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 Closed – details heree 
  10th Design Thinking Masterclass, Day 3 of 4  IBM Technology Campus, Dublin Members only Continuation Day
  17th Financing & Driving Innovation Crowne Plaza Blanchardstown Public Closed – details 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  Closed – details 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 Closed – details here 
27th Smart Connected Devices Series DCU Alpha, Dublin Members only Closed – details here
Aug 31st Innovation Practice Group visit Silver Hill Foods Public Open – details here 
Sep 6th Design Thinking Masterclass, Day 1 of 4  Finnstown Castle Hotel, Dublin Members only Open – enquire here 
18th Kellogg Innovation Network visit to Ireland Galway  Public  Details here
21st R&D Tax Credits & KDB Seminar Radisson Blu, Limerick Public Open – details here 
26th Lean Product Development Programme, Day 1 of 4   Finnstown Castle Hotel, Dublin Members only Open – details here 
 27th Smart Connected Devices Series Dell EMC, Limerick Members only Open – details here 
Oct 4th Design Thinking Masterclass, Day 2 of 4  Design Partners, Bray Members only Continuation Day
12th  R&D Tax Credit / KDB Clinic Radisson Blu, Athlone Members only Open – details here  
17th Lean Product Development Programme, Day 2 of 4 Finnstown Castle Hotel, Dublin Members only Continuation Day 
 24th Leading Innovation for Business Growth Croke Park, Dublin Public  Open – details & booking here
Nov 8th Design Thinking Masterclass, Day 3 of 4  IBM Technology Campus, Dublin Members only  Continuation Day
14th Lean Product Development Programme, Day 3 of 4 Finnstown Castle Hotel, Dublin Members only  Continuation Day
Dec 6th Design Thinking Masterclass, Day 4 of 4 Broadlake, Dublin Members only Final Day
12th Lean Product Development Programme, Day 4 of 4 Finnstown Castle Hotel, Dublin 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