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IRDG Innovation Network – Calendar 2021

R&D Tax Credits, Knowledge Development Box, R&D Funding  ¦  Innovation Practice Groups  ¦  Disruptive Technologies  ¦  Sustainability  ¦  Design Thinking  ¦  Lean Product Development  ¦  Innovation Capability  ¦  Physical & Virtual events –  Company Visits, Seminars, Webinars, Clinics, Conferences ♦♦♦ & Workshops

All IRDG events will be held virtually until it is safe to return to physical settings.

Calendar will continue to evolve throughout 2021, so check back for updates.


JANUARY

19th R&D Tax Credit Clinic – details
21st Masterclass with Mark Little – “A New Leadership Mindset for the New Normal” – details

FEBRUARY

11th  ♦♦♦ R&D Tax Credit Policy & Operations Forum – details
16th & 17th Design Thinking Programme – days 1 & 2 (Days 3 & 4 – 3rd & 16th March) – details
23rd Innovation Shared Interest Group with Dr. John McKeon, Entrepreneur & CEO, Allergy Standards – details

MARCH

4th R&D Tax Credit Clinic – details
10th Executive Sustainability Workshop with Sue Garrard, ex Unilever – details
11th Integrating Strategic Design into non-design Courses – details
23rd Mastering Lean Product Development, day 1 (2  – 30th Mar, 3 – 13th Apr, 4- 20th Apr, 5 – 27th Apr, 6 – 4th May & finale – 11th May) – details
31st  ♦♦♦ Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation – day 1 – details

APRIL

1st  ♦♦♦ Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation – day 2 – details
28th & 29th ♦♦♦ Sustainability Forum – Unlocking the Innovation Opportunity – details

MAY

13th Innovation & Design Thinking Shared Interest Group with Dolmen – details
18th R&D Tax Credit Clinic – details
26th Agile Development & the Agile Stage-Gate model.  Workshop with the legendary Bob Cooper – details

JUNE

2nd Portfolio Management for NPD.  Workshop with the legendary Bob Cooper – details
3rd Innovation Shared Interest Group with Kingspan
22nd June  ♦♦♦ IRDG Design Thinking Ireland 2021 – 3 day Virtual Conference – details

AUGUST

R&D Tax Credit Clinic
Innovation Shared Interest Group

SEPTEMBER

Innovation Management Programme
Sustainability in your Business Workshop
Innovation Shared Interest Group
♦♦♦ Technology Trends Series – Artificial Intelligence

OCTOBER

 ♦♦♦ Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation
R&D Tax Credit Clinic

NOVEMBER

 ♦♦♦ IRDG Annual Conference – Leading Business Innovation 2021

DECEMBER

Innovation Shared Interest Group
R&D Tax Credit Clinic

Event information and booking available online at www.irdg.ie or by contacting Mary Byrne – mary.byrne@irdg.ie

Please note some changes may occur throughout the year. Dates with tbc indicate around that time. Other dates are set.
The majority of events are complimentary & available to members-only.  A very limited number of events are open to the public at market rates.

CPD Certification is also available on certain events.

IRDG Conference, Seminars & Workshops Payments Policy available here.