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Research Centres and Institutes 

DCU has several specialised research centres and hosts others that involve collaborations with other Higher Education Institutions and industry. The research centres generally fall into the scope of DCU's Research and Enterprise Hubs.

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INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY


  • Advanced Research Computing Centre for Complex Systems Modelling (ARC-SYM) – ARC-SYM is a centre of excellence for researchers working in high performance computing (HPC) applied to computational and mathematical models for complex systems in engineering, natural and applied sciences.
  • Entwine – Entwine's mission is to provide a networked platform with a global reach for the provision of services that enable the scalable machine-to-machine communication required to realise a true Internet of Things. Download brochure here.
  • Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce (IC4) – a centre of excellence for innovation and applied research, that accelerates the development and adoption of Cloud technology and show cases Ireland's capabilities in this field. Download brochure here.
  • ADAPT@DCU – ADAPT is a dynamic research centre that combines the world-class expertise of researchers at four universities (TCD, DCU, UCD and DIT) with that of its industry partners to produce ground-breaking digital content and media innovations. Download brochure here.
  • INSIGHT@DCU – Insight is one of the biggest data analytics centres in Europe. It undertakes high-impact research, seeks to derive value from Big Data and provides innovative technology solutions for industry and society by enabling better decision-making.Download brochure here.
  • CONNECT@DCU – The Centre for Future Networks and Communications (CONNECT) is a flagship research centre for communications networking, services, applications and technologies. Its mission is to research, develop and innovate solutions to the communications challenges facing society. New broadband architectures, new cellular technologies and the Internet of Things is at the centre of its work. Download brochure here.
  • IPIC@DCU – The Irish Photonics Integrations Centre focuses on developing new light-enabled technologies. Photonics is a key enabling technology that underpins the internet and affects diverse industries such as medical devices, renewable energy, manufacturing and environmental monitoring.Download brochure here.
  • LERO@DCU: The Irish Software Research Centre (LERO) brings together leading software teams from universities and institutes of technology in a co-ordinated centre of research excellence with a strong industry focus.Download brochure here

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