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List of Accredited Research Organisations

The Department provides accreditation to research organisations in order that they may avail of the fast track procedure for admitting Third Country nationals for purposes of undertaking research provided for under the The Third Country Researchers Directive (Council Directive 2005/71/EC).

The following research organisations are currently accredited to issue Hosting Agreements to researchers from Third Countries: 

  1. Accenture Global Solutions Limited
  2. Adama Innovations Ltd
  3. Aphelion Ltd
  4. ARUP
  5. Athlone Institute of Technology
  6. Aylien Ltd
  7. Bantry Marine Research Station (Daithi O’Murchu Marine Research Station)
  8. BD Research Centre Ireland Ltd
  9. Birdwatch Ireland
  10. Blafar Ltd
  11. Brainwave Bank Ltd
  12. Businesspoint Intelligence Solutions Ltd
  13. Cell Stress Discoveries Ltd
  14. Cork Institute of Technology
  15. Crème Software Ltd
  16. Critical Path Institute Limited
  17. CyberColloids Ltd
  18. Dublin City University
  19. Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies
  20. Dundalk Institute of Technology
  21. EirGen Pharma Ltd
  22. EMC Information Systems International
  23. FotoNation (previously Digital Optics)
  24. Fujitsu (Ireland) Ltd.
  25. Galway Clinic Doughiska Limited
  26. Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
  27. Genomics Medicine Ireland Limited
  28. Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation
  29. Global Business Register Limited
  30. Global Oncology Services Ltd
  31. IBM International Holdings - Ireland
  32. Impedans Limited
  33. Institute of Public Health
  34. Institute of Technology Sligo
  35. Institute of Technology, Tralee
  36. Irish Manufacturing Research Limited
  37. Irish Traditional Music Archive
  38. Kimmage Development Studies Centre
  39. Letterkenny Institute of Technology
  40. Limerick Institute of Technology
  41. LM Ericsson Limited
  42. Logitech Ireland Services Ltd
  43. Marine Institute
  44. Maynooth University
  45. Monaghan Biosciences
  46. National Cancer Registry, Ireland
  47. National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training
  48. National University of Ireland Galway
  49. Neuromod Devices Limited
  50. Nokia Bell Labs
  51. Oncomark Limited
  52. ORRECO Ltd.
  53. Pilot Photonics Ltd
  54. ReachOut Ireland CLG
  55. Realtime Technologies Ltd.
  56. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  57. Royal Irish Academy
  58. Sulzer Pump Solutions Ireland Ltd
  59. Superlum Diodes (formerly Advanced Technologies Forwarding T/A Superlum)
  60. T.E. Laboratories
  61. Teagasc
  62. Technological University Dublin
  63. The Economic and Social Research Institute
  64. The Irish College of General Practitioners
  65. TobaccoFree Research Institute Ireland
  66. Trinity College Dublin
  67. United Technologies Research Centre Ireland Ltd.
  68. University College Cork
  69. University College Dublin
  70. University of Limerick
  71. Valitacell Ltd
  72. Waterford Institute of Technology
  73. Xilinx Ireland
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