About us

Smart Manufacturing Research Centre

Welcome to Confirm

SFI Research Centre for Smart Manufacturing

The Centre benefits from the expertise across 8 core research performing organisations in Ireland and 16 international collaborations. Confirm Centre has 42 Industry partners across MNC and SME sectors including; Johnson & Johnson, Analog Devices, Action Point, Modular Automation, SL Controls, United Technologies Research Centre Ireland, KUKA, Medtronic and many others.

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Million in Funding
Industry Partners
International Collaborators
Our  Objectives

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Research to develop future smart manufacturing technologies.


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


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

At A Glance

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  • €47 million funding
  • 36 investigators
  • 42 industry partners
  • 8 core research performing organisations
  • 16 international collaborators
  • 8 national research and technology centres

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