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The primary objectives of the BDI are:

  • To sustain and grow a world-renowned centre of excellence in biomedical diagnostics
  • To pioneer advances in the science & technology of diagnostics
  • To translate our research outputs into clinical application by working closely with commercial and clinical partners
  • To ensure that the various outputs of the BDI impart both societal and economic benefits to Ireland
  • To develop cost effective diagnostic devices for low resource environments
  • To provide highly skilled researchers to contribute to a vibrant industry sector
  • To stimulate an enduring interest in science and technology in students of all ages, and to enhance public understanding of science