Tánaiste announces significant backing by Enterprise Ireland for research phase at DPTC

22nd October 2021

Enterprise Ireland to invest €14m in new research programme Competitiveness and sustainability will be important research themes Reductions in energy, water usage and wastewater important to industry’s sustainable development The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, TD, today officially announced significant new investment in the next phase of research at the […]

Paving the way for future dairy collaborations

10th August 2021

Dairy Processing Technology Centre signs Memorandum of Understanding with VistaMilk paving the way for future dairy collaborations A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today 9 August 2021 between the University of Limerick and Teagasc will facilitate two leading dairy research centres – the Dairy Processing Technology Centre and VistaMilk – to exploit synergies and collaborative […]

DPTC secures over half a million euro to support the Irish Dairy Industry

26th July 2021

Following the recent announcement by the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD on 14 July, the DPTC is delighted to announce that they have been awarded €529,129 in funding from the Enterprise Ireland Capital Fund. The funding, which was awarded to three individual DPTC principal investigators, will be used to […]

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 […]

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