RDI Hub Open Day
Fexco and RDI Hub will host an open day for the businesses and community of Killorglin towards the end of March. The new RDI Hub is located at Anglont, which is just outside Killorglin. Event date and time will be confirmed shortly.
About the RDI Hub
RDI Hub is a world-class centre for design-led, digital innovation located in Ireland’s South West. A first of its kind, RDI Hub focuses on digitisation, ideation and commercialisation of innovation and research in the fintech and related technologies’ sectors. RDI Hub is a not-for-profit partnership between Private Enterprise (Fexco), HEI Research (Institute of Technology Tralee) and Government (Kerry County Council).
The centre will build on the Southwest’s regional strengths as globally connected financial services and entrepreneurial hotspot, supported by partners fintech company Fexco, the Institute of Technology Tralee and Kerry County Council.
The company was successful in the highly competitive Enterprise Ireland Regional Enterprise Development Fund in 2017, in recognition of its potential to forge new paths for economic growth and accelerated job creation in the region.
RDI Hub will support Irish and international talent by fostering a design-led living lab ecosystem focused on digitisation and scaling business through training, accelerator programmes for startups and innovation services for established companies.
RDI Hub will be located in the former Liebig manufacturing plant located outside Killorglin, donated by fintech partner Fexco. The building will be renamed in honour of John McCarthy as a tribute to the Stanford University Computer Scientist, one of the founders of the discipline of artificial intelligence, whose father was born in Cromane in Kerry.