The Western Vascular Institute (WVI) has established strong international reputation and has been honored with 26 international research awards. Our team of researchers has published 80 international peer-reviewed papers, 7 book chapters, 250 abstracts and 17 patents. The Team has given in excess of 250 international presentations, and 270 national presentations. Vascular science and device innovation are the primary interests of the WVI and for this purpose we have collaborated with the National University of Ireland, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Dublin City University, and Trinity College Dublin. We have secured government funding from Science Foundation Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, and IDA Ireland (industrial Development Authority), in addition to research and educational grants form the MedTech and Pharmaceutical industries.