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Inform Include Ignite

Embedded Research for the 21st Century through
place-based STEAM education and Creative Placemaking 


SMARTlab Skelligs is based in Cahersiveen, S Kerry and is part of the SMARTlab Global network of research clusters


We are a team of embedded researchers in partnership with Living Iveragh


We create learning events around place-based STEAM education and placemaking 


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SMARTlab is an academic collective created to ignite change.

SMARTlab promotes user-driven, transdisciplinary research, leveraging Creative Technology Innovations for social change.

For three decades, SMARTlab has run an award-winning practice-based PhD programme and delivered high-impact research, development and innovation programmes and projects. SMARTlab aims to bring together the brightest minds across disciplines and to provide them with the tools they need to contribute to solving real-world problems and building sustainable solutions.​ We provide world-class research and incubation space and offer a brain trust for academic staff, practice-based PhD students, Postdoctoral Researchers, transdisciplinary teams spanning the Arts, Engineering, Humanities, Social and Natural Sciences, Connected Public Health and Business Innovation domains, alongside private and public sector partners.

SMARTlab Skelligs is part of the global network connecting S. Kerry to SMARTlab partners and alumni all over the world.

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Place-Based STEAM

Learning happens at the intersection of the disciplines and by is grounded through localised application  

Creative Placemaking 

Harnessing the creativity in all communities for their environmental social and economic resilience

 Innovation and Enterprise

The Future is Now


We are available to work with Government Academia, Industry / Corporate and Civil Society


T: +353-(0) 83- 365-9355


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From research labs, to think tanks SMARTlab takes up residence where it's needed most to help solve complex issues as they relate to those most vulnerable. 

Find us in universities and in communities We are a global group with specialities that range from immersive XR to leading-edge technology in 3D printing we create solutions that change lives. 

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