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IRDG Calendar of Activites 2018

IRDG’s Calendar of Activities for 2018 is now available on our website.

Covering a wide variety of topics on the Research, Development & Innovation agenda, they all provide great opportunities to meet other members across the network, and learn from the experience of those in other sectors, whilst getting insights on key subjects.  A small number of events are also open to non-members attending, to provide a sense of the network and how a company might benefit from joining.…

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Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation, Cork, 8th Feb

All the Funding & Collaboration options to support Business Innovation under one roof…

Business innovation across all indigenous and multinational industries is being supported by a wide variety of initiatives from the State and beyond. The challenge for most businesses is being up to date with all that is available and evaluating options – be that around research capability and expertise, the funding and finance schemes, or the merits of collaborative versus in-house programmes.

IRDG provides guidance around this challenge …

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Boosting Innovation Efficiency & Return

IRDG’s Lean Product Development (LPD) offering stands on it’s own in Ireland. Approved for funding support by Enterprise Ireland, Údarás na Gaeltachta and IDA under LeanStart, Plus or Transform initiatives, this practical & proven programme is already adding real value for companies.

Designed for an Irish audience by our expert team, in collaboration with Ron Mascitelli (global LPD thought-leader), the programme takes all the benefits of lean, and applies them in a very thoughtful and relevant way to the changeable, …

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Next R&D Tax Credit Clinic

The R&D Tax Credit scheme is a key funding mechanism available to companies who are undertaking Research, Development and Innovation.

Understanding the detail of the scheme is vital for companies.  Does the credit apply to the work that is being undertaken in your business?  Does your activity meet the qualifying criteria?  What is the qualifying criteria?  How are the Revenue guidelines applied?  How are claims audited?

It is also vitally important that all those people in your company who have …

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