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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