In 1896, NUI Maynooth became a Pontifical University before becoming a Recognised College of the National University of Ireland in 1910.
Located in Ireland’s “silicon valley”, home to many multi-national companies (think Intel, HP, Facebook, Microsoft and Google). Strong ties to industry – working with over 50 multinational companies on research projects, guest seminars, internships, Maynooth Works business incubation centre.
Maynooth University is a small, research-focused, liberal arts and science university. It has a strong commitment to commercialisation and enterprise, and a proud tradition of social responsibility. Located in Ireland's only "University Town" the campus combines a collegial atmosphere with buildings of historical significance and excellent modern facilities for ITC, GIS and Biopharma sectors, including opportunities for spin in.