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IRDG is…

IRDG is…

...A non-profit, business-led Innovation Network of member companies and colleges, working together to drive excellence in Innovation within Ireland’s industry to create growth, jobs and prosperity.

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National Innovation Conference, Kilkenny 22nd Oct

Leading Business Innovation 2019 takes place in Kilkenny on 22nd Oct.  It’s one of Ireland’s leading days for companies of all sectors involved in R&D and innovation. 

This year’s event features Barry O’Reilly, highly acclaimed global business advisor and author of Unlearn; Darrell Mann, one of the world’s most prolific inventors, and Mark Gallagher on Innovation at Formula 1.  In addition, there are 3 themed sessions on Digital Transformation, Innovation in a Sustainable World and Scaling SME Excellence with a host of Irish business leaders.

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Digital Transformation at Leading Business Innovation 2019

The future of industry is digital. Progress in technologies such as big data, artificial intelligence and robotics, the Internet of Things and high-performance computing is already transforming the very nature of work and society as a whole. Innovation today, from manufacturing 4.0 to improving customer experience, has a very high digital element. This theme will explore the digital challenges and strategies from a cross-section of Irish business leaders.

Leading Business Innovation 2019 takes place in Kilkenny on 22nd Oct.  It’s one …

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Creating High Performance Organisations – an Executive Workshop with Barry O’Reilly

Creating High Performance Organisations – an Executive Workshop with Barry O’Reilly

How well does your organisation respond to changing market conditions, customer needs, and emerging technologies when building products?

Would you like to spend some time with internationally acclaimed Barry O’Reilly. Barry is a business advisor, entrepreneur, and author who has pioneered the intersection of business model innovation, product development, organisational design, and culture transformation.

Executive Workshop – Creating High Performance Organisations – in Kilkenny, on 23rd October. Read on for more details…

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Scaling SME Excellence

Scaling SME Excellence

1 of 3 Leaders’ Insights sessions at IRDG Leading Business Innovation 2019

Ireland has some notable SME exemplars that have scaled internationally through customer-focus, innovation and operational excellence. However, a 2019 OECD report has found that most Irish SMEs are weak or underperforming in a number of key areas including exports, internationalisation, digitalisation, innovative collaboration, and financial skills.

This Leaders’ Insights Forum will be hosted by Pete Smyth, Founder & CEO, Broadlake. Pete will be joined by Michael Hoyne, Founder, …

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