Locate at NovaUCD

Where Start-Ups Grow and Scale

Offices, Labs and Co-Working Space Available for High-Tech Start-Ups with Global Ambition

With our newly developed East Courtyard we can now support an ambitious community of over 450 people.

Join our community of successful founders and benefit from our unrivalled networks of serial and next generation entrepreneurs, private investors and VCs, experienced business mentors and world-class researchers.

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Why Locate at NovaUCD ?

Modern Facilities

  • Business units, laboratories and co-working space
  • Boardroom and meeting rooms
  • On-site café
  • Access to UCD sports facilities
  • 15 mins from City Centre

Grow and Scale

  • Introductions to private investors and VCs
  • Access to business partners and mentors
  • Advice on finance and tax, intellectual property, grants and funding opportunities
  • Flexible terms to enable start-up growth

Community and Networks

  • Events, workshops and seminars provided by key influencers and experts from the start-up ecosystem
  • Networking and knowledge sharing with like minded entrepreneurs

Access to UCD Expertise

  • Access UCD student talent through UCD Internship programmes
  • Collaborative opportunities with world-class UCD researchers and R&D facilities on-campus

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Why Our Clients Choose Us

"To be able to use the NovaUCD brand carries weight when you’re talking to investors and customers alike."

- Viliam Holub, Co-Founder, Logentries

“I think success comes from the environment you put yourself in and I think it is particularly important to be somewhere like NovaUCD. There is an energy and a vibrancy here that is just terrific.”

Tracy O'Rourke, Founder, Vivid Edge

"Developing a start-up can actually be quite a lonely path and the emotional support of having people around you in a similar situation was very valuable."

- Conor Hanley, Founder, BiancaMed 

"We have evolved quite significantly since we were set-up and the facilities, supports and services provided at NovaUCD certainly made it easy to for us to concentrate on growing the company."

- Wayne Byrne, CEO, OxyMem

Virtual Events


Digital Marketing Clinic

14:00 - 16:00
Optimisably's mission is to guide start-ups and SMEs in building a solid foundation for their brand’s online presence. Book a free online consultation with Francine Ongchangco who will provide advise and information on; Website Design and Build, SEO Audit and Optimisation, Full Digital Brand Strategy Content Marketing, Social Media Strategy, Digital Marketing Consulting, Brand Digital Integration and Digitalisation Onboarding
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Dun Laoghaire Local Enterprise Office Individual Clinics

12:00 - 14:00
Mariea Mullally from our Local Enterprise Office, Dun - Laoghaire Rathdown is available to discuss supports available and provide advice on: Funding opportunities for start-up development or payroll costs, Management programmes in relation to Investor-Read, Mentoring, Business Advice and Other supports available from your Local Enterprise Office
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NovaUCD Partners

Our Partners' offers include Consultations, Discounts and Credits

Contact Us

To join our community of entrepreneurs please contact: 

Helen McGrath

Operations Manager, UCD Research and Innovation

t: +353 1 716 3711
e: helen.mcgrath@ucd.ie


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