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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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R&D TAX CREDIT AUDIT – BE PREPARED!

R&D TAX CREDIT AUDIT – BE PREPARED!

Irish companies receive more than €260 million each year from Revenue in the form of tax credits as an incentive to conduct R&D.  Every R&D performing company has a strong interest in R&D tax credits.  This IRDG seminar on 22nd May at the Clarion Hotel, Liffey Valley Dublin will feature a number of key speakers who have firsthand experience of R&D tax credit audits. This is a “must attend” seminar for both R&D and Finance staff as both functions are …

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INNOVATION THROUGH COLLABORATION

INNOVATION THROUGH COLLABORATION

“Innovators must integrate their ideas, expertise and skills with those of others outside the organisation to deliver the result to the marketplace using the most effective means possible” (Dr.  Henry Chesbrough).

Thursday, 26th April – The Tierney Centre, University of Limerick

This free seminar will focus on the processes, benefits and issues for industry in collaborating with Higher Education Institutes (HEIs).  Speakers will include representatives from UL & LIT, along with industry leaders who have direct experience of R&D and innovation …

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SUCCEED AT SERVICES INNOVATION

SUCCEED AT SERVICES INNOVATION

Product Innovation is familiar to us all.  Services Innovation presents a different challenge.  The output of services is often less tangible, harder to articulate and test.  Yet the need to maximise and capitalise on the growth of Services in our economy requires real innovation to meet the ongoing, ever-present, and insatiable demands from customers, users and providers.  This briefing will outline Innovation in Services and the supports available, whilst also giving some real, tangible examples and ideas of where Innovation …

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