation partners and companies, who have collaborated to create new products, service or formulations and have demonstrated innovation within the last 12 months.

“We are very pleased to win this Industry Research Partnership award as it recognises our ability to build strong relationships  with industries and carry out applied research that fosters innovation, jobs and economic growth," said SEAM Research Centre director Dr Ramesh Raghavendra. 

"This particular award acknowledges our good working relationship with Boston Scientific Clonmel and collaborative nature of research in the area of additive manufacturing (3D printing) that had huge positive impacts for both organisations.”

Boston Scientific Clonmel R&D senior manager Kevin O’Riordan also praised the “excellent achievement."

Previously, SEAM has won a prestigious Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) award under the industrial consultancy category and was also a KTI finalist under industrial collaborative research with Sulzer in 2016 and with Boston Clonmel, Schivo and Lisnabrin in 2018.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.