We’ve partnered with Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) to give you access to a broader range of knowledge and skills that can help you improve your business.

IMR’s courses are all available virtually and online, and will support you to develop additional skills and knowledge to overcome key business challenges and to push your organisation forward. Topics range from improving your processes through Lean and managing remote teams more effectively, to developing a practical and theoretical understanding of Industry 4.0 concepts such as machine learning and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT).

Like the MTC, IMR’s vision is to empower manufacturers of all sectors and sizes to become leaders in advanced manufacturing so they can compete and thrive in the global economy. This strategic partnership adds real value to our areas of research and development, enabling the transfer of research technology and skills between the UK and Ireland. By sharing our resources, we are each enabling our networks to access an even more extensive training portfolio, supporting business improvements both now and in the future.

For more details on IMR’s courses and to book your place, please click on the links below to find out more about each course.

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Delivery: Virtual | Duration: 4 Weeks | Cost: €2,000

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to identify and evaluate deployment opportunities for Robotics in their organisation relative to one another and with direct focus on where the greatest impact can be achieved.

The course is intended for anyone planning their automation strategy and interested in understanding and using Robots; it covers the core concepts plus state-of-the-art approaches, planning and evaluating robotics, plus outlining the pitfalls involved.


Delivery: Virtual | Duration: 1 Day | Cost: €567

This course will introduce you to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and dispels the hype, explains the acronyms and shows you where IIoT is used.

This course is for manufacturing process engineers and project managers who will learn about how sensors communicate, the role of security ‘sensing’ and types of suitable/problematic environments, as well as understanding and potentially employing IIoT technologies.


Delivery: Virtual | Duration: 5.5 Hours | Cost: €567

This course will introduce you to Machine Learning and Data Science, helping you to understand important Machine Learning methods and tools in the Data Science environment.

This course is for anyone interested in understanding & potentially using machine learning from the introductory building blocks to more state-of-the-art approaches, with an overall lean towards uses in the manufacturing domain. It covers core machine learning concepts plus state-of-the-art approaches.