Food Industry Networking Morning

Date: 15th November 2018

Time: 9 am

Location: Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork

Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateways Network is hosting a Food Industry Networking Morning

The Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Network is hosting a Food Industry Networking Morning in Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork. The theme of the event is Innovation in the Food Sector.

By attending this event you will have the opportunity to:

  • Listen to relevant food industry presentations and case studies
  • Discuss outsourcing your R&D projects with the Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Managers and their research teams
  • Learn about various funding mechanisms available from Enterprise Ireland, including the Innovation Voucher, Innovation Partnership and Agile Innovation Funding programmes
  • Hear from the Enterprise Ireland Brexit team on the challenges Brexit presents to the food sector

Keynote speaker

The keynote address will be given by Owen Brennan, CEO of Devenish Nutrition. Owen is Executive Chairman of Devenish Group and has served as President of the Northern Ireland Grain Trade Association. He was also previously  Chairman of the Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) and served on the Agri-Food Strategy Board in Northern Ireland. Owen graduated from UCD in 1982 with a degree in Agriculture and in 1992 with an MBA from the Smurfit Business School. In 1997, he led the team which acquired Devenish Feeds, now Devenish Nutrition.

There will also be an opportunity to hear from the Enterprise Ireland’s Brexit Team on the potential impacts of Brexit on the food sector. Participants can also learn about the various funding mechanisms available from Enterprise Ireland, including the Innovation Voucher, Innovation Partnership and Agile Innovation Funding programmes.

Schedule an informal meeting

All seven of the Technology Gateways that work with the food sector will be present and should you wish, the Technology Gateway staff will be available for informal meetings on the day. If you wish to avail of this option please contact Gráinne Foley - gfoley @ technologygateway.ie, or Megan.Reid @ Enterprise-Ireland.com to confirm a time.

Register your place

You must book your place via Enterprise Ireland's online booking system. On the day, registration opens at 9 am with coffee/networking, with the event formally opening at 10 am. A detailed agenda will be posted nearer the date.

Data analytics for the MedTech industry: explore the possibilities

Date: 11th October 2018

Time: Registration at 12.30 pm, seminar starts at 1.00 pm

Location: MET Technology Gateway, GMIT

Data analytics for the MedTech industry explore the possibilities

Come along to our lunch networking event at GMIT's MET Gateway.

RSVP before 5th October (places are limited) by emailing Eugene McCarthy at eugene.mccarthy @ gmit . ie

MET Innovation Vouchers Seminar – Mayo Ideas Week

Date: 24th September 2018

Time: 2 pm - 2.40 pm

Location: iHub at GMIT Mayo Campus, Castlebar

bio medical engineering innovation vouchers

Details to follow.

Registration: Places are limited and booking is required. Email eugene.mccarthy @ gmit . ie

MET Innovation Voucher Clinic – Mayo Ideas Week

Date: 24th September 2018

Time: 9.30 am - 2 pm

Location: iHub at GMIT Mayo Campus, Castlebar

Enterprise Ireland Innovation Vouchers – information workshops open days

Enterprise Ireland Innovation Vouchers worth €5,000 are available to assist a company to explore a business opportunity or problem with a registered knowledge provider.

Schedule a meeting to discuss how Innovation Vouchers could move your product/service forward.

Registration: Places are limited and booking is required. Email eugene.mccarthy @ gmit . ie

PEM Innovation Voucher clinic (Donegal)

Date: 12th September 2018

Time: 10 am - 4 pm

Location: The Central Hotel, Donegal

Enterprise Ireland Innovation Vouchers – open days

Enterprise Ireland Innovation Vouchers worth €5,000 are available to assist a company to explore a business opportunity or problem with a registered knowledge provider.

Schedule a meeting at their Innovation Clinic to discuss how you can work together through Innovation Vouchers to move your product/service forward.

PEM Innovation Voucher clinic (Roscommon)

Date: 11th September 2018

Time: 10 am - 4 pm

Location: Local Enterprise Office Roscommon

Sligo Innovation Voucher Clinic Technology Gateways

Enterprise Ireland Innovation Vouchers worth €5,000 are available to assist a company to explore a business opportunity or problem with a registered knowledge provider.

