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Event: David Whyte – Beyond Self Knowledge: Beauty and the Human Reluctance to Learn – 5pm Wednesday 15th March

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We are delighted to welcome the acclaimed poet David Whyte to UCD Innovation Academy on Wednesday 15th of March. This event is entitled: Beyond Self Knowledge: Beauty and the Human Reluctance to Learn. and will take place from 5pm – 7.30pm in the Shackleton Lounge at the O’ Brien Centre for Science in University College Dublin. About David Whyte Poet, …

David NevinEvent: David Whyte – Beyond Self Knowledge: Beauty and the Human Reluctance to Learn – 5pm Wednesday 15th March
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Have you a Passion for New Technology? Apply now to be a Creativity and Technology Fellow at UCD Innovation Academy

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The UCD Innovation Academy is looking for twelve Creativity and Technology Fellows to join the Innovation Academy team. If you are excited about the potential of new technology but have not previously had the resources, space, time or encouragement to pursue your interest then these Fellowships could be just what you need! In addition to term-time fellowships we will also …

David NevinHave you a Passion for New Technology? Apply now to be a Creativity and Technology Fellow at UCD Innovation Academy
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Entrepreneurial Life Lessons Inspire UCD Innovation Academy Graduates to take the Next Step.

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373 postgraduate students have been awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise from UCD Innovation Academy. This represents the largest cohort to-date with graduates taking the course in seven locations around the country. The awarding ceremony, which took place on Saturday 10th December, was attended by dignitaries that included Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’ …

David NevinEntrepreneurial Life Lessons Inspire UCD Innovation Academy Graduates to take the Next Step.
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UCD Innovation Academy Graduate won the Social Entrepreneur Elevator Programme 2016

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Information in this piece was originally published on socialentrepreneurs.ie. Sam Synnott, our UCD Innovation Academy Graduate, and Judith Ashton, won on the October 11th the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards 2016, one of the most prestigious and important recognition for social entrepreneurship in Ireland. Through these Awards Programmes, Social Entrepreneurs Ireland provides funding, mentoring and support to high potential social entrepreneurs and their …

David NevinUCD Innovation Academy Graduate won the Social Entrepreneur Elevator Programme 2016
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New Scholarship Initiative to Drive Innovation in Education

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UCD Innovation Academy together with Folens Publishers have embarked on an exciting collaboration to promote innovation in secondary schools around the country. The Folens Innovation in Education Scholarship will offer 10 secondary school teachers working in schools around Ireland the chance to enhance their teaching practice and gain a UCD Professional Certificate for Entrepreneurial Educators. Over the past two years, …

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UCD partners on innovative entrepreneurship training initiative for Malaysian Academics

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UCD Innovation Academy together with the Ministry of Higher Education in Malaysia and two of Malaysia’s leading universities; The National University of Malaysia (UKM) and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) completed the first Entrepreneurial Educator Enhancement Programme (3EP) in the state of Kedah, Malaysia last Sunday, 21st of August. Over 100 academics from twenty two higher education institutions across Malaysia participated …

David NevinUCD partners on innovative entrepreneurship training initiative for Malaysian Academics
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UCD Innovation Academy Lean Launchpad Presentations a Big Success

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This piece was originally published in Irish Tech News, 11th August 2016. Full story here. By Catherine Duggan   Entrepreneurship, creative thinking and innovation were highly demonstrated by the teams who participated in The Innovation Academy’s UCD Lean LaunchPad event held in UCD, Dublin on Thursday evening 4th August, 2016. Attended by Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, and other invited business organisations, …

David NevinUCD Innovation Academy Lean Launchpad Presentations a Big Success
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Mobile Application to Accelerate Part-Time Recruitment Process Wins University College Dublin’s 2016 Start-Up Programme for Students

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Dublin, Ireland, 23 June 2016, Skillar, an early-stage University College Dublin (UCD) student venture, has won the 2016 UCD Startup Stars Programme. Skillar is developing Quik a new mobile application to accelerate the part-time recruitment process. Quik will allow employers to streamline the hiring and job-search process by enabling them to advertise part-time jobs and subsequently shortlist and talk to …

David NevinMobile Application to Accelerate Part-Time Recruitment Process Wins University College Dublin’s 2016 Start-Up Programme for Students
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FEEDing Startup Ambitions at Innovation Academy UCD

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We spoke to Shane Ryan from FEED, a past student of the UCD Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise at the Innovation Academy in UCD. Following completion of the course, Shane is now working on some exciting initiatives including providing a meal for a child in the developing world for every FEED you buy and is currently developing a …

David NevinFEEDing Startup Ambitions at Innovation Academy UCD
The Innovation Academy at UCD has appointed an International Advisory Board to advise on its future direction and growth. Established five years ago, the Innovation Academy has established a reputation internationally for its work in developing impactful entrepreneurship and creativity programmes in the context of government cutbacks in education and a severe economic crisis.

