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Dr. John McKeon joins Board of IRDG

John is currently the CEO of Allergy Standards Ltd, an international standards and certification body, a company he founded while working as an Emergency Room Doctor. He has also led the development of an international intellectual property portfolio of patents and trade mark applications and negotiated complex licensing agreements with multinationals such as P&G and 3M. In addition to his entrepreneurial and business activities, John also maintains an interest in university research and knowledge exchange practices. He is the …

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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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IRDG part of Revenue’s New R&D Discussion Group

Representation – IRDG will be your voice at the Revenue table on key R&D Tax Credits / KDB issues

We are pleased to share that IRDG has been invited to be a core member of a new R&D Discussion / Advisory Group which Revenue has just announced.  This is a very welcome, open and positive step forward on behalf of Revenue, and we are delighted to be part of it.

Speaking at our R&D Tax Credit and KDB Seminar on …

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R&D Tax Credit

Revenue issue two briefs relating to R&D Tax Credits

The Revenue Commissioners play a key role in the administration and policing the R&D Tax Credit scheme, now worth over €500 million per annum to Irish industry.

IRDG, as the representative body for over 200 R&D-performing companies, engages on an ongoing basis with Revenue to feed back the views and experience of its members in relation to the R&D Tax Credit scheme.  We are pleased to see that Revenue have responded to a number of issues raised by IRDG members …

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