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Innovation Practice Group visit to Henkel

We had phenomenal interest in this Innovation Practice Group visit in October. Guests from Netwatch, Celestica, Kerry, Wood Group Kenny, Permanent TSB, Bord na Móna, Limerick Blow Moulding, Geith, VisionID, Synecco, Marinochem, Alltech, Bausch+Lomb, Fexco, Action Point, J&J and lots more came together to learn from the experience of the very accomplished R&D operation of Henkel in Ireland.

Henkel Innovation in Ireland
Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: laundry and home care, cosmetics/toiletries and …

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MINISTER SAYS IRDG’s A KEY SUPPORT

MINISTER SAYS IRDG’s A KEY SUPPORT

On 12th July last, Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation about the steps he is taking to ensure that small and medium enterprises will avail of all supports for research and development.

In his response, we were delighted to note that Minister Richard Bruton highlighted the positive effort and contribution of IRDG as follows:

“The Industry Research and Development Group (IRDG) Innovation Network, supported by Enterprise Ireland, has been undertaking a range of successful …

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INNOVATION PRACTICE GROUPS

“Sharing thoughts, best practice, tips and techniques in the areas of Research, Development and Innovation”

Confirmed Future Sessions:

  • Innovation Practice Group at Microsoft, Dublin: Tuesday, 11th September
  • Innovation Practice Group at Medtronic, Galway: November

Innovation Practice Groups are hosted by member companies, who generously share their experiences of Research, Development and Innovation. In many instances they will also be joined by external, expert, guest speakers.  Combined, this input provides a real practical learning environment, where the practices being discussed have …

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SUPPORTING BUSINESS IN THE MID-WEST

SUPPORTING BUSINESS IN THE MID-WEST

The Industry Research & Development Group (IRDG) recently held a seminar at the University of Limerick designed to highlight the benefits of collaboration with Higher Education Institutes for businesses in the Mid-West.

Expertise to support Research and Development, funding to ensure companies can be innovative, and case studies demonstrating that research collaboration with third levels really can bring commercial benefit, were the key topics which attracted a huge number of delegates from companies of all sectors and sizes across the …

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