Science Foundation Ireland

AMBER delivers a unique, integrated capability for materials research

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AMBER are world leading researchers in materials and bioengineering science

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AMBER are leaders of advanced materials and bioengineering research

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AMBER have dedicated researchers achieving scientific excellence

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Who we are Advancing Materials
for Impact

AMBER is the SFI Centre for Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research. The Centre brings a multidisciplinary partnership between leading academics in Advanced Materials Science, BioEngineering and Industry. Working collaboratively we develop new materials and devices for the ICT, medical devices, energy and sustainable industrial technology sectors.

Today society is faced with many technological and environmental challenges from sustainability and reducing their carbon footprint to next generation personalised healthcare. By partnering with highly specialist Research faculties across Ireland, AMBER brings excellence in advanced research, innovation and knowledge from multiple industry sector projects to our collaborative partners, industry and society at a national and global level.

AMBER is hosted by Trinity College Dublin, in partnership with CRANN (Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices) and the Trinity Centre for Biomedical Engineering, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, University College Cork, NUI Galway, Dublin City University, Tyndall National Institute, University of Limerick, University College Dublin and the Technological University of the Shannon: Midland West.

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Our Partners

AMBER is hosted by Trinity College Dublin, in partnership with CRANN (Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices), Trinity Centre for Biomedical Engineering and RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences.

In collaboration with University College Cork, NUI Galway, Dublin City University, Tyndall National Institute, University of Limerick, University College Dublin and the Technological University of the Shannon:
Midland West.




Leading Academics

24

European Research council awardees

9

ERC awardees under the AMBER Materials for Health theme

€50m

In competitively won international research funding

52

industry partners

32

License agreements

94

Patents

154

Invention disclosures

6th

In the world for Materials Science peer reviewed publications

110

Industry projects

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LABEL Our Story

With a total employment of 1116 staff, during the first phase of the centre (2013-2019), AMBER generated 14,279 jobs nationwide in sectors such as biomedicine, pharmaceutical, energy and ICT. During this time, for every €1 invested, AMBER has helped the Irish economy to grow by €5. Now in our second phase (2019-2025) will grow the Centre’s world leading academic and industry orientated materials science research in critical and emerging sectors of the economy, such as ICT, MedTech, manufacturing technologies and energy.

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Collaborate with AMBER

AMBER has a strong emphasis on linking industry to international and national research programmes. Central to AMBER’s research remit are collaborative projects performed with industry partners.

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