Thursday August 13, 2020

TCD urges next government to honour €150m funding pledge

Money earmarked for huge €1 billion innovation campus in Dublin city centre

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
14th June, 2020
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Diarmuid O’Brien, chief innovation officer at Trinity College Dublin. Picture: Fergal Phillips

A new government should stick with the existing one’s plan to fund €150 million of a €1 billion innovation campus in the city centre, Trinity College’s chief innovation officer has said.

Diarmuid O’Brien told the Business Post that it was important that any new government maintained the commitment to providing the funding for Trinity’s Grand Canal Innovation District as part of Ireland’s recovery from the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions....

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