SEAM (South Eastern Applied Materials) is an ISO 9001:2015 accredited industry-focused Applied Research and Development facility based at South East Technological University in Waterford . It provides innovative materials engineering solutions for research and industrial partners seeking assistance on materials related issues that cannot be solved by utilising their on-site resources.
SEAM, which celebrated its 10th Anniversary in 2019, has also become a leading Technology Gateway Centre, currently assisting over 235 Irish based industries from wide-ranging sectors such as Medical, Pharmaceuticals, Micro-electronics, Precision Engineering, Food and Energy. Notable SEAM repeat clients include Teva, Bausch and Lomb, Boston Scientific, Schivo Medical, Garrett Motion, Stryker, Pfizer, Sanofi, West Pharma, BD Components, Integer, Valeo, EDPAC and Glanbia.
SEAM holds an impeccable track record of executing over 3500 direct funded industry projects since its launch in 2009. SEAM’s unique strength lies in its ability to anticipate, understand, respond quickly and professionally to industry needs by providing competitive customised solutions and, more importantly, act as a one-stop-shop for getting the job done.
The Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Programme is co-financed by the Government of Ireland and the European Union through the ERDF Southern, Eastern & Midland Regional Programme 2021-27 and the Northern & Western Regional Programme 2021-27.