Innovate for Business Success 2023

Venue:
Online National Event
 
Date:
10/03/2023
 
Note:
Friday 10th March 2023
 
Time:
10am-11.30am
 
Category:
Seminar
 

As part of Local Enterprise Week 2023, Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny is excited to present the National event Innovate for Business Success 2023 to celebrate the thriving culture of innovation that exists throughout Ireland today. The event is taking place on Friday 10th March 2023 from 10am-11.30am.

Free
 
 

Innovate For Business Success 2023

How to Build a Competitive Advantage through Business Innovation

As part of Local Enterprise Week 2023, Kilkenny Local Enterprise Office is excited to present the National event Innovate 2023 to celebrate the thriving culture of innovation that exists throughout Ireland today. The event is taking place on Friday 10th March 2023 from 10.00am-11.30am.

Innovate for Business Success 2023 is guaranteed to engage, empower and inspire entrepreneurs across the country and will focus on how to build a competitive advantage through business innovation.

A key factor to any successful business, regardless of size, is innovation. Developing new ideas is the fuel that will keep your business up to date. Innovation will keep operations, products, and services fresh. Adding this fuel will make your business more competitive.

This event is suitable for people at all stages of your business journey.

Headlining the event are expert speakers in innovation including:

  • Director of the Institute of Designers Ireland and Head of The Big Idea Kim McKenzie Doyle
  • Attendees will also explore available government supports to utilise Innovation in Business with agency speaker Lynne Whelan,Design+ from Design+ SETU. Lynne will outline the supports available to assist companies in creating an environment for innovation, and in creating that competitive edge.
  • Guest speakers Jessica Reynolds, Technical Advisor - Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) Fund from Enterprise Ireland, will highlight the range of financial supports available for SMEs to ‘Make it Happen’ when building innovation into their business.

Schedule

  • Opening
    • 10am – 10.10am - Welcome note with Aileen McGrath, Head of Enterprise (Acting), Kilkenny County Council
    • 10.10am – 10.15am - Opening from MC Noel Davidson, Entrepreneurs Academy
  • Turning Innovative Ideas into Business Opportunity - Be Inspired
    • 10.15am – 10.45am Kim McKenzie Doyle, Power of Creativity & Impact of Creativity on Society – Horizontal Thinking
  • Innovation Supports for your Business - Be Supported
    • 10.45am – 11.00am Lynne WhelanDesign+ from Design+ SETU
      • 11.00am – 11.10am Panel Discussion with clients that attended Innovate Programme
    • 11.10am – 11.20am – Jessica Reynolds from Enterprise Ireland
    • 11.20am – 11.30am – Q&A / Closing