Tyndall National Institute (Tyndall) was established in 2004 as a partnership between the Irish Government’s Department of Business Enterprise and Innovation and University College Cork to provide a national focal point for excellence in research, development and specialised training in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Tyndall is an international leader in materials, devices and systems research particularly as applied to the fields of Communications, Energy, Health, Agri-Food and the Environment.
It is Ireland’s largest dedicated research institute and is one of Europe’s leading institutes for deep-tech research and innovation from atoms to systems. Tyndall is a research community of 600 staff, postgraduate students and industrial researchers-in-residence.
Tyndall is a leading European research centre in integrated ICT (Information and Communications Technology) materials, devices and systems. It is one of Ireland’s five National Labs, specialising in both electronics and photonics. Tyndall works with industry and academia to transform research into products in its core market areas of electronics, communications, energy, health, agri-tech & the environment.
With a network of over 200 industry partners and customers worldwide, they are focused on delivering human and economic impact from excellence in research. A research flagship of University College Cork, Tyndall is home to a research community of 600 people of 52 nationalities.