It educates businesses in the tech and medical device sphere.
Over €1m is being invested in the expansion of a midlands industrial training centre.
Polymer Technology Ireland is developing it's Centre of Excellence in Athlone, doubling the size of it's operation by acquiring new premises and state of the art equipment.
The institute provides polymer education and training programmes to businesses in the tech and medical device sector.
Director Mark McCauley says they need to upscale to meet demand: