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  •  Janssen engaged CAPPA to investigate the suitability of a photonics solution to a pharmaceutical process problem and to compare the merits of this with other possible non-photonics alternatives. We were impressed by their creativity, thoroughness and speed of response.  

    Dr Michael Napier, Director Chemical Technology, Janssen

  •  The CAPPA group engaged with us from the onset where they explored the viability of the project prior to the Enterprise Ireland application. The group maintained contact with us during the entire process where they demonstrated commitment to understanding the issues and the impact to our business. ...  

    Seamus Lane, MD, ZZ Ltd

  •  ProPhotonix gained access to key research and development expertise that would otherwise not have allowed them to develop this product. The company now has a market disruptive product available to them with key customers targeted.  

    Ken Reynolds, Business & Technology Manager, ProPhotonix

  •  Our experience in dealing with CAPPA and in particular the centre manager, Liam Lewis, has been great. We were going nowhere fast until we got involved with them. We are now very much on track so we owe a big thanks to Liam and his team. We ...  

    Emmet Hedigan, Managing Director, Inferneco

  •  Alcon have a long standing relationship with CAPPA going back over 5 years. We use the expertise of CAPPA on an ongoing basis for carrying out tests on products. Having CAPPA on our doorstep is hugely beneficial to Alcon as it provides us with the cutting edge ...  

    Barry Walsh, MS&T Tech Transfer Lead/Chief Scientific Officer, Alcon

  •  We found our experience working with CAPPA to be very rewarding. Their expertise augmented our teams’ skills, allowing us to expedite development of our air sampling systems in a much shorter time scale than possible otherwise. Dealing with the people involved was also simple and professional from ...  

    Ruairi Monaghan, R&D Engineer, NuWave Ventures

  •  Working with the CAPPA group has allowed Stryker access to resources and skills not available within the company. They were very flexible to deal with and were able to output results within days, which was very beneficial when dealing with tight industry timelines and quality control issues.  

    John Smithers, Senior Staff Engineer, Stryker

  •  We found CAPPA very professional, helpful and accommodating to deal with. They were quick in understanding what we wanted to achieve and were enthusiastic about working with us to achieve these goals. We experienced a number of hiccups along the way but the manner in which these ...  

    Damien McDonnell, Managing Director, Polar IceTech

  •  With the help of the knowledge and expertise provided by the CAPPA centre Composite Recycling was successful in achieving €50k funding under the SME Instrument Phase 1 call. We are now firmly driven towards developing our technology and ideas further and will be working closely with the ...  

    Frank Riedewald, CEO, Composite Recycling

  •  The only word applicable to CAPPA is excellence, not only in terms of scientific competency, but their ability to interface and communicate with us at key milestones in the project. The final report was of the highest standard, both clear and comprehensible. I highly recommend CAPPA for ...  

    James Hayes, Managing Director, Analyte

  •  Many thanks to the team at CAPPA once again for supporting us in our testing and for their technical advice. They were always flexible and helped rearrange dates when the weather was inclement.  

    Stephen Bellis, Senior Design Engineer, SensL

  •  I would highly recommend CAPPA because of their very high levels of expertise. The system that we are developing is quite a high throughput system so not only did we need to have some bespoke optics designed we also needed some software to manage that process and ...  

    Mark Lyons, CEO, Hooke Bio

  •  CAPPA helped us to better understand the challenges of the technology and identify the most effective way to develop and test a functional prototype. The team in CAPPA is extremely skilled and they delivered a high-performance prototype. In particular, we really appreciated the fact that the team ...  

    Chiara Di Carlo, R&D Engineer Enterasense, Vysera Biomedical

  •  Egan Concepts gained access to knowledge and facilities outside of their core competencies of product and industrial design. The project allowed them to evaluate a wide variety of lasers with different output powers and beam quality at various wavelengths and price points. Guidance on the electrical, optical ...  

    Les Egan, CEO, Egan Concepts Ltd

  •  CAPPA have become our go-to on materials investigation issues. CAPPA's lab, people and systems are technically first-class, but also flexible and business-friendly.  

    Jerry Larkin, Plant Reliability Manager, GE Healthcare

  •  CAPPA have demonstrated their professionalism, efficiency, initiative, expertise and above all with the very clear understanding of the need to address the industrial requirements of ANT in the Innovation Voucher. The company will have absolutely no hesitation in working with CAPPA in the future and will be ...  

    Dr Norman McMillan, Managing Director, Advanced Nano Technologies (ANT)