Research Fellow, Tyndall National Institute
Thomas Healy is a staff research scientist at the Tyndall National Institute and has been the Tyndall principal investigator on a number of European Union and Enterprise Ireland funded research projects. He has co-ordinated several international and multidisciplinary partner companies within these projects on the development of novel technology modules in the ICT and Life Science areas. He has had a number of peer reviewed scientific articles published in these areas, including a series of chapters in five separate internationally published research books.
Thomas also performs a project management role within Tyndall, focusing on a broad range of projects. His core responsibility is to manage all aspects of academic research and commercial projects from the planning phase through to the execution phase.
As part of his academic co-ordination activities he is a member of the management team of a €5M Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) national access programme.
Thomas is also the Tyndall principal investigator for the newly funded Horizon 2020 project ‘GateOne – Innovation Service for European Smartization by SME’s’. This is a €5.3M European project with a mission to accelerate smart systems adoption by European SMEs by facilitating their access to an advanced portfolio of technologies for the development of innovative prototypes based on these technologies.
He is also managing a portfolio of commercial projects, within the Speciality Products and Services centre at Tyndall and is active in dealing with external parties in relation to the development of new business ideas and relationships.