As an institution of enterprise, research and learning, we foster strategic global engagement through partnerships, research networks, and other collaborative activities between NUI Galway and partners around the world. 

NUI Galway has a world class reputation for research excellence, the University is committed to instigating and nurturing business and research partnerships through the wide range of services and facilities. We recognise academic excellence whilst also operating in a business capacity to continuously develop the services it offers to students, staff, business and the local community.


Supports for Industry

The Innovation Office is a great resource for Industry. Building relationships, partnerships and trust between Industry and Academia is of utmost importance to NUI Galway and one which can be of mutual benefit to both parties especially when it can lead to commercial successes.

The Innovation Office also provide expert business advice and mentoring to companies engaged with us. As well as this we offer support to partners seeking funding and organise training workshops and seminars. 

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Supports for Researchers

We provide the expertise that Researchers may need on their journey to commercialisation. This includes supports ranging from protecting your intellectual property and sourcing funding to assisting in the development and of your business concept and plan.  

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Business Innovation Centre

NUI Galway's Business Innovation Centre is at the heart of our university's innovation ecosystem.  It helps to develop, scale and grow the start-up community on campus and in our region.

The Business Innovation Centre is home to numerous companies which have spun out of our research activity and many more start-ups which have spun in to collaborate and engage with our research community.

With three locations across campus, we provide extensive laboratories, wet-labs, dedicated offices, co-working spaces and research infrastructure. Through a programme of supports designed for ambitious start-ups, the Innovation Office team members offer mentoring, business development guidance, commercial and IP guidance - as well as access to research expertise and collaboration.

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Ignite West Consortium

NUI Galway's Innovation Office partners with Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, the Institute of Technology, Sligo and Letterkenny Institute of Technology to form the Ignite West Consortium. Joint initiatives and open communication enable a better service offering to our academic community as well as our Industrial partners.

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Career Development Centre

The Career Development Centre plays a significant role in supporting employers interested in recruiting NUI Galway students for graduate jobs, placements and internships. We aim to create mutually beneficial links with employers both national and international. As the primary point of contact for employers at NUI Galway we offer an excellent range of profile raising events and services tailored to employers graduate recruitment and placement needs, including jobs fairs, vacancy advertising, class/discipline specific presentations and on campus interview facilities. If you are an SME seeking one graduate, a large multinational seeking 100's of graduates or anything in between - you are important to us and we can help!

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Work with Us

If you are looking for a dynamic and rewarding career, talk to us about the many ways you can contribute to the exciting learning, teaching and research that takes place on campus. If you represent an employer who would be interested in providing work placement opportunities or would like to advertise job vacancies please click here.

Supply to NUI Galway

NUI Galway is committed to achieving the best value for money when buying goods and services.  This is done in a number of ways including seeking quotations, competitive tendering, collaborating with other Public Sector Organisations, and adopting suitable Government contracts where available.

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