Most recently the Innovation Academy has partnered with the Department of Higher Education in Malaysia as it implements its policy on entrepreneurship education and development. In addition to its work in Malaysia, the Innovation Academy has delivered workshops in the United Kingdom, Slovenia and Estonia and has been invited by the Zurich University of Teacher Education to deliver its workshop programme in Switzerland next year.

Pictured (l-r) Prof  Suzi Jarvis, co-founder of The Innovation Academy with International Advisory Board Members Gay Haskins, Former Dean of Executive Education and CEO of the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford;  Colm Lyon, Founder and CEO of Fire Financial Services Ltd;  Raomal Perera (Chair) Entrepreneur and Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD and Datin Dr. Syahira Hamidon, Head of the Entrepreneurship Unit, Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia. 

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Innovation Academy, UCD Appoints International Advisory Board to advise on internationalisation

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Thursday, 26 May 2016 – The Innovation Academy at UCD is working with the Department of Higher Education in Malaysia as it implements its policy on entrepreneurship education and development. Established five years ago, the Innovation Academy has established a reputation internationally for its work in developing impactful entrepreneurship and creativity programmes in the context of government cutbacks in education …

David NevinInnovation Academy, UCD Appoints International Advisory Board to advise on internationalisation
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UCD Innovation Academy New Advisory Board appointed

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This piece was originally published in The Irish Times, June 06th 2016. University College Dublin‘s Innovation Academy has appointed an international advisory board to advise on its future direction and growth. Established in 2011, the academy’s role is to develop entrepreneurship and creativity programmes. Most recently it has been working with Malaysia’s department of higher education. It has also given …

David NevinUCD Innovation Academy New Advisory Board appointed
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Brendan Byrne – My experience at Innovation Academy UCD

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  Our latest piece in the series exploring how the Innovation Academy UCD course has helped different participants in different ways. This time we interview Brendan Byrne, a graduate of the UCD Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise who is the Area Manager at Farmflo. Tell us a bit about the company you are working for? Farmers are time poor …

David NevinBrendan Byrne – My experience at Innovation Academy UCD
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Oscar-winner Lord David Puttnam opens discussion on the future of education

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UCD Innovation Academy welcomed education experts the past Wednesday in Dublin The Innovation Academy at the University College Dublin hosted the premiere of the acclaimed documentary by Greg Whiteley, “Most Likely to Succeed”, in UCD Cinema on Wednesday 11th May. Guest of honor at the event was Lord David Puttnam, Award winning filmmaker and Ireland’s Digital Champion.   The idea …

David NevinOscar-winner Lord David Puttnam opens discussion on the future of education
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Six Student Ventures Selected for University College Dublin’s 2016 Start-Up Stars Programme

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Dublin, Ireland, 10 May 2016, The 6 early stage student ventures selected for University College Dublin’s (UCD) 2016 Startup Stars Programme have been announced today. This entrepreneurship programme, developed by NovaUCD, the UCD Innovation Academy and UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, provides a framework and support for UCD undergraduate and postgraduate students to work together to develop and grow start-up companies. UCD Startup …

David NevinSix Student Ventures Selected for University College Dublin’s 2016 Start-Up Stars Programme
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Innovation Academy Alumni begin to Scale their Startups

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Over the past three years more than 700 students have participated in the Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise at Innovation Academy UCD. A significant number of these participants have gone on to establish their own business or social ventures. In a short space of time number of the participants are starting to become employers in their own right, …

David NevinInnovation Academy Alumni begin to Scale their Startups
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Free business programme to assist Athlone job seekers

