Becoming part of the DCU Invent community will give you access to contacts and networks that can help you to develop your start-up business. You can attend many key industry events, conferences and seminars hosted on campus. You will have access to advice from our top quality international panel of advisors covering many business disciplines. You will be able to significantly expand your network with a community of innovative entrepreneurs. Partnering with DCU will give you access to people that make things happen.
Based on the main campus, DCU Invent offers an innovative space for start-ups.This incubation facility provides an affordable home for start-up technology businesses along with entrepreneurship training programmes (New Frontiers), access to a panel of Resident Experts and a range of other business supports. Working with like minded entrepreneurs spawns exciting ideas and creative collaborations.
For growing companies that are looking for a larger space in which to locate, DCU Alpha, located 20 minutes away from the main campus, provides optimum conditions for companies developing ground-breaking products in connected health, clean energy and IoT technology. Here, indigenous SMEs innovate alongside multinationals and are encouraged to leverage DCU’s extensive research capability.
DCU Ryan Academy
Based in CityWest, the DCU Ryan Academy provides a range of training, leadership and funding initiatives for entrepreneurs and is helping to create a dynamic network of entrepreneurs which in turn creates greater collaboration and more opportunities.
DCU Business School
Finally, the DCU Business School has many strong corporate links and its Centre for Executive Education will provide your company with the latest business knowledge that can impact on the bottom line. The business programmes are delivered by thought leaders in their fields and will prepare managers to exercise transformative leadership in changing environments.