Schedule a meeting at their Innovation Clinic to discuss how you can work together through Innovation Vouchers to move your product/service forward.

PEM Innovation Voucher clinic (Leitrim)

Date: 10th September 2018

Time: 10 am - 4 pm

Location: The Hive, Carrick on Shannon

Nimbus Centre Business Breakfast Technology Gateway

Enterprise Ireland Innovation Vouchers worth €5,000 are available to assist a company to explore a business opportunity or problem with a registered knowledge provider.

Schedule a meeting at their Innovation Clinic to discuss how you can work together through Innovation Vouchers to move your product/service forward.

Amplitude conference – Disruptive Innovation

Date: 3rd October 2018

Time: 8.30 am - 3 pm

Location: WIT Arena, Waterford

Amplitute conference – Disruptive Innovation – October 2018 – Technology Gateways

Discover how to approach a research unit and foster a successful collaborative relationship with a goal of developing or improving your company at Amplitude 2018. A team of academic experts and industry partners will give real-life examples of how they grew from what was an initial conversation to a long-term solution for the company.

Speakers and industry leaders will outline funding opportunities available to companies of all sizes offer advice to those interested in following a similar journey. But Amplitude isn't just about speakers; research units will have prototypes and toys on hand for you to try out, including virtual reality headsets.

Who will be there?

MC

  • Niamh Bushnell, Founder and CEO TechIreland

Keynote speaker

  • Keith Barry, Mind Magician & Top 25 TED Talk

Speakers

  • Ann Kehoe, Global Head of Brand, Alltech
  • Marc O'Regan, Technologist and CTO, Dell EMC

Who is organising this?

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. The first of its kind in the South East, this event will drive discussion around future trends, the dramatic impact research can have on industry and how future technologies can be adopted for each sector. Between each unit, almost every industry can gain from working with both Institutes to grow, develop and improve their product, processes or services - no matter the size.

Full details about the conference, as well as ticket reservations, can be found on the Amplitude website.

Shannon ABC Industry Open Day

Date: 19th September 2018

Time: 4.30 pm to 7 pm

Location: Limerick Institute of Technology , Hartnett Enterprise Acceleration Centre

biotech, food and life science sectors

Shannon ABC is a commercially focussed, state of the art research centre. It has a strong history of collaboration with industry in the biotech, food and life science sectors, and was established through funding co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and Enterprise Ireland under the Applied Research Enhancement (ARE) Programme.

Open Day: People, Technologies and Industry

Come and hear from companies we have worked with, about technologies we can use to help your company, and how to get funding to do this.

We deliver solutions for Food, Biotech and Life Science companies. We are a collaboration between Limerick Institute of Technology and the Institute of Technology Tralee, and are core funded by Enterprise Ireland as a Technology Gateway.

Technology Gateway Programme Launch 2018

Date: 2nd May 2018

Time: 9 am - 12 pm

Location: Carlton Dublin Airport Hotel, Dublin

APT AIT Technology gateway network

The Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Network will be formally launched by John Halligan, TD, Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 in the Carlton Dublin Airport Hotel from 9 am to 12 pm.

The network consists of 15 industry-focused Gateways based in 11 Institutes of Technology spread across the country.

The programme represents a €26.75 million investment by Enterprise Ireland over a five year period, 2018 to 2022.

Each Gateway delivers technology solutions for industry through innovative collaborative projects and provides:

  • An open access point for industry providing technology expertise which is industry relevant.
  • Technology solutions for the close-to-market needs of Irish industry.
  • Regionally based Gateways acting as a portal to the nationwide expertise in the Technology Gateway Network and the wider Irish Research Infrastructure.
  • Ongoing development of the Gateway’s technology offer to industry with the assistance of an industry-led steering committee.

The launch will showcase the technology solutions offered by each Gateway, provide specialised presentations and case studies from a range of companies who have collaborated with the Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Network and offer an opportunity to network and meet with the Technology Gateway teams to discuss the various funding mechanisms available to your company for Research, Development & Innovation.

A networking lunch will be provided.

Registration is essential.