About us

CONFIRM has 8 key research competencies in Smart Manufacturing:

  • Data analytics
  • Product & process control
  • Enterprise modelling & simulation
  • Software systems
  • Network systems & IoT
  • Sensors
  • Robotics & controls
  • Materials processing
CONFIRM believes in creating a community of practice where industry, researchers, and the general public can learn about smart manufacturing and industry 4.0. Find out more about our education and training. We have an extensive researcher network that spans 9 research partner institutes. Across our partner institutes, we have an array of cutting-edge equipment to enable industries’ transformation towards becoming world-leaders in Smart Manufacturing. To date, CONFIRM has secured €45M in funding with over 100 industry partners engaged. CONFIRM is based in Limerick, Ireland which is based in the Mid-West region of Ireland. The Mid-West region is home to over 100 overseas companies many of which have manufacturing facilities. In addition, we are situated in proximity to an international airport and various motorways making CONFIRM easily accessible for national and international businesses.
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€45M

IN FUNDING

39

INVESTIGATORS

100+

INDUSTRY PARTNERS

9

RESEARCHER PARTNERS

Our  Objectives

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research

Research to develop future smart manufacturing technologies.

Engage

Talent & engaged public promote positive perception of manufacturing in Ireland.

Community

Community of practice to embrace the 4th Industrial revolution together.

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At A Glance

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  • €45 million funding
  • 39 investigators
  • 100 industry partners engaged
  • 8 core research performing organisation
  • 16 international collaborators
  • 9 national research and technology centres
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