To encourage research and development (R&D) in Ireland, The Knowledge Development Box (KDB) looks to assist SMEs as of today. Companies that are granted the certificate for the KDB can apply for a lower corporate tax. For more information on The Knowledge Development Box affecting SMEs, please click here. The article was written by the…

On Friday, March 25th, Damien English (Minister for Skills, Research & Innovation) announced Ireland will be receiving €251 million in funding from Horizon 2020. The funding from Horizon 2020 is for research and innovation. This is great news for Ireland as this encourages more companies and organisations to conduct research and innovation in Ireland instead of having…

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…

As reported by South MEP Deirdre Clune, “Irish companies are currently securing 2.8 million per week in EU R&D funds”. This steady funding has Ireland on track to secure €1.25bn by 2020. For more information on the article please visit: The Munster Express