May 16, 2018

DCU and Talent Garden announce groundbreaking Innovation Partnership

Talent Garden and DCU establish the first European Coworking -University strategic partnership in Dublin to service the needs of global tech leaders. Europe’s largest co-working network, Talent Garden, will launch a new hub for digital innovation, in partnership with Dublin City University this autumn. This will be the first collaboration of its kind in Europe.

Founded six years ago, Talent Garden is now the largest European co-working and digital innovation network, hosting hundreds of start up companies and working with large corporates, including the likes of BMW, Google and Electrolux, in 23 campuses across eight European countries.

Talent Garden will create a unique Irish facility, based in DCU Alpha innovation campus, which will provide flexible work space for freelancers, tech start-ups and corporate innovation labs, with capacity for 350 people. The co-working building will also feature Talent Garden’s Innovation School, a digital skills ‘bootcamp’ education platform, which will work in partnership with DCU Business School to upskill entrepreneurs and assist corporates on their ‘digital transformation’ journeys. Crucially members of Talent Garden Dublin can also avail of the platform anywhere in the growing Talent Garden network of facilities across 18 cities in Europe. The local partners of Talent Garden Dublin are Luca Ascani, Salvatore Esposito and Niall O’Connor, successful tech entrepreneurs based in Ireland.

For more information please visit DCU website.

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