UL has a world class array of facilities and equipment available for use by Industry and other research bodies. There are links below to some of the facilities and equipment available by research area, this list is by no means exhaustive, please contact research@ul.ie if you don't find what you are looking for on this list.

ATTLAS (Access to Third Level Analytical Services)

The ATTLAS website is designed to present HEI infrastructure in a searchable format to all Industry sectors. The aim of the site is to provide information on analytical service capabilities in the Irish HEI sector that are accessible by industry globally to enhance their business opportunities. The website is a Bernal Institute led initiative to deliver a National Scientific Instrumentation Repository.


IComp - The Irish Centre for Composites Research

IComp - the Irish Centre for Composites Research carries out extensive research in the area of modelling and testing of composite materials and structures. IComp provides research, consultancy, training and information services to the composite materials industry in Ireland. The centre has outstandingly well-equipped laboratories and computational resources, with the capability to manufacture, test, inspect and analyse virtually any type of composite structure. Equipment and facilites available by Research Area as follows:

Composite Materials Preparation Facilities

Mechanical Testing Facilities

Mechanical Testing Equipment

Advanced Material Characterisation and Spectroscopy Facilities

For further details on any of the equipment, pricing and/or usage policies, contact icomp@ul.ie.

Materials & Surface Science Institute

The Materials & Surface Science Institute, is a centre of excellence generating state-of-the-art fundamental research on topics of industrial significance in the fields of surface science and materials. MSSI priority research themes are Biomedical Engineering & Biomaterials; Composite Materials; Pharmaceutical Materials and Materials for Energy & Environment. MSSI research focuses on applications in Health, Transport, Energy and  Clean Technology. MSSI expertise covers the full range of materials, supported by state of the art infrastructure and facilities.

Equipment available for internal and external users. Email mssi@ul.ie or the designated contact person on the list if you have a query regarding access to this equipment.

Other Equipment

3D Multi Material Printing System