News & Events

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 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 […]

Career Opportunities in Cheese Research

31st October 2019

There is an exciting opportunity for an experienced researcher to work on a number of target projects in the area of Cheese Research. The position will be funded through the Career-FIT PLUS programme, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND. Selected applicants will prepare a submission in conjunction with the academic mentor, Dr J.J. Sheehan, and specific […]

Congrats to Bhavya

3rd October 2019

Congratulations to Dr Bhavya Panikuttitra who just successfully completed her PhD under the supervision of Prof Colm O’Donnell, UCD. She is currently working as a researcher with Teagasc, Moorepark. Picture shows Bhavya with Prof O’Donnell (right) and Viva external assessor – Jayendra Maamcharla, Associate Prof of Food Science at Kansas State University. Congratulations Bhavya and […]

Great Opportunities for Dairy Researchers

2nd October 2019

Career-FIT PLUS, recently launched by Enterprise Ireland, aims to attract international experienced researchers to Ireland.  DPTC is delighted to be part of the programme, which aims to enhance the training and career opportunities of recruited fellows though individually driven, market-focused research projects. Secondments to Industry will be part of the programme. For further information, contact […]

Call for Career Development Fellowships in the DPTC opens soon

20th August 2019

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND Career-FIT PLUS is a new 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 applied research in Ireland’s Technology Centres and Technology Gateways. This is a unique career development opportunity. Benefits include: Excellent salary, plus family […]

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