NAME OF THE ORGANISATION
Limerick Institute of Technology
TYPE OF INSTITUTION
Higher Education and Research
Moylish, Limerick, V94 EC5T, Irland
NAME OF CONTACT PERSON
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANISATION
Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) is an institution of higher education in Limerick funded by the Government of Ireland and set up under the IOT legislation (one of 13 such institutes in Ireland). LIT has five campuses and learning centres across Limerick, Tipperary and Clare in the Mid West Region of Ireland for a total of 610 staff members. LIT offers 120 accredited courses at QQI Level 6 (certificate EQF level 5) through Level 10 (Ph.D. EQF level 8) whilst also catering for craft apprentices and adult and continuing education. As a member of the European Association of Universities, LIT is recognised for its active learning approach, it’s applied research portfolio and its enterprise development and recognised nationally for its active learning approach, its applied research portfolio, social development inclusion and its enterprise development.
Within LIT the Development Unit is specifically focused within the field of sustainable development and has specific expertise on energy, rural development, sustainable finance and social enterprise. The Development Manager, Mr Seamus Hoyne has 25 years experience working within the energy field and in the past 5 years has developed specific expertise in the field of sustainable energy financing.
HOW THE ORGANISATION WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISSEMINATION AND EXPLOITATION OF THE PROJECT RESULTS
LIT and specifically the Development Unit will promote the project and its outcomes amongst its extensive network of partners across Europe. This will include energy agencies, policy makers, financial institutions and other HEIs and research organisations.