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Design Thinking 2017 – Save the Date!

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Financing & Driving Innovation

The State Agencies – Enterprise Ireland, IDA, SFI, Irish Research Council, InterTradeIreland and the Horizon 2020 unit – have a wide variety of funding programmes available to suit Irish SMEs and MNCs who are interested in financing and driving their Innovation activities.

The challenge for businesses, whether indigenous or multinational, is being up to date and navigating the extensive array of programmes so as to get the best fit.

• IRDG’s next seminar on 17th May next brings all these …

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Calling Food & Beverage Companies

Calling Food & Beverage Companies

The Revenue Commissioners recently announced the establishment of a new R&D Tax Credits Advisory / Discussion Forum which will review the administrative aspects of the R&D Tax Credits scheme. IRDG has been invited to participate in this Forum as a key representative body in this area. Revenue has committed to producing some sector-specific guidance starting with the Food / Beverage sector with strong input from the Advisory / Discussion Forum.

In order that we can best represent the views and …

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A Super Day at Flex!

We kicked off our Smart Connected Devices series in style at Flex Cork yesterday – it was a really well attended event, with great presentations, discussions, networking and a fascinating plant tour.  Check out the video highlights!  Thanks to all in Flex for making it such a great day, and we look forward to our next event in DCU Alpha on 27th June.



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