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

To help ensure impactful R&I projects are funded, we offer a suite of supports during the application phase that help maximise the efficiency and effectiveness of applicants who are seeking grant funding.


  • 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 20 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.