VISTAMILK: Milk by Design

Vistamilk is a world leading SFI Research Centre for innovative precision pasture-based dairying that is leading the agri-food technology sector through innovation and enhanced sustainability across the dairy supply chain.

Through unique collaborations between researchers and indigenous and international businesses from the agri-food, food and ICT sectors, Vistamilk has had a positive impact on the environment, animal well-being and the health of consumers in Ireland.

Internationally, the advances developed by Vistamilk will apply to dairy systems in many countries and will be a catalyst for global growth in the agri-tech sector by greatly improving the soil-to-gut supply chain connectivity, thereby improving resource efficiency, better meeting consumers’ expectations and improving profitability and resilience.

Vistamilk brings researchers together from across the country, led by Teagasc and including Dublin City University, NUI Galway, (TSSG)/Waterford Institute of Technology, Tyndall National Institute, and University College Dublin through co-funding from the Southern & Eastern Regional Programme 2014-20.

here), Ireland is recognised internationally as a leading location for companies in the software sector and Lero is a key pillar of that.

Over the past 15 years, the centre has the proven capacity to attract and retain global research leaders and to make a substantial contribution both to software-related research and to the Irish economy.

Along with the University of Limerick, Lero’s academic partners include Dublin City University, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, Maynooth University, National University of Ireland Galway, University College Cork, Institute of Technology Tralee, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Cork Institute of Technology and Waterford Institute of Technology.