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Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund – Call 2 opening June 5th

On Wednesday 5th June, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, together with Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, will open Call 2 of the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund (DTIF).

The launch will take place at a wider event to launch Pillar 1 of Future Jobs Ireland, which is focused on “Embracing Innovation and Technological Change”.

The DTIF is about developing and deploying innovative technologies for commercial use through collaborations between enterprises in Ireland, drawing on excellent publicly-funded research where …

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IRDG’s Intellectual Property Workshop

Full house working hard at our Intellectual Property workshop recently, ably led by Dr. John P Mc Manus. Valuable assets in the form of IP are a constant development arising from new technologies, products and processes in RD&I performing companies. Managing that IP and creating strategic business advantage from it are key!  We’ll be hosting a seminar on IP later in 2019 so there will be a further opportunity to explore it along with the Knowledge Development Box (KDB). 

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design thinking

Why Design Thinking?

A user-centred approach which delivers new ideas and solves problems and is adopted by many leading organisations to drive their creativity and innovation. 

Our 2018 Autumn programme of events kicks off with Design Thinking.  Working through the structured stages of Audit, Research, Reframe, Ideate, Validate and Execute you will see how a Design Thinking approach will really add to your innovation processes.  Here’s some key benefits:

  1. DT is an approach to solving problems that puts end users at the centre of
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Research & Innovation Conference & Exhibition

IRDG is once again working with the publisher of the magazine “Research and Innovation”, as they host the 2018 Research & Innovation Conference & Exhibition at Citywest on Wednesday 14th March.

Denis Hayes, MD of IRDG, will lead the centre stage area throughout the day, and Bernadette McGahon, our Research & Innovation Services Manager will share insights from our network of innovators.

Last year’s event was a great success, bringing together over 1000 leaders in research and innovation from all …

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