To clean and

decarbonise the air

WE ARE CATAGEN

Built on bright minds with a bold vision

The team have set new standards in emissions aftertreatment testing and development

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2007

True forward thinking

  • Dr Andrew J Woods completes PhD in ‘Ageing and characterisation of Automotive Catalysts’

2010

The journey begins

  • CATAGEN Limited is incorporated

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2012

From research to real world

  • Successful spin out exit from Queen’s University Belfast.
  • First generation LabCat test machine operational
  • First LabCat machines sold to 2 Automotive Manufacturers
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2013

Commercial innovation

  • MaxCat machine (2nd Generation) designed, built and operational.  CATAGEN establishes headquarters in Titanic Quarter, Belfast
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2014-16

A strategic approach

  • Intensive research and development.  Commitment to correlation studies with leading catalyst manufacturers and OEMs

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2017

Design for communication

  • Successful service business model launched and new positioning and rebrand  
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2018

A world first

  • 3rd Generation Omega machine launched and test capacity increased by 500%.          Customer Acquisition of world leading vehicle OEMs
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2019

A new and sustainable future

  • CATAGEN facility acquires Vehicle Certification Authority Agency approval. Leading the revolution within the catalyst ageing sector
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2020

Formal recognition

  • Awarded Innovate UK Future Leaders Fellowship Award.  Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards – CATAGEN the No.1 fastest growing company in Northern Ireland and No.2 overall in Ireland
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2021

Growth & Scaling

  • Opening of 2nd facility to support growth and scaling.  Additional world leading capability – Worldwide Harmonised Light-duty vehicle test cycle WLTC / World Motorcycle Test Cycle  

OUR TEAM

Dr Andrew Woods

Dr Andrew Woods

CEO & Founder

Prof Roy Douglas

Prof Roy Douglas

CTO & Founder

Dr Kurtis Irwin

Dr Kurtis Irwin

Principal Engineer

Sonya Kerr

Sonya Kerr

Head of Marketing

Thomas Eager

Thomas Eager

Head of Operations

Matthew McVitty

Matthew McVitty

Revenue Manager

Amanda Martin

Amanda Martin

Business Development and Technical Sales Manager

Dr Matthew Elliott

Dr Matthew Elliott

Principal Technologist

Liam McGrane

Liam McGrane

Technical specialist

Ryan Burke

Ryan Burke

Technical Specialist

Dr Andrew Pedlow

Dr Andrew Pedlow

Senior Technical Specialist

Susan Crawford

Susan Crawford

Financial Controller

Victoria McConnell

Victoria McConnell

Graphic Design Intern

Nicky Galloway

Nicky Galloway

Technical Specialist

Calvin Thompson

Calvin Thompson

Software Developer

Carlotta Mastrantonio

Carlotta Mastrantonio

Digital Marketing Intern

Reuben Beers

Reuben Beers

Technical Specialist Intern

Lisa Arensburg

Lisa Arensburg

Marketing Coordinator

OUR VALUES 

One CATAGEN

Fearless

Customer obsessed

Economically driven

Accurate