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Highlights from IRDG’s Unleashing the Power of Innovation Conference, Oct 2016


appbgOur annual conference, ‘Unleashing the Power of Innovation’ was held on October 27th at the Helix DCU and was a great success! We had a diverse group of international speakers as well as an array of companies represented, both as exhibitors and attendees, to collaborate on the power of practically applying innovation for a better tomorrow.

¦ See full Conference Programme here ¦

The Minister for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan TD, opened the conference and shared his …

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IRDG Research & Innovation Services Manager

IRDG is delighted to announce a new vacancy in our team. Reporting to the Managing Director, this vacancy arises at an exciting time in the organisation and is directly attributable to our business growth.

The purpose of the role is to be an expert resource and provide an excellent service to the IRDG membership in relation to Research & Innovation matters. Full details are available on this link.

Gilly Balmer is available to assist if you have any queries …

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How to achieve success through new growth strategies

All successful companies must eventually answer the same basic question: How do you establish new growth strategies and business opportunities from within your organisation?

Marc Sniukas is a global expert on strategic innovation, corporate entrepreneurship and business transformation who has helped countless businesses pinpoint the answer to this very question. He will be sharing valuable insights at our upcoming “Unleashing the Power of Innovation” conference, but here is a glimpse into what to expect, adapted from his book “The Art of Opportunity”…

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How you innovate determines what innovations you deliver…

Driving innovation is a key job for top management, the CEO and the C-Suite.

The ability to innovate and create value for the business is becoming the defining competitive advantage for companies which want to thrive in a globalized economy.

The days when innovation was the preserve of R&D have gone. Successful companies recognise that innovation is now very much a mainstream activity. It brings together internal teams, your business customers, and a range of different partners from beyond the organisation.…

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