Dr Anne Marie Henihan appointed as new Centre Director

6th July 2021

Dr Anne Marie Henihan, has been appointed as the new Centre Director of Dairy Processing Technology Centre (DPTC), the Enterprise Ireland Technology Centre hosted at the University of Limerick.  The DPTC is an industry-academic collaboration with a research agenda in dairy processing and innovation, driven by the long-term growth opportunities in the dairy sector. Dr […]

Technology Centres end of year report 2020

5th February 2021

Technology Centres played a pivotal role in Ireland’s fight against Covid-19 – Eight centres bridge gap between research and industry Technology Centres played a pivotal role in Ireland’s fight against Covid-19 during last year, according to their end of year report. The Technology Centre programme is a joint initiative between Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland.  […]

DPTC Funding Update

29th January 2021

February 2021 – Find out about all Competitive Funding Updates and Opportunities https://mailchi.mp/cb916f4138c5/dptc-february-funding-update

CareerFIT Plus is now open

16th September 2020

Enterprise Ireland is pleased to announce the second and final Call for Proposals for the Career Development Fellowship in the National Technology Centre and Technology Gateway Programme. Unique career development opportunity for researchers interested in working in the Dairy Processing Industry include: 36 month contract with one of our associated Research Performing Organisations, including secondment […]

DPTC Alumni Publication in Foods Journal

29th July 2020

Congratulations to Puneet Parmar – a DPTC Alumni based in Teagasc – who’s paper entitled “The effect of Compositional Changes due to Seasonal variation on Milk Density and the Determination of Season- Based Density Conversion factors for use in the Dairy industry” has been published in Foods Journal (impact factor 4.092), resulting from his DPTC […]

Success by DPTC on EI Capital Equipment Call

24th June 2020

Diarmuid Sheehan (Teagasc) and team were successful in their bid for ~€248k in funding for a Cheese Functionality Suite. The suite is an integrated combination of key equipment which will facilitate the Irish cheese industry to evaluate, characterise and  demonstrate to international customers the functional characteristics of Irish cheeses produced for export markets where specific […]

Happy Easter

9th April 2020

The DPTC Operations Team (ISU) would like to wish you and your family a very happy Easter. Please stay safe at home over the holiday period and follow HSE guidelines at all times. Our remote offices will be closed between 10th April and 13th April and re-open at 0900hrs on 14th April.

DPTC Career-FIT PLUS evaluation success

7th April 2020

DPTC are delighted to have been advised that 8 candidates passed the evaluation process and are included in the list of successful proposals for Career-FIT PLUS Fellowships.  Career-FIT PLUS is a trans-national scheme, co-funded by Enterprise Ireland and the European Union, which offers an opportunity for experienced researchers worldwide to develop their careers in market-focused […]

48th Annual Food Science and Technology Conference will be hosted by UL and IFSTI

5th November 2019

Registration: All interested parties can register at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/48th-annual-food-science-and-technology-conference-tickets-79698663849 University of Limerick and the Institute of Food Science and Technology of Ireland (IFSTI) are delighted to announce the 48th Annual Food Science and Technology Conference on 16 December 2019. The primary purpose of the conference is assisting the professional development of young food scientists by providing […]

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