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This piece was originally published in the Westmeath Independent, 16th April 2016.  AN EXCITING free programme to assist job seekers in Athlone has been launched in the town. The free programme which has been developed and run by the Innovation Academy UCD, is funded by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) Springboard+ Initiative. The recent Athlone launch was supported by Pat …

David NevinFree business programme to assist Athlone job seekers
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Students seek out solutions

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This piece was originally published in the Independent.ie/New Ross Standard, 16th April 2016. Full story here. BY AMY LEWIS A group of 30 Wexford students proved that they have the answers when they took part in the UCD Innovation Academy Disruption Event in The National Opera House. The students, who are undertaking the Springboard-funded Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and …

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Deloitte drives innovation agenda with UCD students

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This piece was originally published in Deloitte Ireland website, 22nd March 2016. Full story here. Over 180 students from University College Dublin, currently studying two elective modules through the university’s Innovation Academy – Introduction to Creative Thinking, and Entrepreneurial Endeavour – are taking part in an Industry Immersion Challenge Day in Deloitte today. The theme of the day is ‘Business of the Future …

David NevinDeloitte drives innovation agenda with UCD students
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Online shop for men’s unmentionables

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This piece was originally published in the Sunday Business Post, 17th April 2016. Full story here. BY ELAINE O’REGAN A new Irish-owned webstore has gone live, selling stylish and sustainable wardrobe basics to shop-ping-averse men. Westmeath man Rob Galvin, who was formerly buying director with Galvin for Men in Mullingar, has invested €40,000 into the venture, Stór.supply. Stór is an e-commerce …

David NevinOnline shop for men’s unmentionables
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Take the pain out of periods with My Lady Bug and Veeda

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This piece was originally published in the Veeda.co.uk, 12th April 2016. Full story here.   We order food, taxis, even personal assistants using the web and mobile applications. But why not even for the most intimate of products? Why not tampons and towels? Amazon doesn’t remind you if your period is coming, it doesn’t get delivered to your door and …

David NevinTake the pain out of periods with My Lady Bug and Veeda
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Diona Summer Internship for Innovation Academy UCD Undergraduates is now open for applications!

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Over the past three years, Innovation Academy UCD have been working with Diona, a technology company that develops mobile applications for Governments to better serve their citizens. Diona worked with us to develop and implement our Undergraduate Programme Industry Immersion Day, giving UCD undergraduate students from across the University the opportunity to experience a workplace environment. We are delighted to announce …

David NevinDiona Summer Internship for Innovation Academy UCD Undergraduates is now open for applications!
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21 ways to unlock creative genius

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How can we shape up the way we think? I am sure that you have already been asked to be creative and to develop new ideas.  To help you in this hunting journey for ideas, we share this amazing infographic designed by Lemony with Entrepreneur Magazine. Check out these 21 tricks and strategies to unlock your creative genius when you’re feeling a bit stumped. …

David Nevin21 ways to unlock creative genius
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Smartvote: Validation for Voters

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This piece was originally published in the TalentHub.ie, 08th March 2016. Full story here. So the votes have been counted and rechecked, and Ireland appears to be stumped as to what the next step is in appointing a new government? Are we going to go to the polls again in a few months? If so, then we may need to leverage …

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Educators re-imagine education at Innovation Academy UCD

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Over the past two years, Innovation Academy UCD has offered its Professional Certificate and Diploma for Entrepreneurial Educators to education professionals of all disciplines and levels from primary right through to higher education. The course has been very popular with participants and in some cases has had a transformative effect. Below some of the past alumni have taken the time …

David NevinEducators re-imagine education at Innovation Academy UCD
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GradHow Wins Inaugural UCD Start-Up Stars Programme

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Dublin, Ireland, 29 June 2015, GradHow an early-stage University College Dublin (UCD) student venture has won the inaugural UCD Startup Stars programme. GradHow is developing an online platform to help college students reduce the uncertainty they encounter when they graduate by helping them to understand the employment opportunities that are relevant to them and by challenging the way employers recruit. …

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Six Early Stage Ventures to Take Part in University College Dublin’s New Start-Up Programme for Students

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6 May 2015, Dublin, Ireland, Six early stage ventures have been selected to take part in a new start-up programme for University College Dublin (UCD) undergraduate students. The initiative, called UCD Startup Stars, has been developed by NovaUCD and the UCD Innovation Academy, to provide a framework and support programme for UCD undergraduates who want to work together to build start-up …

