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,…

With well over 200 companies in Ireland directly related to the Aerospace Industry, Ireland is seen as one of the major players in the Aviation/Aerospace Sector. These 200 companies range in a wide variety of technological capabilities such as optics, propulsion, space systems software, onboard data systems, ground station systems & networks, and passenger aircraft…

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…

The misconception in the construction and engineering industry is that many activities conducted by companies are seen as standard or routine, nothing to do with research and development. This is far from the truth as there are many eligible R&D activities within the industry. Below are some of the eligible R&D activities in the construction…

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…