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Innovation Hub - iHub Mayo

at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

The Innovation in Business Centre (IiBC) at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology Dublin Road Campus, is a strategic resource for new start-up companies. The IiBC supports the development of new enterprises in the region by providing incubation space and business development supports for the nurturing of new ideas and the commercialisation of applied research. It is another step in GMIT's innovative approach towards facilitating learning and economic development in the Mayo region.

We also operate an iHub at the GMIT Galway Campus

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Name and Mailing address
Name: Innovation Hub - iHub Mayo Web-site: Innovation Hub - iHub Mayo
Street: GMIT Mayo Campus
Westport Road

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City: F23 X853, Castlebar Phone/Fax: +353(94)9025700 / +353(94)9025757
Country: Ireland Networks:       
Communication & Contact
  George McCourt
GMIT Head od Innovation & Enerprise ...

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  Maria Staunton
Innovation Hub Manager

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  Tony O`Kelly
New Frontiers Manager

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Technology Incubator Services

Office & Other Services
Virtual Office (office address for clients)

Office rooms for short term rent (per day / week)
Workspace (desk) for rent (by hour / day / week / month))
Internet Access (high speed) / ICT services
Printer, copier. etc.

Incubation Program
Incubation program (on-site)
Mentoring / coaching

Networks & Synergy
Business Plan Competitions
Network with other Program Clients
Network with industry partners
The goals of the Technology Incubator: Specific Target Groups:
Develop profitable companies
Commercialize research
Create jobs
Raise awareness of entrepreneurship
Raise awareness of innovation
Create companies that generate export revenue
Attract companies from other countries
All (no specific target group focus)
Type of IncubatorType of OrganizationFinancial Model
Technology Business Incubator

Mixed use / without technological focus
Public sector
Technology Incubator Data              Year incubator opened: 2005Year (statistic): 2016
Rental SpaceClient FirmsOn-site clients that at the same time are tenants of your incubator / parkOff-site clients that use your services without being tenants of your incubator or park
total sq.m. available in incubatorTotal number of clients servedTotal number of cleints served since beginning of incubator operation. Only clients that have been advised regarding business start-up (not, for example, counting participnats of trainings, seminars, etc).
sq.m used for incubator services/administrationNumber of client firmsNumber of client firms at this time in on-site or off-site incubation program repsectively.
sq.m. rented by client firmsNumber of employees in client firms
Incubator Staff
number of staff working in management / services
Business areas of client companies
- Agriculture, Forestry, Agro-technologies (fertilizers, agro chemicals)
- Automation, Process Technologies
- Aquaculture (fish farming)
- Business services (accounting, bookkeeping, financial, legal, marketing, advertisement, training)
- Business Services, technical (consulting, engineering, manufacturing, testing services, training)
- Chemistry (analysis, technologies, services)
- Creative Technologies (art, design, music, photography, computer graphics, graphic design)
- Environmental Technologies / Clean technologies
- Energy Renewable (bio fuel, solar technologies, energy saving technologies)
- Equipment (production of apparatus, measurement, instrumentation)
- Food technologies (bakery, food processing)
- Health, hygiene
- ICT Information and Communication Technologies
- Internet related technologies (e-commerce, e-marketing, e-learning, content provision & management, publishing, website development, VOIP)
- Marine research & technology, energy offshore oil/gas technology
- Media, Multimedia (film, animation, TV, audiovisual, video)
- Medicine (diagnostics, therapy - not pharmaceutical)
- Microelectronic (hardware production, computer hardware, wireless technologies)
- Molecular biology, gene technology, cell therapy, immunology
- Nanotechnology
- Optical Technologies, Opto-electronics, Laser
- Pharmaceuticals (drugs)
- Recycling, Waste Treatment
- Sensors
- Software development (CAD/CAM , IT Business Solutions)
- Telecommunications
- Tourism
Last Updated
March 15, 2017