David NevinSix Early Stage Ventures to Take Part in University College Dublin’s New Start-Up Programme for Students
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Innovation Academy at The Irish Times for AIB Startup Academy

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See full story at http://www.irishtimes.com/business/week-two-of-the-aib-start-up-academy-an-introduction-to-design-thinking-1.2088255 from 2 February 2015 Week two of the AIB Start-up Academy: An introduction to ‘design thinking’ Entrepreneurs to learn quick, inexpensive experiments to tweak or change a product This week, the 11 AIB Start-up Academy finalists will gather for the programme’s second module. The Academy lecturers will introduce the start-ups to “design thinking”. The instructors …

David NevinInnovation Academy at The Irish Times for AIB Startup Academy
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Could the Business Model Canvas help farmers (our piece in The Irish Times)

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The following piece by The Innovation Academy’s Executive Director, Dr Johnny Ryan, featured in The Irish Times on Friday, 5 December 2014, highlights a novel application of the Business Model Canvas by Brendan Allen, an Entrepreneurial Specialist at The Innovation Academy and CEO of Castlemine Farm.  Alexander Osterwalder: Designing the best business model Decision makers in business are challenged by complexity. …

David NevinCould the Business Model Canvas help farmers (our piece in The Irish Times)
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Innovation Academy student in The Irish Times

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The Irish Times, 7 November 2015. Full story here. Find your niche and put focus on design While design may seem like a luxury to many start-ups, the reality is that it can deliver very real returns.   A report by Sir George Cox for the UK Treasury in 2005 started with definitions of three key ingredients that could enhance …

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Innovation Academy graduates pictured in The Kilkenny People

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From The Kilkenny People, page 4, 31 October 2014. Pictured are forty-three new entrepreneurial thinkers from across Ireland who were recognised at Kilkenny Castle on Saturday 25th of October. They were awarded postgraduate certificates, marking their completion of immersive study in the UCD Innovation Academy’s programmes based in Kilkenny, Galway, Clonmel, Portlaois and Limerick. The group were presented with the …

David NevinInnovation Academy graduates pictured in The Kilkenny People
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Academy Executive Director writes in The Irish Times on lean development and “why prototypes kill hubris”

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After the dotcom bust, entrepreneurs came to realise the untested hunch was no longer adequate. Read the full story in The Irish Times at http://www.irishtimes.com/business/what-start-ups-need-is-proof-not-passion-1.1949565 By Johnny Ryan, The Irish Times, 3 October 2014. In 1999, the start-up Webvan launched in the US with the intention of becoming the grocery service for online shoppers. It climbed to a multibillion dollar valuation …

David NevinAcademy Executive Director writes in The Irish Times on lean development and “why prototypes kill hubris”
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Kilkenny People: “Innovative ideas lead to employment”

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The Kilkenny People: “Innovative ideas lead to employment” The Kilkenny People, 15 August 2014, reported on presentations by students of The UCD Innovation Academy. “Last Thursday afternoon a group of innovation students took the stage … to puty their startup ideas to an audience of local businesses and Minister of State Ann Phelan. The students were part of a programme …

David NevinKilkenny People: “Innovative ideas lead to employment”
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The Irish Independent: 74% of UCD Innovation Academy students go on to create or gain employment

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The Irish Independent, 6 August 2014, noted that “Remarkably 74 per cent of Springboard students who graduated from the ‘Postgraduate Certificate on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise’ at The Innovation Academy at UCD last year went into employment or created their own jobs by launching new companies.”

David NevinThe Irish Independent: 74% of UCD Innovation Academy students go on to create or gain employment
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Academy specialist Dan Hayden writes in The Irish Times on regulatory requirements for driverless cars.

