IRDG’s Covid-19 Information and RD&I Hub

The IRDG Covid-19 Information and RD&I Hub is available as a resource to all members and will be updated as new information comes to pass.  Visit the Hub

  1. Individual Member Business and RD&I Support
  2. Engagement with Government
  3. Helping Business Through Covid-19
  4. Funding for Innovators Fighting Covid-19
  5. Other RD&I News
  6. Selection of Reference Links
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IRDG supporting your business during Covid-19 crisis

Dear Member

I hope you are keeping safe in this extraordinary time for all our businesses. 

We are sensitive to the challenges which lie ahead and would like to assure you of the continued support and commitment of the IRDG team as we all strive for normal operations.        

  • IRDG’s one-to-one support, with advice and guidance on any key RD&I questions or needs you have, is available to you at all times.  We appreciate you will also face other
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design thinking

Medtronic Shared Interest Group Visit, 27th February.

Another great Design Thinking Shared Interest Group hosted at the Medtronic Innovation Centre in Galway in the last week. As IRDG members, we are all interested and invested in finding new, practical applications of Design Thinking in our current, dynamic climate and this was a great chance to see how other companies are using a Design Thinking approach to support their business goals.

Our thanks especially to – Seamus Ledwith – Human Centred Innovation at Medtronic, Paul Conway at Advantech

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Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation, Galway, 7th April

Is your business up to date on the incentives and expertise available to support your R,D&I?

On 7th April in Galway, we’ll have all the key players together to present their Research, Development & Innovation funding programmes and meet with you so that you are fully up to date and clear about what’s available.  In addition, you’ll have the possibility of meeting with the various Programme Managers from the agencies and third level institutes so they can deal directly with

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