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Testimonials & Case Studies

CRANN partners with a wide range of clients across diverse industrial sectors, both nationally and internationally. Engagement modes vary from short targeted projects, addressing an immediate production or product issue, to larger research programmes that integrate into the company's own product development roadmap. The case studies in this section illustrate some of the typical industry interactions that occur at CRANN. 

Intel
"The Advanced Microscopy Laboratory will greatly enhance CRANN’s ability to perform leading edge work in pursuing further miniaturisation of electronic components deep into the nanotechnology era." Leonard Hobbs, Head of Research at Intel Ireland
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Intel
HP
"This partnership with CRANN provides a Platform to grow research activity within HP Ireland." Pat Harnett, R&D Manager, HP Ireland
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HP
MERCK MILLIPORE
"Merck Millipore believes the materials expertise at CRANN, in partnership with our own in-house membrane knowledge, will enable and support new product development at the Merck Millipore site in Cork. " Liz Henderson, Senior Site Director, Merck Millipore, Cork
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MERCK MILLIPORE
Aerogen
"The innovative nanocarrier product will generate a range of opportunities with a view to establishing new partnerships and collaborations between Aerogen and relevant pharmaceutical, medical device and commercial product companies" Alan Hynes, CCAN Executive Director
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Aerogen
SIGMOID PHARMA
"Understanding the interaction between the coating and the underlying SmPill® technology was critical to the development and knowledge of the SmPill® technology and supported Sigmoid in identifying process improvements for consistent manufacturing and scale up. " Dr. Ivan Coulter, CEO, Sigmoid Pharma
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SIGMOID PHARMA
THOMAS SWAN
"We are delighted to be working with CRANN and Trinity College Dublin on such an exciting project... I look forward to developing a scalable production route of true, high purity graphene. " Harry Swan, Managing Director, THOMAS SWAN
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THOMAS SWAN
DePuy
"CRANN has a strong affiliation with DePuy, working on cutting edge technology in the areas of high performance materials and state-of-the-art characterisation technologies that add a lot of value to the development of new products for DePuy. " Dr. Sonia Ramirez-Garcia, DePuy (Ireland)
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DePuy
Eblana Photonics
"Working with the AML team we have been able to develop advanced analysis techniques that support our product life cycle. Also using this facility we have the ability to produce information promptly. " Dr. Brian Kelly, Director of Manufacturing at Eblana Photonics
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Eblana Photonics
ESB
"ESB has identified CRANN as a key partner in providing the infrastructure, advanced characterisation tools and industry experience to support our businesses. " Dr. Fionn Griffin, Chemist, ESB
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ESB
SOLARPRINT
"SolarPrint has developed a strong relationship with CRANN over the last 3 years and have identified CRANN as a key partner with the infrastructure, advanced characterisation tools and know-how available to support us in the development of our Dye-Sensitised Solar Cells (DSSC). " Dr. Mazhar Bari, CTO, SOLARPRINT
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SOLARPRINT
Cellix
"Working with CRANN has enabled Cellix to undertake research to accelerate the development of our next generation of diagnostics platforms. " Vivenne Willams, CEO Cellix Ireland
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Cellix
M/A COM
"The expertise and test facilities at CRANN enabled M/A COM Cork to use Key scientific data to resolve a critical materials performance issue with our vendor, allowing us to meet our manufacturing requirements for a major OEM. " Rick O’Donovan, Principle Engineer at M/A-COM
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M/A COM