Embedding Sustainability Skills in the Curriculum

IKC3 working with the national N-TUTORR project were delighted to facilitate a solutions-driven workshop at Munster Technological University (MTU) identifying how sustainability skills can be developed and embedded within the curriculum.   ‘Sustainability skills will be vital for the future,’ said Dr. Niamh Power, Academic Developer at N-TUTORR  at MTU, ‘and we are keen to equip […]

Skills and Knowledge Sharing for Sustainability with Mullingar Chamber of Commerce

Developing sustainability skills and sharing approaches were key themes at the Mullingar Chamber session this week. ‘ There is a recognition that we all need to upskill and learn from each other to enable the transition to net zero,’ says Thomas Flynn of Mullingar Chamber. ‘Here in Mullingar, we have excellent examples from local business […]

Kildare Sustainability Council Responding to Climate Change

IKC3 are delighted to be members of the recently formed Kildare Chamber Sustainability Council who are looking to support members along their sustainability journey. ‘Sustainability is a key priority for Kildare’ says Sinead Ronan, interim CEO of the Chamber, ‘the move to net zero is going impact business and wider society and our Sustainability Council are […]

Showcase 2024 – ‘Wool Wonders; Different Strands of Innovation’

Eve Savage, Educational Designer at IKC3 and Dr Tim Yeomans, Centre Manager at Shannon ABC, located at MTU Kerry Campus, were guest speakers at Showcase Ireland 2024 at the RDS. They spoke on the topic of ‘Wool Wonders; Different Strands of Innovation’ which focused on research, innovation, education & outreach opportunities for the Irish wool […]

Sustainability Skills with South Dublin Chamber Members

IKC3 were delighted to partner with South Dublin Chamber to discuss sustainability skills with chamber members from industry hosted by the PM Group. In this interactive session IKC3 provided an overview of the emerging skills that will be required, jobs growth in sustainability,  and  a range of tips for getting started on the sustainability ‘journey.’  […]

IKC3 launch new Sustainability for Small & Medium Enterprises

SME - Small to Medium Enterprise

Ireland’s Knowledge Centre for Carbon and Climate (www.IKC3.ie) is delivering a step change in the development and deployment of education, innovation, collaborative, and design thinking to tackle some of the most pressing challenges we face today in the context of climate disruption. The IKC3 Project is led by Munster Technological University and delivered in collaboration […]

REEdI Summer Camp 

IKC3 collaborated with REEdI (Rethinking Engineering Education in Ireland) with their Summer Camp, held from 21st-23rd August for incoming transition year and 5th year students. IKC3 designed two workshops – one focused on the importance of designing sustainably within engineering. It looked at the need to be more sustainable, climate change, biodiversity loss and resource […]

BISC-E 2023 Competiton and Final

BISC-E (Bio-Based Innovation Student Challenge – Europe) invites students from all disciplines to design solutions that contribute to a sustainable and circular economy. Are you ready to develop an innovative bio-based solution to help overcome hurdles standing in the way of a climate-neutral Europe? These innovative products or services can tackle technological, environmental or societal […]

Sustainability and Natural Products Workshop

This week saw NatPro, Trinity Centre for Natural Products Research, an IKC3 Trinity College Dublin partner bringing together business from across the natural products sector to identify the skills, innovation needs and the approaches required to enable transition to sustainability. Organised by Prof Helen Sheridan and Dr Gaia Scalabrino, NatPro Directors, business and sector bodies […]