ERINN Innovation

Guiding and accelerating impactful research and innovation to deliver a sustainable future

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Our Story

ERINN is a value-driven company owned by the staff who support research and innovation to have impact.

ERINN was established in 2017 as a Limited Company by the senior management team of the not for profit company, AquaTT UETP CLG. AquaTT was originally established in 1992 and for the past 30 years has actively supported education, research and innovation activities. The vision for ERINN was to build a team of like minded individuals to help grow the organisation in order to “Guide and Accelerate Impactful Research & Innovation to Deliver a Sustainable Future”.

To achieve this, we believe in creating long term relationships and elevating our partners by understanding their needs, sharing knowledge and building capacity.

Why collaborate with us?

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Value driven team striving to have a positive impact
We want to help partners to build internal capacity
Knowledge Transfer practitioners with proven methods
Experts in European funding programmes
We work across the full research lifecycle
Participated in 150+ European research projects
Tailored support based on your needs
Communication, Dissemination and Exploitation specialists
Multidisciplinary, international team
//Our management team

Meet our Leadership Team

David Murphy

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Papapetrou

Executive Director

Laura Richardson

Chief Financial Officer

Marieke Reuver

Executive Director

Reid Hole

Director and Co-Founder

Cliona Ni Cheallachain

Operations Manager

ERINN offers services across the full project lifecycle, covering the pre-project, project implementation and post-project stages. Research impact and knowledge management underpin everything we do. Find out more about how we can support you.


  • ERINN joins EC funded project partnerships in thematic areas of interest to our team where we feel the projects have high potential to generate impactful results for society. ERINN has a live portfolio of 21 EC projects. We work across a range of sectors including renewable energy, bio-economy, circular economy, sustainable agriculture and rural economy, sustainable aquaculture, biodiversity, food, health and more.

Building on Excellence

Led by the team behind AquaTT, ERINN Innovation was established in 2017.

AquaTT UETP Ltd registered

AquaTT UETP Ltd registers as a University Enterprise Training Partnership not-for-profit with charity registration in Ireland under the EC COMMETT programme.


AquaTT expands its roles

AquaTT expands its roles in competitive funding applications, tenders and business development services, building the staff team from 3 to 20.2010

One of the best performers

AquaTT is one of the best performers in Ireland in relation to H2020.


Independent Irish SME established

New dynamic independent Irish SME (Intrigo Ltd) established by some of the senior management team of AquaTT in order to address structural needs for the company to grow and meet current market demand.2017

AquaTT and Intrigo work together

AquaTT and Intrigo agree to cooperate closely in order to better serve current and future customers/clients of both organisations.


Intrigo continues growing

Intrigo grows to serve current and future clients and create greater opportunities for staff.2019

Rebrand to ERINN Innovation

Intrigo rebrands to ERINN Innovation, reflecting the work we do in all aspects of our brand.2020