Every morning you get up and at 7 AM you make your favourite ham and salad sandwich and take it to work for lunch at 12:30 PM. Yum. You read an article that states that a company is claiming R&D credits for making ham and salad sandwiches and you think…. The world has gone mad,…

The agriculture and agri-food sectors in Ireland are one of the most important sectors not only for the value it contributes to the economy but for the amount of jobs it creates. According to Teagasc (Agriculture and Food Development Authority) and DAFM (Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine), the agri-food industry contributes €24 billion…

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…

Come and check out some of the R&D eligible Food & Drink activities. Some eligible activities may come as a surprise. Areas in the Food & Drink Industry where R&D activities may be eligible (for a list of work that is not eligible click here): Developing totally new product and / or packaging Development of…

My company is currently in the Food & Drink Industry, wanting to claim for R&D but we are not too sure what can and cannot qualify for a claim. With that being said, Braithwaite has outlined some factors to take into account when deciding an R&D Claim. What is Food and Drink development? Concept Development…