Medicinal Nutrition and Sport at the MET Technology Gateway
Medicinal Nutrition and Sport is one of five technology themes in the Enterprise Ireland Medical and Engineering Technology (MET) Gateway based at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT).
Founded in 2016, MET is an interdisciplinary research centre, dedicated to supporting research, development and innovation in the MedTech, LifeSciences and Engineering sectors as a member of the Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Network.
We support Irish industry by providing access to the academic expertise within GMIT, generating solutions for the close-to-market needs of companies.
One key area of expertise in MET is Medicinal Nutrition and Sport which is dedicated to advancing the sciences of nutrition and sport in collaboration with industry to maximise healthy outcomes in the Irish population.
The concept of medicinal nutrition encompasses functional foods and foods for health. The research team at MET can support the food and sport industries in all aspects of research, development, innovation, and novel product design to help meet the increasing consumer demand for healthy products.
Our aim is to offer practical evidence-based scientific information on technical support, process support, new product development and existing product improvement.
We offer innovation support and assistance to start-ups, HPSUs, SMEs, large indigenous and multinationals.
Our aim is to deliver innovation expertise and solutions for Irish industry.
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