The Irish Centre for Composites Research (IComp) was established in 2010 under the EI/IDA Technology Centres initiative. It is hosted by the University of Limerick (UL), working in partnership with University College Dublin (UCD), Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) and NUI Galway (NUIG). IComp is supported by world-class academics and a dedicated team of highly-experienced researchers

IComp is the link between industry and the extensive resources dedicated to composite materials available in Irish third level institutions. Directed by our industry members, IComp’s work is focused on solving technical challenges encountered on a daily basis and supporting research and development activity.

The IComp team is helping to develop knowledge and skills within the Irish composites community enabling it to take advantage of the latest technology and be competitive in the growing global market.



Our mission is to provide innovative solutions to industry and accelerate economic growth in the Irish composites sector.