Welcome to the Software Research Institute

SRI was established in 2006 with the goal to develop a leading edge research capability in AIT and to act as a catalyst to spur innovation through applied research collaboration with industrial partners. SRI conducts applied research in digital media communications and applications and network and infrastructure management.


SRI hosts the COMAND technology gateway , a research initiative whose goal is to foster assist companies develop expertise and innovate in the digital media space.

Since its foundation in SRI has been successful in attracting applied research and technology transfer funding valued in excess of €6 Million. The institute currently has 25 staff with a competence spread of post-docs, graduate students and experienced IT & SW Engineering staff.

content_imageThe centre has built a reputation for applied research in the communications and network management domain and has collaborated extensively both with small and medium enterprises (SME) and multi-national companies . The group is focused on bringing leading edge research to the market-place.


SRI is also a partner in the Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce (IC4) which is a industry led national technology centre charged with helping Irish industry excel in cloud computing. SRI conducts applied research in cloud security. Other partners are University College Cork (UCC and Dublin City University)..