News & Events

KTI Director presents key aspects of Knowledge Transfer

21st November 2017

Dr Alison Campbell presented about the key aspects of Knowledge Transfer to a DPTC audience.  The event was co-hosted by DPTC and PMTC. Alison gave an overview of Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI), the landscape and resources that KTI provides. She shared observations about knowledge transfer activity and why it is important to capture it.  A short talk was […]

New Funding Tool to help you

24th October 2017

Check out the new R&D Funding Tool available from KTI, to help you to find the ideal supports and incentives when engaging with public services in Ireland.

We are hiring!

23rd October 2017

Current vacancy for post as Research Assistant in Energy Reduction/Recovery based in University of Limerick. Closing date – 3 November at 1200hrs. For further details see

Career-FIT – Career Development Fellowships in DPTC – second call now open

11th October 2017

Talented researchers are currently sought from across the globe to apply for EU/Enterprise Ireland Career-FIT post-doctoral programme, at DPTC.  This is an excellent development and training opportunity for experienced researchers to work with the DPTC, Ireland.  Call 2 is now open  with a deadline for applications of 30th April 2018. Awarded Fellowships will run for 3 years […]

DPTC represented at the 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering

Dr Mahsa Naghshineh, DPTC Researcher recently presented and had a poster – Effects of Processing Parameters and an Ultrasonic Nozzle on the Laboratory Scale Spray-Drying of Skim Milk: Optimisation by Response Surface Methodology – at the 10th Congress of Chemical Engineering in Barcelona. Picture shows Professor Harry Van Den Akker, Bernal Institute with Mahsa.

16th EuroFed Lipid Congress and Expo Calls for Papers

10th October 2017

DPTC RPO and Industry Members – Dr Seamus O’Mahony (UCC), Dr Sean Hogan (Teagasc), Dr Brian Murray (Kerry Ingredients), John Hunter (MTL) and Dr Anna Piterina (DPTC) are members of the Scientific Committee of the 16th Euro Fed Lipid Congress to be held in Belfast from 16-19 September 2018.  The Scientific Committee has started to […]

DPTC DCU Researcher wins Best Student Paper Award

3rd October 2017

Congratulations to Pillar 1 Researcher, Cristiani Eccher for winning Best Student Paper Award for her paper entitled ‘Modelling & Simulation as a Strategic Tool for Decision-Making Process in the Dairy Industry’.  This was presented at the International Conference on Decision Making in Manufacturing and Services held in Zakopane, Poland.

Calling for nominations for the Parsons Medal in the Engineering Sciences

23rd August 2017

The Irish Academy of Engineering are calling for nominations for The Parsons Medal in the Engineering Sciences for outstanding achievement in the field of Engineering Sciences.  Nominations are welcome from all sectors of Engineering including Academia, Industry, Business and Public Sector. Closing date for nominations is October 6th 2017.  For further details email:

Interested in getting a Dairy Technology and Innovation Postgraduate Certificate?

1st June 2017

DPTC Partner UCC, in association with Teagasc, has developed a part-time, blended-learning Postgraduate Certificate in Dairy Technology and Innovation. This level 9 qualification is part-time and will be delivered by block-release and on-line with a schedule to suit the seasonal nature of the Irish dairy industry. For more information contact Professor Paul McSweeney, Head, School […]

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