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IRDG Leading Innovation – Save the Date!

25 years ago a group of business leaders had a vision.  A vision that would see Ireland supporting and promoting Research, Development and Innovation.  A vision that would grow jobs in Ireland and ensure Ireland would be a leading force in changing international markets.  To deliver on that vision, IRDG was born.

Today with the strength of over 250 other organisations, IRDG continues to deliver on that vision.  On the 24th October, we will celebrate our past, but …

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Innovation in Food at Silver Hill Foods

We’re delighted that on the 31st August, IRDG members will have the unique opportunity of an Innovation Practice Group visit to Silver Hill Foods, proud producers of the #bestduck in the world!

Such visits are great opportunities for companies to learn from each other, and meet others facing similar challenges. This visit will cover such topics as Managing product innovation; Managing rapid growth in international markets; The journey to sustainability and how it has driven innovation in the areas of …

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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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