Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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This is an Organisational Profile

Organisation Contact Details

Contact First Name: Marion

Contact Surname: English

Contact Address:

C/O AGEC Ltd The Grainstore Singletons Lane Bagenalstown Co Carlow

Telephone Contact Number: +353599723800

Fax Contact Number: +353599723793

Email Address: menglish@agec.ie

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: SME

Higher Education Organisation Name:

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate: Applied Ground Engineering Consultants Ltd

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: www.agec.ie

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
.AGEC Ltd provides specialist geotechnical engineering design and site specific services, expertise and advice to the civil engineering industry. Our core area of expertise lies in understanding the behavioural conditions of the ground. This experience covers all areas of geotechnical engineering; from concept through design to construction. AGEC Ltd delivers high quality services to the construction industry such as Due Diligence, Geohazard Mapping, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA),Ground Investigation Design, Construction Supervision, Risk Management, Expert Witness &Forensic Assessments. The AGEC team comprises engineers, geologists and technicians with extensive knowledge, enthusiasm and experience in their area of geotechnics. AGEC also employs several external consultants that provide additional expert advice when required.We have worked on many civil engineering complex projects including wind farms, power stations, quarries, gas pipelines, pharmaceutical facilities, commercial and residential developments

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Geotechnical Engineering, Finite Element Analysis Due Diligence, Geohazard Mapping, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA),Ground Investigation Design, Construction Supervision, Risk Management, Expert Witness &Forensic Assessments.

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas:

 EPA Water Research Pillar
 Sustainable Environment Research
 Climate Change Research
 Green Enterprise Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups


EU Research Partnerships

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas of EU Research Partnerships:

Relevant information in relation to Participation relevant experts groups

No information specified

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

No information specified


Horizon 2020


Horizon 2020 website

Challenge 5 (Climate Action, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials)

This researcher or research organisation has outlined their interests in Challenge 5 as follows:

Fighting and adapting to climate change

 Assess impacts, vulnerabilities and develop innovative cost-effective adaptation and risk prevention and management measures

 Support mitigation policies, including studies that focus on impact from other sectoral policies

Sustainably managing natural resources and ecosystems

 Developing integrated approaches for the sustainable management of water-related challenges

Sustainable supply of non-energy and non-agricultural raw materials

 Promote the sustainable supply and use of raw materials, including mineral resources, from land and sea, covering exploration, extraction, processing, re-use, recycling and recovery

Transition towards a green economy through eco-innovation

 Strengthen eco-innovative technologies, processes, services and products including exploring ways to reduce the quantities of raw materials in production and consumption, and overcoming barriers in this context and boost their market uptake

Focus Areas

→ Competitive low-carbon energy

 Energy Efficiency

 Waste: a resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials

 Water innovation: boosting its value for Europe

Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas

This researcher/organisation has interest(s) in Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas as outlined as follows

None specified.

Expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting Areas

This researcher has indicated interest(s) and expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting areas as follows:

No cross-cutting areas specified

Details of Participation in European Innovation Partnerships and European Technology Platforms:

The details of any ETPs or EIP this researcher/organisation have participated in or are currently participating in is outlined as follows.

No participation information provided.


Relevant EU Research Experience

Information in relation to Participation in relevant experts groups

Involvement in EU-funded research projects: Please outline details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation was involved in.


LIFE and COST Actions





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Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:

 Environment and Resource Efficiency


COST Actions/LIFE programmes the researcher is currently or has participated in:


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