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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


R&D Tax Credit Clinic
Innovation Shared Interest Group


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


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


 ♦♦♦ IRDG Annual Conference – Leading Business Innovation 2021


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.