The Institute plays a key role in the economic, social and cultural development of the region. DkIT is part of a wider business and local community, and with the Regional Development Centre and Lifelong Learning Centre both providing support to the business and general community.
Regional Development Centre - Where Research and Innovation meets Enterprise
The Enterprise and Innovation Research Group (EIRG) is focused on developing the research agenda of the Regional Development Centre in the area of enterprise, economic entrepreneurship and innovation.
The research endeavours of EIRG will utilise the wealth of primary data and knowledge on business start-up support and development accumulated by the RDC and will strive to inform new programme development and new company support initiatives.
The Enterprise and Innovation Research Group has two key focuses:
The Institute was one of the original network of Regional Technical Colleges set up in the 1970s with an emphasis on business, engineering and science. Over the past decade and a half, the Institute has expanded its range of programmes to include hospitality, humanities, music, creative arts and nursing. Apprenticeship courses have been run at the Institute since it was opened and the courses continue to include the electrical, motor, plumbing and carpentry areas.
Social Entrepreneurship in the Healthcare Sector an on-line learning experience by Podcast.
The Accelerating Campus Entrepreneurship (ACE) Initiative at Dundalk Institute of Technology announces a new way for to learn about entrepreneurship in the healthcare sector. The ACE Initiative seeks to expose students in non-business disciplines to the opportunity of studying entrepreneurship.
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Dundalk (Irish: Dún Dealgan ) is the county town of County Louth in Ireland, situated close to the border with Northern Ireland. It is sited on the lowest bridging point of the Castletown River. The town crest reads "Mé do rug Cú Chulainn Cróga" (I gave birth to brave Cú Chulainn). In 2003, Dundalk was amongst nine cities and towns to be designated Gateway status in the Irish Government's National Spatial Strategy