As mentioned in some of our previous  articles, there are straight forward “low hanging fruit” R&D work that can be identified and analyzed by consultants, this includes reviewing your company’s project lists, due diligence, conducting interviews with individuals, gathering information and documentation, formulating technical narratives and drafting the technical reports. In addition, the consultant prepares…

The Chemical sector is a growing sector in Ireland with a combination of well-established facilities and world-class scientists. The sector stretches from oil companies through to commodities, polymers, and pharmaceuticals. Whilst initial discoveries may be made in the laboratory, considerable developmental activity can then be expended in converting these into realistic industrial processes and applications. Examples of…

On Monday, March 21st, Science Foundation Ireland announced a joint partnership between Ireland and the USA on an R&D project. The R&D project brings together three research centres (Science Foundation Ireland, Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical and The Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems). These three centres are trying to advance scientific research in the…

On Thursday March 3rd, 2016, Innovate Ireland hosted the 2016 R&D conference from Croke Park, Dublin. The event consisted over 100 great speakers in a variety of different industries (pharmaceutical, biotechnology, IT / software, agriculture, agri-food, energy, chemicals, etc.) sharing their case studies and opportunities in research and innovation. Throughout the event, @riceire encouraged the audience to…