Creative Spark, a centre for creativity and innovation, provides space, skills, technology, structures and a platform for peer support and capacity building for creative practitioners, start-ups and entrepreneurs. It aims to advance education and benefit the community of County Louth and the wider region through providing opportunities to improve core skills, aid learning processes, raise confidence and self-esteem.
Its vision is to provide a collaborative environment where learners, educators, innovators, start-ups, SMEs, creative industries and the local community can meet and exchange ideas, knowledge and best practice – to provide economic opportunity and development across the north-east region. Its mission is to provide space and technology and deliver diverse programmes that reach and activate creative and entrepreneurial people in the local community by building capacity and staying ahead of requirements for successful creative and innovative entrepreneurship.
Working across creativity, enterprise and community Creative Spark we has three pillars to its activities:
- It provides space
- It delivers supports
- It connects clusters
Established in 2012, Creative Spark is a provides state of the art workspace, meeting and training facilities over two sites extending to over 23,000 square feet. The delivery of the Enterprise FabLab in 2022 aims to develop an entrepreneurial cluster whilst solving real industry challenges and provide assistance in business support, as well as technical, engineering and design expertise within a dedicated facility.
The Creative Spark Downtown Hub will engage a new community of smart and remote workers who are more active in the local community as a consequence of our changing working environment.
Dundalk Louth A91 HF77