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The SMARTlab mission is to bring together teams of artists, scholars, technologists and policy makers to share a commitment to creative technology innovation for real social change.

At UCD we provide a world-class research and incubation space for academic staff, practice-based PhD students and interdisciplinary teams of artists and technologists, scholars and education experts, community workers and industry representatives, working together to create and test the efficacy of new media and informatics tools designed for a ‘universal design’ ethos.

Together, we make new media tools, games, software applications, and live and telematic performances that demonstrate our model of social inclusion through the sharing of intellectual, creative and innovative capital.  Read more on