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The Irish Times, 11 August 2014. With large-scale trials set to begin in three cities next year, Irish legislators need to act quickly to get in the fast lane of latest innovation. The full piece is at http://www.irishtimes.com/business/government-policy-rather-than-technology-is-roadblock-to-new-era-of-driverless-cars-1.1891293

David NevinAcademy specialist Dan Hayden writes in The Irish Times on regulatory requirements for driverless cars.
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The Innovation Academy, UCD, on the front page of the Business Section of The Irish Examiner

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“Innovation holds key to sustainable growth” The Irish Examiner, 18 July 2014. Students at UCD’s Innovation Academy find themselves working with people from very different disciplines and levels of experience in an intentional approach designed to broaden minds. In avoiding having groups of people with the same background or experience working together, the academy’s graduates gain knowledge of how to …

David NevinThe Innovation Academy, UCD, on the front page of the Business Section of The Irish Examiner
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Innovation Academy project inside tech startup incubator Wayra featured in The Irish Times

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A team of 30 students from The Innovation Academy worked with tech startups in June 2014. A feature on their design thinking work appeared in The Irish Times on 4 July 2014. See full story here . Applying design thinking to start-ups Students from the Innovation Academy at UCD brought design thinking to client start-ups at the Wayra incubator, with …

David NevinInnovation Academy project inside tech startup incubator Wayra featured in The Irish Times
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Newstalk FM’s Bobby Kerr visits The Innovation Academy to discuss the journey of an entrepreneur with Maurice Knightly

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Bobby Kerr visited The Innovation Academy at UCD for Down To Business, his show on Newstalk FM. He spoke to Maurice Knightly and interviewed students about their work on bringing innovation to companies. The piece below was aired on Saturday, 21 July 2014. Or you can click here to leave this site and hear the clip on Newstalk FM’s site (go …

David NevinNewstalk FM’s Bobby Kerr visits The Innovation Academy to discuss the journey of an entrepreneur with Maurice Knightly
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The Academy’s Executive Director, Dr. Johnny Ryan, writes on Design Thinking for organisations in The Irish Times

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This article appeared in The Irish Times on Friday, 6 June 2014.  Ireland, though not a global design capital, is not a bad place to develop a new product. Dublin was shortlisted to the final three entrants for the World Capital of Design 2014, and next year will be “The year of Irish design”, a year-long programme convened by the …

David NevinThe Academy’s Executive Director, Dr. Johnny Ryan, writes on Design Thinking for organisations in The Irish Times
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Innovation Academy specialist Ronan Byrne wins Rising Star at the Farmer of The Year Awards

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Ronan Byrne, of the Friendly Farmer based near Athenry, won the ‘Rising Star of 2014’ prize at Farmer of the Year awards. Ronan is an entrepreneurial specialist at The Innovation Academy, and will be working with The Academy’s adult cohort in Limerick next month. Ronan’s farm was visited in April by awards judges Liam Myles and Ella McSweeney, presenter on RTE’s Ear to …

David NevinInnovation Academy specialist Ronan Byrne wins Rising Star at the Farmer of The Year Awards
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UCD INNOVATION ACADEMY APPOINTS DR. JOHNNY RYAN AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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Image: Dr Johnny Ryan speaking at the World Association of Newspapers in Bangkok, 2014 Dublin, 8 April 2014, 2014: The Innovation Academy, UCD, today announced that it has appointed Dr Johnny Ryan as Executive Director. In his new role Dr. Ryan will take responsibility for the execution of the strategic mission and expansion of the Academy, and management of core …

David NevinUCD INNOVATION ACADEMY APPOINTS DR. JOHNNY RYAN AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

ERASMUS OPPORTUNITY FOR UCD UNDERGRADUATES

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28/03/13 ERASMUS INTENSIVE PROGRAMME Funded by the EU as part of the Education and Culture DG Lifelong Learning Programme. Creative Thinking & Innovation. June 10th to 28th inclusive – held on Belfield Campus. This special project, a partnership between UCD, TTK University of Applied Sciences (Estonia), JAMK University of Applied Sciences (Finland) and the University of Ulster, brings together undergraduate …

David NevinERASMUS OPPORTUNITY FOR UCD UNDERGRADUATES
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INNOVATION ACADEMY, UCD AND GAA COLLABORATE TO DELIVER COMMUNITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME

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23/01/14 Programme aims to promote sustainable communities and provide an alternative to emigration Dublin, 23 January, 2014: The Innovation Academy, UCD and the GAA are to collaborate on a new initiative aimed at promoting sustainable communities throughout Ireland. The Community Entrepreneurship Programme was launched in Croke Park today by Professor Andrew Deeks, President, UCD and Uachtarán Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Liam …

David NevinINNOVATION ACADEMY, UCD AND GAA COLLABORATE TO DELIVER COMMUNITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME

