IRDG Innovation Network – Activities & Events 2019

Note: Our outline calendar of activities and events for 2019 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 Series ¦  Design Thinking  ¦  Lean Product Development  ¦  Innovation Capability  ¦  Free Half Day events – Visits, Seminars & Clinics  ¦  Full Day Conferences & Workshops

Visit the Events menu on the IRDG homepage for further details and/or booking on specific events.

JANUARY

15   Lean Product Development Programme day 1, Killashee Hotel, Naas (members first option/discounted fee)
24   Intellectual Property Workshop, Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin (members first option/discounted fee)
31   Design Thinking Shared Interest Group session at Microsoft (members only  & free)


FEBRUARY

7     R&D Tax Credit and KDB Seminar, Crowne Plaza Hotel Blanchardstown, Dublin (members free)
12   Lean Product Development Programme day 2, Killashee Hotel, Naas (members first option/discounted fee)
19   Service Design Workshop, The Helix, Dublin (members first option/discounted fee)
       Innovation Practice Group visit – host to be confirmed (members only & free)


MARCH

7     R&D Tax Credit Clinic, Clayton Hotel Galway (members only & free)
12   Lean Product Development Programme day 3, Killashee Hotel, Naas (members first option/discounted fee)
       Members’ Thought Leadership session, Cork (members only & free)
       Scientific & Industry Trends Analysis Shared Interest Group (members only & free)
       Smart Connected Series – Blockchain Seminar (members only & free)


APRIL

2     Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation seminar, Radisson Blu, Limerick (members only & free)
       Design Thinking Programme, day 1 of 4 (members first option/discounted fee)
16   Lean Product Development Programme day 4, Killashee Hotel, Naas (members first option/discounted fee)
       Design Thinking Shared Interest Group session – host to be confirmed (members only & free)
       Design Thinking Programme, day 2 & 3 (members first option/discounted fee)


MAY

       Innovation Practice Group visit – host to be confirmed (members only & free)
14   Intellectual Property Seminar, Crowne Plaza Hotel Blanchardstown, Dublin (members free)
       Design Thinking Programme, day 4 (members first option/discounted fee)
28  Smart Connected Series activity (members only & free)
       Members’ Thought Leadership session, Dublin (members only & free)


JUNE

6     R&D Tax Credit Clinic, Radisson Blu Little Island, Cork (members only & free)
        Innovation Practice Group visit – host to be confirmed (members only & free)
25   Design Thinking Ireland 2019 – Conference, Croke Park Dublin (members first option/discounted fee)
26   Design Thinking Ireland 2019 – Workshop, Croke Park Dublin (members first option/discounted fee)


AUGUST

       Innovation Practice Group visit – host to be confirmed (members only & free)
       Design Thinking Shared Interest Group session – host to be confirmed (members only & free)


SEPTEMBER

       Members’ Thought Leadership session, Galway (members only & free)
10   Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation seminar, Crowne Plaza Blanchardstown, Dublin (members free)
       Smart Connected Series activity (members only & free)
       Lean Product Development Programme, Day 1 (members first option/discounted fee)


OCTOBER

3     R&D Tax Credit Clinic, Limerick (members only & free)
       Design Thinking Shared Interest Group – host to be confirmed (members only & free)
       Lean Product Development Programme, Day 2 (members first option/discounted fee)
22  Leading Innovation 2019 – IRDG Annual Conference (members first option/discounted fee)


NOVEMBER

       Innovation Practice Group visit – host to be confirmed (members only & free)
       Lean Product Development Programme – Day 3 (members first option/discounted fee)
       Members’ Thought Leadership Session (members only & free)


DECEMBER

        Lean Product Development Programme – Day 4 (members first option/discounted fee)
4      R&D Tax Credit Clinic, Dublin (members only & free)


Contact Mary Byrne, Membership Development & Communications Manager with any queries. 
Email:  Mary.Byrne@irdg.ie  |  Mobile:  087-6501215