Dr Norah Patten, Irish Centre for Composites Research, UL

Building an Innovation Ecosystem - Aeronautical Engineering

Sunday, 10th March 2013

Dr Norah Patten, space enthusiast, aeronautical engineering graduate and University of Limerick researcher. As part of the team at the Irish Centre for Composites Research (IComp), Dr Patten is focused on solving industrial problems and transforming fundamental research into the creation of jobs and the advancement of the Irish composite materials industry. The University of Limerick excels in translational research - focused on delivering real impact for Irish industry. The Irish Centre for Composites Research (IComp) hosted by UL aims to transform Irish participation in this multi-billion euro global industry. Our multidisciplinary teams of scientists and engineers deliver solutions which are changing the face of aerospace, automotive, renewable energy generation and construction sectors.  IComp was established under the Technology Centre initiative of Enterprise Ireland and the IDA.


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