Funded by HCI Pillar 3 (Innovation) and the Convene project to foster industry-academia collaboration, Mairéad works with a team of entrepreneurial and facilitation specialists to create, design and deliver innovative learning programmes that support the Innovation Academy’s mission to contribute to the improvement of society. Her current focus is on the development of the Innovation Academy’s Live Online offering, exploring VR for experiential learning, and designing flexible accredited learning pathways for professional development and lifelong learning.