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Tangent, Trinity's Ideas Workspace

As a European leader in student entrepreneurship, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin has established Tangent, Trinity’s Ideas Workspace. This new space, housed in a world-class facility, co-located within an expanded School of Business, offers students, staff, and the wider innovation ecosystem a place to come together to collaborate, build and innovate.

Trinity is committed to providing a transformative learning environment that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship at all levels across the university. We challenge our students and our partners to challenge themselves. Trinity is at the forefront of promoting entrepreneurship as an engine for economic growth and for social and cultural development.

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Putting Ideas Into Action That Can Positively Impact The World

Trinity College Dublin is a leading university that has been associated with original thought and innovation for over four centuries. The university in a unique position to drive innovation in today’s world of constant change by providing a suite of supports and facilities for our student and staff to pursue entrepreneurship as a viable and rewarding career path. Rooted in Ireland and globally engaged, Tangent, Trinity's Ideas Workspace aims to inspire the next generation of student entrepreneurs and start-ups by enabling them to explore new possibilities.

In addition, Tangent has created a front door to the dynamic and burgeoning entrepreneurship community in Dublin and to the many Trinity graduate entrepreneurs who are creating or driving new businesses globally. At the heart of Dublin's tech industry, Tangent plays a key role in developing innovation within the national startup ecosystem. Tangent encompasses a number of core activities that contribute to the University’s mission to deliver economic, cultural and social value through innovation and entrepreneurship.

Tangent has a proven track record of success in innovation with award-winning educational and training programmes, successful start-ups supported through our summer accelerator programme along with an established programme calendar of events. We collaborate with companies large and small who play an active role working with our start-ups, our students, and on our educational and training programmes.