Dr. Dick Kavanagh Retires

On 30th November last Dr. Dick Kavanagh retired from the IRDG.  Dick was a founding member and held the position of Managing Director since it’s inception in 1992.

Over the years Dick has developed the IRDG to be the key association for R&D performing companies across the country.   He has been a champion of change for member companies, and was particularly instrumental in lobbying for the improvement of R&D Grant schemes and the introduction of R&D Tax Credits in Ireland.…

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Monster €80bn investment in R&D

In a move calculated to give Europe the edge in science and technology with the resulting jobs boost that will come from new industries, the EU plans to invest €80bn under its new Horizon 2020 programme.

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Research & Development – Business Attitudes

Research & Development – Business Attitudes

KPMG has recently undertaken a study of business attitudes to Research & Development in Ireland.  Please follow the link to read a copy of the report “Take a Closer Look 2012“.…

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Innovation at Agrispread earns Enterprise of the Year

Congratulations to Agrispread of Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo on their success in winning the Enterprise of the Year Award on 24th November 2011.


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