ANNOUNCING UCD’S FIRST MAKER CHALLENGE

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ANNOUNCING UCD’S FIRST MAKER CHALLENGE 06/11/13 3D PRINTER HACKATHON 3D printing is set to revolutionise science, technology and the arts. You can be part of that revolution with the launch of the new Innovation Academy space for Innovators and Entrepreneurs at UCD. We want our innovators to build the future so to celebrate the opening of our new purpose built …

David NevinANNOUNCING UCD’S FIRST MAKER CHALLENGE

Suzi Jarvis, Director of The Innovation Academy, featured in The Irish Times

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Academia reaches out into wider world: Problem-solving is a key part of innovation. Some of the most creative solutions are sparked in real contexts Karlin Lillington. Irish Times [Dublin] 17 Oct 2013: 4. A university should be part of its broader community. That conviction has led Prof Suzi Jarvis, head of UCD’s Innovation Academy, to launch a new Rural Entrepreneurship …

David NevinSuzi Jarvis, Director of The Innovation Academy, featured in The Irish Times

ALL-IN INNOVATION: THE ENTREPRENEURIAL IDEA

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26/09/13 Friday, September 27, 2013 at 09:00 EDT (13:00 UTC / 14:00 Dublin local time) Event listing URL: http://goo.gl/FbFUHO Live webchat URLs: https://conx.state.gov/ireland (Short URL: http://goo.gl/35w4k5 ) and http://www.youtube.com/user/paodublin Join youth participants from Ireland, Northern Ireland and beyond in a discussion with an expert panel on how to turn your innovative ideas into action! Featured speakers include Lucy Masterson, founder …

David NevinALL-IN INNOVATION: THE ENTREPRENEURIAL IDEA
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INNOVATION ACADEMY, UCD AT GRANBY PARK!

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Innovation Academy, UCD will be at Granby Park, Parnell Street THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER, 18.30 Innovation Academy, UCD will be hosting an evening of Creative Thinking Workshops followed by a series of short engaging discussions & talks by past graduates of the Academy in Granby Park, Dublin 1. Workshop will be run by Innovation Academy staff and alumni and will give …

David NevinINNOVATION ACADEMY, UCD AT GRANBY PARK!

VOTE FOR MUSHROOM CITY!

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VOTE FOR MUSHROOM CITY! 04/07/13 Did you know that 100s of kilos of coffee grounds are wasted every week in Ireland? Did you know that used coffee grounds are fantastic for growing mushrooms? Dublin Urban Farm challenged one team of Springboard students in the May class to come up with a product solution to this food waste. Their solution was …

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INNOVATION ACADEMY, UCD SPRINGBOARD 2013 PROGRAMMES LAUNCHED TODAY

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21/06/13 I’m delighted to let you know that the Minister for Education launched Springboard 2013 at lunch time today. The Innovation Academy, University College Dublin will be one of the largest providers under the new programme, offering 216 places for a Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Enterprise and 108 places for a University Certificate in Rural Entrepreneurship. It is …

David NevinINNOVATION ACADEMY, UCD SPRINGBOARD 2013 PROGRAMMES LAUNCHED TODAY
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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE VERY FIRST GRADUATES OF THE JOINT CERTIFICATE IN INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP!

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01/05/13 Graduation Ceremony for UCD, TCD, QUB Joint Certificate in Innovation & EntrepreneurshipHuge congratulations must be made to the very first batch of graduates of the UCD, TCD, QUB Joint Certificate in Innovation! Lovely sunshine saw the inaugural ceremony off, with the President of UCD, Dr Hugh Brady, the Provost of TCD, Dr Patrick Prendergast awarding the 15 graduates with …

David NevinCONGRATULATIONS TO THE VERY FIRST GRADUATES OF THE JOINT CERTIFICATE IN INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP!

FIRST GRADUATION CEREMONY FOR THE JOINT CERTIFICATE IN INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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22/04/13 Huge congratulations go out to the very first batch of TCD and UCD PhD students to graduate with the Joint Certificate in Innovation & Entrepreneurship. On Tuesday the 30th April 2013, in the Clock Tower, Department of Education, the students will be awarded with their parchment for the Joint Certificate. The President of University College Dublin, the Provost of …

David NevinFIRST GRADUATION CEREMONY FOR THE JOINT CERTIFICATE IN INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP