In celebration of World Oceans Day - TU Dublin Open Labs is delighted to welcome John Walsh (CreateLab & TU Dublin), who will present an overview of CreateLab’s innovative and award-winning product design and development capabilities and industry case studies.
Date: 8th of June 2021
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
In celebration of World Oceans Day - TU Dublin Open Labs are delighted to welcome John Walsh (CreateLab & TU Dublin), who will present an overview of CreateLab’s innovative and award-winning product design and development capabilities and industry case studies. Guest speakers from Water Stations Ireland will provide insight on their past and current projects with TU Dublin and provide insight into collaborating with TU Dublin Open Labs.
- John Walsh, Assistant Head of School at TU Dublin School of Creative Arts
- Guest Speakers from Water Stations Ireland
- David Gardiner, Licensing Executive for TU Dublin Hothouse
- Dr Shawna Johnston, Business Development Manager TU Dublin Hothouse
Who should attend?
This webinar will be of use to anyone interested in product design and development research and collaboration with TU Dublin and funding and supports available to support potential projects.
There will be a breakout room available after the presentation and panel discussion where delegates will have the opportunity to speak with researchers in more detail.
The webinar will be available via Microsoft Teams from the link sent to you in your confirmation email. Please click ‘Go to online event page’ on Tuesday 8th of June on or before 12:30pm.
CreateLab is an initiative of TU Dublin Hothouse in partnership with the TU Dublin School of Creative Arts, Grangegorman and the School of Mechanical and Design Engineering in Bolton Street, supporting the industry through design in the development of new products and creation of Intellectual Property. CreateLab has extensive Product Design and Development expertise in the areas of Design Research, Ideation, Concept Development, User-Centred Design, Product Development, Design Engineering, Prototyping, 3D Printing, CAD, Design for Manufacture etc. Through CreateLab, clients can also access excellent prototyping and workshop facilities.
Water Stations Ireland smart water stations use cutting edge technologies to help communities reduce their reliance on single-use plastic. They also offer hands-free options to mitigate the spread of Covid-19. The Water Stations empower everyone, everywhere, to choose an alternative way of accessing free clean water, without a single-use, disposable plastic bottle and the emissions released by creating it from fossil fuels. Water Stations Ireland are empowering society to break from the overproduction of plastic waste and its effect on wellbeing and that of the environment.
Open Labs is a pioneering Research and Development outreach initiative from TU Dublin Hothouse and has supported over 150 start-ups and SMEs to develop new products and services since it was established in 2018. During that time, it has generated over €1.5m in research income and has provided industry sectors that are critical to the Irish economy with access to over 600 researchers and to high-tech facilities to support early-stage research and innovation.
TU Dublin Hothouse is the award-winning Knowledge Transfer and Incubation Centre located on TU Dublin Grangegorman Campus. We are responsible for the commercialisation of intellectual property arising from TU Dublin research. We are the hub of innovation and technology transfer activities and have a range of spinout technologies available to industry across Life Sciences, Food, ICT, Software, Industrial Technology, Manufacturing and Clean Technologies. Our team works with students, lecturers and research teams across TU Dublin as well as with entrepreneurs, industry leaders and investors. Through the TU Dublin Hothouse New Frontiers Start-up Programme, we provide a start-up incubator for innovative and promising start-up companies.