Entries by Morgan Flanagan

Horizon 2020: Supporting transformation in the agri-food sector

“There were multiple challenges, including a substantial amount of EU politics at the start with many partners wanting to take the lead, but we were determined to keep DEMETER rooted in Ireland.” Kevin Doolin, Co-ordinator of the DEMETER project and Director of Innovation at Telecommunications Software & Systems Group The European Union has identified smart […]

Empiric Logic: Pivoting your business plan in the wake of Covid-19

When the Covid-19 crisis hit, High Potential Start Up, Empiric Logic, repositioned the business to address new challenges Covid-19 has thrown up an unprecedented number of challenges for every business, particularly start-ups that could be at the very beginning of their business plans and in the early stages of establishing a flourishing business. For a […]

Digital communication – the key to success in North America in the context of Covid

The ongoing Covid-19 global pandemic has thrown up many challenges for companies worldwide. For Irish companies exporting to North America, these challenges have varied widely from sector to sector, but some, such as remote working, communication with clients, difficulties in finding new business, establishing sales pipelines and cash flow issues have been identified as common. […]

French €100 billion recovery package puts business first

Recovery package which invests in Green economy, public transport, sustainable builds and digitisation could be of interest to Irish firms. The impressive two-year stimulus plan announced in Paris last week puts business high on the priorities list. With the lion’s share going towards a tax cut for businesses, the goal is to spur economic growth […]

Inside Innovation Show – Nearform

Inside Innovation brings you the stories of Ireland’s leading innovators and changemakers. On the last of our 3-part series called Innovating in a Crisis, we are joined by Chief Commercial Officer of NearForm Larry Breen.   On the 7th of July 2020, Ireland launched its contact-tracing app; COVID Tracker and within a week it was […]