Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) is an institution of higher education in Limerick, Ireland and is one of 14 member institutions of the Technological Higher Education Association (THEA). The Institute has campuses in Limerick city, one in both Thurles and Clonmel in County Tipperary and a regional learning centre in Ennis, County Clare.
LIT offers courses at Level 6 (certificate) through Level 10 (PhD) whilst also catering for craft apprentices and adult and continuing education. The Institute has twice been named as The Sunday Times Institute of Technology of the Year in The Sunday Times University Guide, firstly in 2008 and again in 2013.
LIT is to the forefront in ensuring that the region's economy continues to have the requisite array of leading-edge skills demanded by our knowledge-based industries.
The Development Team of LIT implements a wide range of projects in partnership with academic institutes, professional organisations, local and central government, representative organisations, industry and commercial bodies. Critical areas of focus for the Development Team include Social Enterprise, Sustainable Energy and Rural Development. The work carried out within the Development Unit is extensive and diverse including the facilitation of research and non-research development, participation in EU funded projects, consultancy activities in public and private sectors, and working closely with academic staff and experts across the fields of expertise within the Institute.