We shape creative minds.

#UnlockingCreativity

We shape creative minds.

#UnlockingCreativity

We shape creative minds.

#UnlockingCreativity

The Innovation Academy’s mission is to provide a transformational education experience for the betterment of society and the economy. We shape creative minds capable of launching new ventures.

UCD Innovation Academy is a unit of University College Dublin, and was established through the Innovation Alliance between University College Dublin and Trinity College Dublin. Since then it has expanded from its initial focus on working with PhDs. Today the Academy works with undergraduates, postgraduates, and educators, and with organisations and partners beyond academia.

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The Innovation Academy’s mission is to provide a transformational education experience for the betterment of society and the economy. We shape creative minds capable of launching new ventures.

UCD Innovation Academy is a unit of University College Dublin, and was established through the Innovation Alliance between University College Dublin and Trinity College Dublin. Since then it has expanded from its initial focus on working with PhDs. Today the Academy works with undergraduates, postgraduates, and educators, and with organisations and partners beyond academia.

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Find a Course That Fits Your Need!

At UCD Innovation Academy we offer you a transformative educational experience
no matter what level, discipline or industry you work in.

Find a Course That Fits Your Need!

At UCD Innovation Academy we offer you a transformative educational experience
no mater what level, discipline or industry you work in.

Public Sector Innovation
Public Sector Innovation

Experience innovation at UCD Innovation Academy. UCD Innovation Academy offers a range of talks, workshops, hackathons and programmes for Public Sector organisations. We enable organisations across the sector to discover unmet customer needs, imagine and prototype effective solutions. Our solutions build the capabilities of staff at all levels to champion innovation practices in their organisations.


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UCD Professional Diploma in Creativity, Innovation and Leadership
UCD Professional Diploma in Creativity, Innovation and Leadership
Leadership excellence through creativity and innovation – Today’s managers require the mindset and skill-set to adapt to change, seize opportunity and drive innovation in their business in order to stay competitive and resilient.

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Professional Certificate and Diploma for Entrepreneurial Educators
Professional Certificate and Diploma for Entrepreneurial Educators

Educators reimagine education. The course is designed for educators of all levels and disciplines who want to explore new ways to teach. It offers a transformative experience for educators and their students.


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UCD PhD Innovation Modules
UCD PhD and Masters Innovation Modules

Broaden your skills by working with UCD PhD candidates and Masters students from different disciplines, and work on real world problems facing industry. The Innovation Academy’s in a cross-discipline, multi-national community, where students learn to explore creative and entrepreneurial thinking.


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Public Sector Innovation
Public Sector Innovation

Experience innovation at UCD Innovation Academy. UCD Innovation Academy offers a range of talks, workshops, hackathons and programmes for Public Sector organisations. We enable organisations across the sector to discover unmet customer needs, imagine and prototype effective solutions. Our solutions build the capabilities of staff at all levels to champion innovation practices in their organisations.


Learn More
UCD Professional Diploma in Creativity, Innovation and Leadership
UCD Professional Diploma in Creativity, Innovation and Leadership
Leadership excellence through creativity and innovation – Today’s managers require the mindset and skill-set to adapt to change, seize opportunity and drive innovation in their business in order to stay competitive and resilient.

Learn More
Professional Certificate and Diploma for Entrepreneurial Educators
Professional Certificate and Diploma for Entrepreneurial Educators

Educators reimagine education. The course is designed for educators of all levels and disciplines who want to explore new ways to teach. It offers a transformative experience for educators and their students.


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UCD undergraduate innovation modules
UCD PhD  and Masters Innovation Modules

Broaden your skills by working with UCD PhD candidates and Masters students from different disciplines, and work on real world problems facing industry. The Innovation Academy’s in a cross-discipline, multi-national community, where students learn to explore creative and entrepreneurial thinking.


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It’s like being immersed in a river of ideas.
Every day. Every moment.Ferdia Mac Anna (novelist, director, producer, and Innovation Academy graduate)
It’s like being immersed in a river of ideas. Every day. Every moment.Ferdia Mac Anna (novelist, director, producer, and Innovation Academy graduate)

Our Success Stories 

Our Success Stories 




David NevinThe Innovation Academy UCD