CoLab is an innovation centre based on the Atlantic Technological University, Donegal (ATU) campus. It provides flexible office space, and outstanding facilities, for high-potential start-ups. CoLab is a community of entrepreneurs and a culture of collaboration.
What began as an incubation space in Donegal has grown into a widely respected ‘innovation ecosystem’ for technology and export start-ups. Over 200 entrepreneurs have already turned their business ideas into profitable commercial enterprises here, many have grown to operate successfully in global markets. Between them, companies at CoLab have created over 1000 jobs, and raised millions in investment and competitive grants. CoLab companies are leading the way in exciting innovation, some of the ideas under development include: life saving drone software, sensory wearable technologies, digital creativity, and toy manufacturers promoting a positive body image.