IRDG was approached last year by the Department of Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation to support the Kellogg Innovation Network in bringing a delegation to Ireland. This visit is now planned for September, and a number of member companies are being invited to meet with this group, who will engage with senior business, academic and political leaders during their time in Ireland.
The Kellogg Innovation Network KIN is a global community of innovators, a network of networks, across all sectors of society — business, government, non-profits, the arts, academia — dedicated to nurturing prosperity through innovation. KIN is closely associated with Northwestern University, Chicago, USA and recently held their 2017 Annual Conference KIN Global 2017
IRDG has been working over recent months with Medtronic and NUI Galway in planning the Galway part of their visit, which takes place on Monday 18th September 2017 KIN Visit to Galway Sept17
This visit to Galway will focus on the Research & Innovation community across two main themes – Medical Devices and Data Analytics.
Full details of the KIN visit to Galway are available on this link.