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EUROSCIENCE OPEN FORUM 2012

Here at the IRDG, we are really looking forward to Europe’s largest, general science meeting which is being hosted in Dublin from July 11th-15th, 2012.

The most influential from the world of science, society and policy will assemble in Dublin for the largest open forum of its kind. This important gathering will provide a platform for debate, for influencing policy and strengthening the links between science and society. Keynote speakers include familiar names such as Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Mary Robinson, Bob …

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SUPPORTING RESEARCH CENTRES

SUPPORTING RESEARCH CENTRES

The Advisory Council on Science, Technology and Innovation (ACSTI) today (20th June 2012) made a series of recommendations on how best to support research centres in Ireland with a view to optimising future potential social and economic returns from State investments in research, development and innovation (RD&I).

Sean Sherlock T.D., the Minister for Research and Innovation commented, “As part of the next stage of the evolution of Ireland’s national research system, we need to focus on maximising the economic impact …

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EnterpriseSTART Programme

EnterpriseSTART Programme

If you have an idea for an innovative, export focused start-up business then Enterprise Ireland can assist you through our forthcoming series of Entrepreneurship workshops.

The next Workshop runs on:

25th & 26th July 2012
15:00hrs – 18:00hrs both afternoons
Ashbourne, Co Meath

Potential candidates can contact:
eimear.kenny@enterprise-ireland.com
Tel: 01 727 2901

A screening process takes place to select attendees for our workshops in line with the above criteria.  There is no charge for the workshop.

For general information about …

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NEW INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTOCOL

NEW INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTOCOL

On 8th June last, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD, together with the Minister for Research and Innovation Sean Sherlock TD, announced new structures to make it easier to commercialise and ultimately create jobs from ideas developed through publicly-funded research, which currently receives total funding of over €800million per year.

The Protocol has been developed by the DJEI working with other Government Departments and informed by a dedicated group of experts from industry, the VC community, …

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