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Medtronic Shared Interest Group Visit, 27th February.

Another great Design Thinking Shared Interest Group hosted at the Medtronic Innovation Centre in Galway in the last week. As IRDG members, we are all interested and invested in finding new, practical applications of Design Thinking in our current, dynamic climate and this was a great chance to see how other companies are using a Design Thinking approach to support their business goals.

Our thanks especially to – Seamus Ledwith – Human Centred Innovation at Medtronic, Paul Conway at Advantech

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Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation, Galway, 7th April

Is your business up to date on the incentives and expertise available to support your R,D&I?

On 7th April in Galway, we’ll have all the key players together to present their Research, Development & Innovation funding programmes and meet with you so that you are fully up to date and clear about what’s available.  In addition, you’ll have the possibility of meeting with the various Programme Managers from the agencies and third level institutes so they can deal directly with

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Innovation Practice Group Visit to Fexco – a Leader in Global Financial Services

Thursday, 19th March, from 9.30am to 2.00pm, Killorglin, Co. Kerry

Founded in 1981, Fexco’s business is in the area of financial services.  Technology is significantly transforming and disrupting the financial services ecosystem, and the company invests heavily to develop and deliver the best solutions for their customers.

Now employing over 2500 employees across 29 countries, Fexco has just recently opened this new building which will house its own Research Development and Innovation Centre.  It is co-located

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Agenda for R&D Tax Credits Conference, 4th February 2020

Agenda for R&D Tax Credits Conference, 4th February 2020

R&D Tax Credits are worth approx. €700m per annum to 1500 companies in Ireland. This important Conference for companies of all sizes and sectors involved in Research, Development and Innovation presents a unique opportunity to hear directly from the Department of Finance and Revenue Commissioners, alongside other key professionals. The event will feature both talks and discussion sessions, with open dialogue encouraged to represent the views of industry to the various bodies involved.

Please see a sample Agenda below for …

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