Henkel collaborate to innovate

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The three Enterprise Innovation Networks The Irish Software Association (ISIN), Industry Research & Development Group (IRDG) and the Construction IT Alliance (CITA) EIN, all funded by Enterprise Ireland hosted a joint seminar on Tuesday 23rd October 2012 in the Dublin City Council offices on Wood Quay from 08.00am - 11.00am. There were 80 delegates in attendance and an additional 20 viewing the event online. The intention of this event was to focus on the need to Collaborate to Innovate for a successful future.

The Opening address was given by Mr Greg Treston from Enterprise Ireland. Greg is Head of Research & Innovation. There was then a short Introduction to each of the Enterprise Innovation Networks. Speakers included Paul Sweetman of ISIN, Denis Hayes of IRDG and Suzanne Purcell of CITA EIN. This was followed by presentation on Collaborating with Third Level Research Institutes by John Whelan, Trinity College Technology Transfer Office and Tom Flanagan, DIT Hothouse. Three case Studies followed. Case Study 1: Dr. Yvonne Traynor, Henkel Case. Study 2: Sean Giblin, Cylon Controls. Case Study 3: Anthony McCauley, Fujitsu

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Henkel collaborate to innovate

  1. 1. Henkel IrelandYvonne Traynor23-10-2012
  2. 2. Henkel Worldwide
  3. 3. Three Business SectorsSlide 3 November 1, 2012 IRDG 2012
  4. 4. Adhesives Technologies - Product PortfolioSlide 4 November 1, 2012 IRDG 2012
  5. 5. We are the global market leader – multiple brands S.A.I.M. Alba 1980 1985 1995 1996 1997 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2008 Market leading position Multiple Brands 7.7 bn€ #1 position globally and in all regions 1 vs. 2 18% 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 105Slide 5 November 1, 2012 of presentation November 1, 2012 Title and author IRDG 2012
  6. 6. U-A Brand ArchitectureTechnology Leadership through our Technology Cluster Brands Acrylates PU Lubricants Automotive Thermosets Coatings Hot melt Adhesives, Water-based Silicones Cleaners Adhesives Sealants & Adhesives Rubbers Coatings Structural Parts6Slide 6 November 2012 1 U-A Brand Ambassador Training November 1, 2012 IRDG 2012
  7. 7. Adhesives TechnologiesSlide 7 November 1, 2012 IRDG 2012
  8. 8. Henkel (Ireland)Research & Development
  9. 9. Henkel Technology Centre DublinDublin History1966 - Presence established (Production and Production Support).1970 - Loctite’s First Instant Adhesives (Developed in Dublin)1974 - European Centre for Loctite Manufacturing and R & D1977 - First Loctite “Consumer” market activity in Europe1981 - Manufacturing Facility in Tallaght opened.1988 - First electronic epoxies developed1992 - ISO-9001 Award1997 - Became part of Henkel Group1997 - QS-90001999 - EN-140012000 - SBU focus expressed in new organisation2002 - FDA Approval for Indermil2003 - Henkel Technologies2007 - Adhesive Technologies
  10. 10. Henkel Technology Centre Dublin UA site €15MM/annum Budget 126 Scientific Staff Function Educational Qualifications Product Development PhD Technology Development DegreeSupport Staff Technical Diploma28% 41% 33% 25% 31% 42%
  11. 11. Henkel Technology Centre DublinInnovation ProcessSlide 11 November 1, 2012 IRDG 2012
  12. 12. External Research ProgramsSlide 12 November 1, 2012 IRDG 2012
  13. 13. Types of Collaborations PhD: Post-Doc: •Quality Work, •High Quality Work, •Focus shared Academia-Industry •Industry Focused •3 Year Project •Variable Length •66% funded by IRCSET/IRCUndergraduate: Intern:•Variable Quality •Work Experience,•Focus shared Academia-Industry •Industry Focused•8 Month Project •6 Month Project Slide 13 November 1, 2012 IRDG 2012
  14. 14. UCD Cluster … Critical Mass of Researchers Complimentary PhD Projects:Fracture characterization of nano-toughened epoxy + Micro-mechanical modelling of void growth = Good Understanding of Toughening Mechanisms Slide 14 November 1, 2012 IRDG 2012
  15. 15. Intern Program … Work Experience + Access to Experts New Dispenser for Epoxy Putty Product • Student from NUIM Dept of Design Innovation • Used course knowledge & academic backup • New Design approved by Product Development Work Experience• Student from DCU Analytical Sciences• Student gains practical experience• We build relationship with Academia• Cost effective Slide 15 November 1, 2012 IRDG 2012
  16. 16. Collaboration with Universities and Institutes Benefits Risks• Access to World Class Researchers • Confidentiality / Shared IP and instrumentation • Academic Focus ≠ Industry Focus• Flexibility of Focus • Differences in Culture• Shorter Timelines • Organisational Memory• Opportunities to think long term + -• Education of future scientists• Visibility Slide 16 November 1, 2012 IRDG 2012

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