Translating R&D potential into new
products and bridging needs in new
An opportunity to develop and create a vibrant and sustainable future for western region based on the development of natural resources- taking into account all aspects of the sea from seaweed to wave generated energy. Now is the time!
What is Páirc na Mara?
Páirc na Mara is proposed as Ireland’s first dedicated Marine Innovation Park. Páirc na Mara will be developed as a state of the art, low carbon, Marine Innovation Park, located on a greenfield site on the southern edge of the Conamara Gaeltacht approximately 45 miles west of Galway City. The site comprises approximately 9.01ha and will encompass a variety of marine related activities, where productive sector enterprises, public bodies, state development agencies and the research community will work together to add value to their products and services and to maximise the development potential of the marine sector in the region.Sustainable development is of utmost importance to Páirc na mara where there is equal emphasis given to the importance of social development, environmental impact and economic development.