Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition – 14th March 2018 – CityWest, Dublin
The 2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition, being held on Wednesday, 14th March 2018 at the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin, will feature an impressive line-up of industry leaders, academics and government agencies who will engage in a stimulating blend of key note addresses and debates.
Designed to foster collaboration between industry, academia and government agencies, the 2018 event will bring together over 1,000 leaders in research and innovation from the major industrial sectors in Ireland as well as key government bodies, research bodies and researchers that are instrumental in creating cutting edge research and bringing that research to market.
The 100+ speaker line-up over 8 Stages includes industry leaders from sectors such as pharma, medtech, biotech, life sciences, energy & environment, agrifood, health, transport, chemical, ICT etc. These keynote speakers will deliverer compelling case studies, technical presentations and highly topical presentations that can equip visitors with the knowledge needed to push forward their own research and innovation agendas and to be part of creating a more innovative Ireland.
Some key topics being covered include: innovative R&D processes, from concept to launch, consumer engagement in NPD, avoiding regulatory pitfalls, food science, quality and safety, Labtech, clinical trial implementation, data analysis, ICT research, Medtech research, Earth & Environmental research, industry and academia collaboration, 3D printing, smart cities, drugs and pharmaceuticals, computer sciences, nanotechnology and much more.
Delegates have already registered for the 2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition from leading pharma, medtech, biotech, life sciences, energy & environment, agrifood, health, chemical and ICT companies as well as key universities, research bodies and government and funding agencies. Visitors to the event will help play a major part in putting Ireland at the centre of global R&D.
Irish companies that continue to investment in research, development and innovation have employment levels 25% above average and exports 30% higher, according to research from Enterprise Ireland. Furthermore, companies that consistently make significant investments in their innovation have superior sales growth even when the general business climate is challenging. Indeed, business innovation, in terms of developing new products, services and processes, has proved to be beneficial to the profitability of businesses of all sizes and stages of development.