IRDG members gain inspiration into business and innovation at BD Research Centre Ireland

Cross-sectoral business leaders benefit from global best practice experience

IRDG, and 70 members visited BD Research Centre Ireland in Limerick last week, Wednesday 12th February. A global medical technology company, BD employs more than 1300 highly skilled people across sites in Drogheda, Dun Laoghaire, Enniscorthy and Limerick. In 2017, the company established Research Centre Ireland (RCI) Limerick as a global research & development hub in 2017, building on their long success in Ireland.

This new state-of-the-art facility adjacent to the …

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Agenda for R&D Tax Credits Conference, 4th February 2020

Agenda for R&D Tax Credits Conference, 4th February 2020

R&D Tax Credits are worth approx. €700m per annum to 1500 companies in Ireland. This important Conference for companies of all sizes and sectors involved in Research, Development and Innovation presents a unique opportunity to hear directly from the Department of Finance and Revenue Commissioners, alongside other key professionals. The event will feature both talks and discussion sessions, with open dialogue encouraged to represent the views of industry to the various bodies involved.

Please see a sample Agenda below for …

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Innovation Practice Group visit to BD Limerick, 12th Feb

Our first Innovation Practice Group visit of 2020 brings us to the fantastic global research & development hub of Becton Dickinson (BD) in Limerick. These visits are designed for innovation leaders from all industries to benefit from the cross-sectoral exposure and sharing of R,D&I practices.

This IRDG Innovation Practice Group visit will provide an opportunity to visit a leading global research & development hub and meet the senior leadership team. Topics on the agenda will include:

  • A brief introduction to what BD does and
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Hear about our R&D Tax Credit clinics…


Next up, Waterford, 21st January – details here

Radisson Blu, Dublin Airport, 3rd March – details here

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