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INNOVATION THROUGH COLLABORATION

INNOVATION THROUGH COLLABORATION

“Innovators must integrate their ideas, expertise and skills with those of others outside the organisation to deliver the result to the marketplace using the most effective means possible” (Dr.  Henry Chesbrough).

Thursday, 26th April – The Tierney Centre, University of Limerick

This free seminar will focus on the processes, benefits and issues for industry in collaborating with Higher Education Institutes (HEIs).  Speakers will include representatives from UL & LIT, along with industry leaders who have direct experience of R&D and innovation …

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SUCCEED AT SERVICES INNOVATION

SUCCEED AT SERVICES INNOVATION

Product Innovation is familiar to us all.  Services Innovation presents a different challenge.  The output of services is often less tangible, harder to articulate and test.  Yet the need to maximise and capitalise on the growth of Services in our economy requires real innovation to meet the ongoing, ever-present, and insatiable demands from customers, users and providers.  This briefing will outline Innovation in Services and the supports available, whilst also giving some real, tangible examples and ideas of where Innovation …

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INNOVATION IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY…

INNOVATION IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY…

…and Manufacturing Research – Cork, March 13th 2012

Ireland is currently lagging behind in its target to reduce energy consumption by 20% by 2020. Electricity costs are accounting for the majority of a factory’s utilities bill. These costs are rising and are impacting on our competitiveness, employment and exports.

The opportunities that exist for industry to achieve very significant savings in energy efficiency and to improve productivity were highlighted at a recent seminar held in Cork, attended by many of …

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GLANBIA PLC

GLANBIA PLC

Glanbia plc is an integrated global nutritional solutions and cheese group, headquartered in Ireland and employing over 4,300 employees worldwide.  Glanbia has a large portfolio of global brands holding many market leadership positions.  In Ireland these brands include  Avonmore, Kilmeaden, Premier and Yoplait and internationally Glanbia owns  sports and nutritional brands such as ON, BSN, Provon, Optisol and more.

Glanbia’s main innovation centre is located in Ireland, with two further innovation and customer collaboration centres in the USA as well …

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