IRDG Innovation Network – Events & Activities 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, Clayton Hotel, 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 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    
       Service Design – Deep dive Workshop (members first option/discounted fee)
10   Innovation Practice Group visit – ESB (members only & free)
16   Lean Product Development Programme day 4, Killashee Hotel, Naas (members first option/discounted fee) – details
       Scientific & Industry Trends Analysis Shared Interest Group at Intel (members only & free)


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
29   Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation, Crowne Plaza Hotel Blanchardstown, Dublin (members free) – details


JUNE

        R&D Tax Credit Clinic, Waterford (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 – Analog Devices, Limerick (members only & free)
28  Lean Product Development Seminar, Clayton Hotel, Galway (members free)


SEPTEMBER

       Design Thinking Programme, day 1 (members first option/discounted fee)
10   Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation seminar, Cork (members free)
       Design Thinking Programme, days 2 & 3 (members first option/discounted fee)  
       Smart Connected Series activity (members only & free)


OCTOBER

       Service Design – Deep dive Workshop (members first option/discounted fee)
3     R&D Tax Credit Clinic, Radisson Blu Little Island Cork (members only & free)
       Design Thinking Shared Interest Group – host to be confirmed (members only & free)
       Design Thinking Programme, day 4 (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)
26   Intellectual Property Seminar, Crowne Plaza Hotel Blanchardstown, Dublin (members free)
       Members’ Thought Leadership Session (members only & free)


DECEMBER

       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