Be Engaged and Active with IRDG’s Innovation Focused Activities & Events in 2017

Note: Our outline calendar of activities and events below is subject to change as we continue to develop it and respond to member needs and interests throughout the year.  We cover a wide variety of topics, including the following:

R&D Tax Credits, Knowledge Development Box, R&D Funding  ¦  Innovation Practice Group visits  ¦  Smart Connected Devices Series ¦  Design Thinking  ¦  Lean Product Development   ¦  Innovation Capability  ¦  Free Half Day events – Visits, Seminars & Clinics  ¦  Full Day Conferences & Workshops

IRDG Events for the Innovation Community

Outline Calendar 2017

MONTH DATE DETAILS LOCATION STATUS BOOKING
Jan 26th R&D Tax Credit Clinic Radisson Blu, Little Island Cork Members only Closed – details here
Feb 2nd Funding & Expertise for Research & Innovation Clayton Hotel, Galway Public Closed – details here
  14th Research & Innovation Conference & Exhibition 2017 Citywest Hotel, Dublin Public Closed – details here
  23rd Lean Product Development Programme, Day 1 of 4 Finnstown Castle Hotel, Dublin Members only Full – enquire here
Mar 1st Design Thinking Masterclass, Day 1 of 4 Finnstown Castle Hotel, Dublin Members only Full – enquire here
  9th  R&D Tax Credit and KDB Seminar Crowne Plaza Blanchardstown Public  Closed – details here
  23rd Lean Product Development Programme, Day 2 of 4 Finnstown Castle Hotel, Dublin Members only Continuation day
  28th Smart Connected Devices Series Flex, Cork Members only Closed – details here 
Apr 4th Design Thinking Masterclass, Day 2 of 4 Medtronic, Galway Members only Continuation day
  11th R&D Tax Credit Clinic Radisson Blu, Dublin Airport Members only Closed – details here 
  27th Lean Product Development Programme, Day 3 of 4 Finnstown Castle Hotel, Dublin Members only Continuation Day
May  3rd Innovation Practice Group Visit Dairymaster, Co. Kerry  Members only Open – book here 
  10th Design Thinking Masterclass, Day 3 of 4  IBM Technology Campus, Dublin Members only Continuation Day
  Funding & Expertise for Research & Innovation Dublin Public Open – book here
  23rd Lean Product Development Programme, Day 4 of 4 Finnstown Castle Hotel, Dublin Members only Final Day
  30th R&D Tax Credit Clinic Radisson Blu, Limerick Members only  Open – book here
 Jun  14th Design Thinking Masterclass, Day 4 of 4 Broadlake, Dublin  Members only Final Day
 22nd Design Thinking Conference 2017 The Helix, Dublin Public Opening soon 
27th Smart Connected Devices Series DCU Alpha, Dublin Members only Opening soon
Aug 31st Innovation Practice Group visit Silver Hill Foods Public Opening soon 
Sep 6th Design Thinking Masterclass, Day 1 of 4 Members only Open – enquire here 
12th Lean Product Development Programme, Day 1 of 4  Members only Open – enquire here 
21st R&D Tax Credits & KDB Seminar Public
 26th Smart Connected Devices Series Dell, Limerick Members only Opening Soon 
Oct 4th Design Thinking Masterclass, Day 2 of 4 Members only Continuation Day
5th  R&D Tax Credit / KDB Clinic Clayton Hotel, Galway Members only
10th Lean Product Development Programme, Day 2 of 4 Finnstown Castle Hotel, Dublin Members only Continuation Day 
 24th IRDG National Conference 2017 Croke Park, Dublin Public  
Nov 8th Design Thinking Masterclass, Day 3 of 4 Members only  Continuation Day
14th Lean Product Development Programme, Day 3 of 4 Members only  Continuation Day
Smart Connected Devices Series Members only
28th R&D Tax Credits / KDB Clinic Kilkenny Members only
Dec 6th Design Thinking Masterclass, Day 4 of 4 Dublin Members only Final Day
12th Lean Product Development Programme, Day 4 of 4 Members only Final Day

For any queries regarding our events, please contact Mary Byrne, Membership Development & Communications Manager on 087-6501215 or at Mary.Byrne@irdg.ie