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...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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“How to lead Sustainability in your Business” by Sue Garrard

Sustainability, and in particular tailoring your innovation activities towards a sustainability strategy, will be a key element in IRDG’s activities throughout 2021. To that end, we have scheduled this workshop with Sue who has had a long and successful career, famously embedding a sustainable purpose into each of Unilever’s many and varied brands. She has also acted as an advisor to the British Government and now specializes in delivering practical, real world solutions to sustainability within businesses.

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Entrepreneurship & Service Journey Innovation, 23rd Feb

On 23rd February, we will host a very special virtual IRDG Innovation Shared Interest Group led by Dr John McKeon, health innovation entrepreneur, CEO of Allergy Standards Ltd and IRDG Board member.

John has a fascinating story to share with members. Over the course of two hours, he will share his perspectives and experience, facilitate a service journey workshop and tell his own personal story and journey in healthcare innovation.  Follow this link to listen to him describe …

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Mastering Lean Product Development – starting 23rd March

Lean Product Development (LPD) focuses on the elimination of waste in all facets of the product development process. It provides a very practical tool-kit for better, faster, cheaper execution of product development projects.

The phenomenal rate of change and pace of innovation dictates that companies must continuously deliver value to customers or risk falling behind the competition. Are you facing challenges with your new-product objectives? If so, now is the time to power-up your innovation process. Sign up to Mastering …

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R&D Tax Credit

Members’ Forum on Corporation Tax, R&D Tax Credits Policy & Operations, and KDB

Much has happened globally since our last Tax forum in February 2020 with the Department of Finance and Revenue. Brexit, Covid-19 and a new US President all have current and future implications for Irish business and State policy on corporation tax and State supports for R&D including Tax Credits, Knowledge Development Box (KDB) and Intellectual Property.

Our annual Forum with Revenue, Department of Finance, the State Agencies and KPMG will address these issues on 11th February. Always an important event, …

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