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  •  The team at CAPPA provided us with exceptional service from the start of the project to the end. They were always on hand to offer their expertise and answer any questions we had throughout the project.  

    Peter Brennan, Managing Director, Mason Technology

  •  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

  •  We were delighted to work with CAPPA through the Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher Programme. They were able to understand our very specific project needs and were able to characterize sample surface substrates to the highest standards. We look forward to engaging with CAPPA in the future.  

    Karl McCarthy, Head of Innovation, Design and Implementation, Biocel

  •  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

  •  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 CAPPA team were extremely helpful in navigating the research and work required to develop the new product. All work was communicated regularly, and issues dealt with in a timely manner. We are hoping to continue our relationship with them and would highly recommend them as a ...  

    Nora Irwin, Managing Director, BEE Arona Ltd

  •  We have developed a close working relationship with CAPPA and have worked on several small-scale projects with them over the years. I highly recommend the services available at CAPPA, they can always be counted on for reliable service, helpful solutions, and essential guidance and I look forward ...  

    Gavin Mulroy, Quality Manager, DexGreen

  •  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

  •  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

  •  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

  •  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

  •  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

  •  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

  •  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

  •  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

  •  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

  •  CAPPA has been extremely helpful and professional to date in helping us here at Water Technology to develop our research and development capabilities. From our database development to our current projects, all questions have been seen to and answered with professional advice in a timely manner. We ...  

    Joseph Harrington, Development & Formulation Chemist, Water Technology Limited

  •  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)

  •  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

  •  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

  •  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

  •  Our engagement with CAPPA has been extremely positive. Linking our own experienced R&D personnel with those at CAPPA has provided us with new avenues for exploration for product analysis and process development.  

    Jonathan O’ Regan, Product Development Manager, Nestle