We are a public-private initiative comprising Climate-KIC, Trinity College Dublin, Luvent Consulting and Technical University Denmark. Our city partners include Berlin City, Dublin City Council and more. UPS (United Parcel Services) is our corporate partner. Tangent, Trinity’s Ideas Workspace powered by Trinity College Dublin, Luvent Consulting and DTU are the implementation partners.
Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, is uniquely positioned to deliver on this great initiative, Tangent has successfully delivered a number of EIT Climate. KIC and EIT Digital Health accelerator and incubator initiatives in recent years, as well as a suite of certified and professional innovation programmes for students, academics and corporate audiences. Tangent is currently managing a 36-month New Ventures initiative for the Irish Manufactuing Research Centre (IMR) as part of their Climate KIC supported ‘Circuléire’ initiative. We have also just completed the first of 3 iterations of ‘Alssesor’, the AI Accelerator. Tangent is Informed by research and international best practice and our programmes are engaging, interactive and experiential.
Luvent Consulting, an EIT Climate KIC partner, is a global consultancy committed to providing innovative solutions to the challenges of economic, social and climate transformation. We specialise in implementing solutions at the intersection of climate change and innovation, applying holistic and integrative approaches involving a wide range of stakeholders. We have a powerful global support network with a track record of implementing public and private sector projects in over 70 countries through our dynamic ecosystem of partners and specialists.
Danmarks Teknikse Universitet (DTU) The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has one of the most well-developed ecosystems for innovation and entrepreneurship among technical universities in Europe. This ecosystem helps bringing new ideas and inventions from the classrooms and research laboratories at DTU into the real world, where they can create new jobs and help solve tasks and challenges in society. DTU further developed a well-founded framework for Sustainability Impact Assessment for Circular Economy applicable to circular cities solutions. Other stakeholders in the Meridian Accelerator include UPS, the international Courier and Logistics company, Berlin Senat, Dublin City Council and Athens City Council.