Dublin City University and Accenture sign Memorandum of Understanding
DCU and Accenture established this formal MOU to leverage each other’s strengths through a range of initiatives in order to advance their long-standing collaboration. The document recognises the two parties’ shared commitment to strengthening university-industry partnership.
DCU and Accenture have a long-standing partnership already in existence, with a number of initiatives already in place, including collaboration with the DCU Futures programme and the ‘Women on Walls’ initiative.
Areas of mutual interest in the MoU include collaborative opportunities, including research, in areas of mutual interest, exploring opportunities for advice and programme support in relation to STEM Teacher Internship Programme (STINT) and collaborative opportunities in relation to guest lectures, workshops and events of mutual interest and benefit.
President of DCU Professor Dáire Keogh said:
“I am delighted to sign this agreement, which is built on the success of DCU’s long standing collaborations with Accenture. The company is one of the University’s most valued industry partners and the MOU sets out a vision for our next steps together as we further leverage each other’s strengths to create positive and mutually beneficial impact.”
Executive Director of Engagement at DCU Laura Mahoney said;
“Today’s MoU signing marks another exciting chapter in what has been a very successful relationship between DCU and Accenture. The ‘Women on Walls’ initiative was a great example of what our organisations can achieve together; now we aim to grow our teaching and research collaborations to continue DCU’s mission to “transform lives and societies”. I look forward to building on the momentum and expanding our relationship with Accenture after today's signing”