IRDG Design Thinking Programme

Design Thinking is a proven growth enabler for organisations. The design thinking mindset, it’s methods and processes help firms to discover, develop and deliver breakthroughs that are distinctive and differentiating.


Killashee House Hotel.


Praxis Auril-Autumn Conference 2018

The Praxis Auril Conference brings together knowledge exchange and commercialisation professionals from across Higher Education and Public Sector Research institutions to share best practice, discuss hot topics and build new contacts.


Hilton, Liverpool City Centre



Amplitude is the result of Research Units within Waterford Institute of Technology and Carlow Institute of Technology coming together to help industry understand the benefits academic research can have on their sectors.


WIT Arena


KTI Conference 2018

The KTI Annual Conference will explore the benefits of engaging in knowledge transfer and the rewards that can be reaped by business, academic institutions and the economy at large. Drawing on international and local expertise, the conference will focus in particular on spin-out companies and collaborative research engagement as just two of the most effective ways of commercialising research for economic gain. It will also discuss the importance of driving entrepreneurial models and cultures to the betterment of institutions and economies.


Mansion House, Dublin


Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation, Galway

In this new format event for 2018, we will bring you all the options when it comes to progressing your business innovation and market development with grant funding, tax incentives, accessible loans and research expertise from within Ireland and Europe.


Clayton Hotel Galway