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Highlights from IRDG’s Unleashing the Power of Innovation Conference, Oct 2016


appbgOur annual conference, ‘Unleashing the Power of Innovation’ was held on October 27th at the Helix DCU and was a great success! We had a diverse group of international speakers as well as an array of companies represented, both as exhibitors and attendees, to collaborate on the power of practically applying innovation for a better tomorrow.

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The Minister for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan TD, opened the conference and shared his …

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Presentations & Links: Collaborate to Innovate, Cork April 2016

As usual, the topic of funding and incentives for business Research & Innovation is always a popular one.  It was great to be able to bring all the key players to the one room and explain their programmes.  There’s a myriad of options out there, and being able to hear them explained and presented was really useful. …

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So you want to Innovate? Here’s how…

Learn the rules like a pro…

It used to be that the most innovative and successful companies – those that made the biggest impact on society- were those with the financial resources and internal drive to fuel research and development.

Under the old rules, internal research and development gave a competitive edge and created a natural barrier for competition. Only those corporations big enough to fund a Research and Development Department had the upper hand to success. They were able …

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Solving the 2016 R&D Incentives Jigsaw

Collaborate to Innovate – what’s available, how it works & who to talk to – Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island Cork – 5th April, 9am to 1.30pm

Gathering a picture of the myriad of supports and expertise available to help business innovation is a major challenge. Irish innovating industries – SME’s and MNC’s – have at their disposal, a wide variety of different programmes, from many different providers. Identifying the most suitable one to apply for can be a time …

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