Minister Sherlock Opens Cork IT Research Centre
6th June 2014
'CREATE facility will meet the needs of students and staff in the area of advanced therapeutic engineering for many years to come’
Minister for Research & Innovation, Sean Sherlock TD, today officially opened the Centre for Research in Advanced Therapeutic Engineering (CREATE) facility following its completion by BAM Group Ireland for Cork Institute of Technology.
The CREATE facility provides therapeutic solutions in the thematic areas of life sciences, biomedical engineering and photonics. CREATE is a state of the art working environment designed to facilitate multidisciplinary teams of scientists, engineers, students and external collaborators, to maximise the impact of their research and drive economic growth, innovation and job creation.
Speaking at the event, Theo Cullinane, BAM Group Ireland Chief Executive said: “BAM is delighted to complete this state of the art research facility for Cork Institute of Technology. The CREATE facility will meet the needs of students and staff in the area of advanced therapeutic engineering for many years to come. Delivering top quality projects safely and within deadline is a key priority for our team and we have the specialist skills and expertise to deliver world class science and research facilities.”
BAM Group Ireland has an established track record of delivering flagship science & engineering, healthcare, education and PPP projects. The company is currently developing the Clinical Research Facility and Translational Research Facility at NUI Galway, which will facilitate cutting-edge medical research side-by-side with patient care in University Hospital Galway. BAM has also commenced work on the Mercer Institute for Successful Ageing, a centre of excellence and research at St James’s Hospital, Dublin.