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) – details
24   Intellectual Property Workshop, Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin (members first option/discounted fee) – details
30   R&D Tax Credit Clinic, Galway (members only & free) – details
31   Design Thinking Shared Interest Group session at Microsoft (members only & free)


FEBRUARY

7     R&D Tax Incentives – Policy & Operations Seminar, Crowne Plaza Hotel Blanchardstown, Dublin (members free) – details
12   Lean Product Development Programme day 2, Killashee Hotel, Naas (members first option/discounted fee) – details
19   Service Design Workshop, The Helix, Dublin (members first option/discounted fee) – details
28   Innovation Practice Group visit – APC, Dublin (members only & free) – details


MARCH

5     Smart Connected Series – Blockchain Seminar with Deloitte’s EMEA Blockchain Lab, Dublin (members only & free) – details
12   Lean Product Development Programme day 3, Killashee Hotel, Naas (members first option/discounted fee) – details
13   R&D Tax Credit and Knowledge Development Box (KDB) Clinic, Radisson Dublin Airport (members only & free) – details
26   Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation seminar, Radisson Blu, Limerick (members free) – details


APRIL

4     Design Thinking Shared Interest Group session – IADT (members only & free) – details      
10   Innovation Practice Group visit – ESB (members only & free) – details
16   Lean Product Development Programme day 4, Killashee Hotel, Naas (members first option/discounted fee) – details
17   
DTIF Consultation Session for IRDG Members with DBEI – (members only, by invitation)


MAY

14    Lead with the Silicon Valley Mindset by Stefan Lindegaard – Exclusive Executive Masterclass (members only) – details
16    R&D Funding & Tax Credit Clinic, Donegal (members only & free) details – details
17    Round-table sessions with Department of Finance during consultation period of the R&D Tax Credit Review  (members only, by invitation)
29   Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation, Crowne Plaza Hotel Blanchardstown, Dublin (members free) – details


JUNE

12    Futureproofing Enterprise – Industry Trends Analysis with Darrell Mann & others (members only) – details
14    R&D Tax Credit Clinic, Waterford (members only & free) – details
25   Design Thinking Ireland 2019 – Conference, Croke Park Dublin (members first option/discounted fee) – details
26   Design Thinking Ireland 2019 – Workshop, Croke Park Dublin (members first option/discounted fee) – details


JULY

10  Open Discussion on RD&I Offer – IRDG SME members’ round table session with Enterprise Ireland – (members only, by invitation)


AUGUST

22  Innovation Practice Group visit – Analog Devices, Limerick (members only & free) – details


SEPTEMBER

10   Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation, Radisson Blu, Little Island, Cork (members free) – details
12   Design Thinking Shared Interest Group – Marco Beverages (members only & free)

25   Lean and Agile in Product Development & Innovation, together with Ericsson – Athlone – details soon 


OCTOBER

3     R&D Tax Credit Clinic, Radisson Blu Little Island Cork (members only & free) – details
9/10   Design Thinking Programme, days 1 & 2, Killashee House Hotel (members first option/discounted fee) – details
22  Leading Business Innovation 2019 – Ireland’s National Conference & Expo, Lyrath Estate, Kilkenny (members first option/discounted fee) – details here soon
23  Creating High Performance Organisations with Barry O’Reilly, Lyrath Estate, Kilkenny (members first option/discounted fee) – details here soon


NOVEMBER

5     Design Thinking Programme, day 3, Killashee House Hotel (members first option/discounted fee) – details     
       R&D Tax Credit Clinic, Dublin (members only & free)
13   Design Thinking Shared Interest Group – Musgrave Retail Partners (members only & free) 
       Innovation Practice Group visit – host to be confirmed (members only & free)
26  Intellectual Property Seminar, Crowne Plaza Hotel Blanchardstown, Dublin (members free) – details
28  Design Thinking Programme, day 4 (members first option/discounted fee) – details


 

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