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Next Smart Connected Devices Event – DCU Alpha 27th June

We are excited to open bookings for our next Smart Connected Devices event which takes place on the 27th June at DCU Alpha.  Designed to help member companies explore the Internet of Things (IoT) phenomenon and what it could mean for innovation, these events bring together a diverse range of speakers.

Covering updates on the IoT landscape in Ireland, to the technologies available, to case studies from companies who are already seeking out opportunities in this area, these events …

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Enterprise Ireland indicate changes on the way to their RD&I schemes

At our Financing and Driving Innovation seminar on May 17th, Gearoid Mooney, Manager Research & Innovation Division, Enterprise Ireland gave an outline of the expected changes to their support schemes for Research & Innovation. The changes incorporate more clarity and emphasis on areas of support along with some procedural changes. Together, they are expected to make the scheme more clearly relevant to EI clients engaging in the development of new or substantially improved products/processes or services.. Working towards …

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Speakers for Design Thinking Ireland 2017

Irish & European Speakers from HPI D-School Potsdam, Verganti from Politecnico di Milano, IBM, Bank of Ireland, UCC, Accenture & SAP complete the line-up for Design Thinking Ireland 2017!

Design Thinking Ireland 2017 brings together leading experts and practitioners from Europe and Ireland to share with you the What, Why and How of Design Thinking.  With our complete line-up of highly impressive speakers, it’s a unique event on the calendar for business leaders and champions of innovation in public and …

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Open for Booking – Design Thinking Ireland 2017

We are delighted to open Design Thinking Ireland 2017, a unique experience brought to you by IRDG.  This event brings together some of the world’s leading talent to share with you the real value of design thinking for the business innovation community.

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This year our international talent comes from Europe, featuring Prof. Ulrich Weinberg of the Hasso Plattner Institute School of Design Thinking (HPI D-School) in Germany (sister Institute of the Stanford, along with Prof. Roberto Verganti of Politecnico di …

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