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Lack of Tech Education at Secondary Schools Harming Ireland’s Future Workforce, warns Global Innovation Expert

Martin Curley, Chair of the EU Open Innovation and Stategy Policy Group, has identified Ireland’s lack of information technology subjects at secondary school level as a ‘big gap’ that will likely hinder Ireland’s workforce, as we move towards an increasingly knowledge-based economy.

Speaking at the Industry Research & Development Group’s (IRDG) annual conference, “Leading Innovation for Business Growth”, in Croke Park today (Tuesday, October 24th), Curley said: “Our skilled labour force must continue to be viewed as a …

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IRDG Leading Innovation for Business Growth Conference

Leading Innovation Conference, Dublin 24th October

The line-up is now fully announced for our 25 Year Special “Leading Innovation for Business Growth” Conference in less than 3 weeks time, and we would be delighted to have you or your colleagues part of this unique day.

This year’s insights will be extremely valuable for CEOs, Executives and Leaders in all functions who are responsible for growing their business through innovation.  The themes are all about Leadership; equipping you to lead and inspire your organisation’s people to persist …

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Photos – Smart Connected Devices event, Dell EMC, 27th Sept

Some Photos from our Smart Connected Devices session yesterday, but first many important Thank You’s to make.

To Dell Technologies and Timmy O’Dwyer for being such welcoming hosts.

To Niall DonnellanDave Griffin & Jeff McCann for their great contribution in the preparation of the day.

To all our speakers for top class presentations and valuable insights shared – Patricia FlorissiDavid SheahanGrainne MurphyGary CarrollAnn LedwithLiam BrownJohn Savage

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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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