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IRDG Innovation Skillnet

Network Sector

Multi Sector

Network Region

National

Network Manager

Josh Blake

Network Contact

Josh Blake

Phone

087 347 3222

Website

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Network Overview

IRDG Innovation Skillnet is a multi-sector business network that provides subsidised upskilling in research and innovation expertise to businesses of all sizes. The network’s mission is to raise the level of technical education, skills and knowledge around innovation through world-class training for existing and emerging innovation leaders.

Collaborating with industry, the network designs, develops and delivers responsive, bespoke and flexible training courses to meet the ongoing needs of businesses. The IRDG Innovation Skillnet is promoted by Industry Research & Development Group (IRDG) and is open to private enterprises across all sectors.

Supports to businesses

  • Assist businesses to identify and address current and future skills needs 
  • Information regarding successful approaches to learning and talent development 
  • Guidance on achieving value for money when investing in learning and development 
  • Strategic programmes that enhance business innovation and sectoral competitiveness 
  • Flexible training and education programmes customised to the needs of the sector 
  • Innovative programme design and development 
  • Leadership programmes for business owners and executives 
  • Certified and non-certified technical training 
  • Training relating to communication, problem-solving and other core skills 
  • Advice on gauging the effectiveness of training 
  • Access to a network of businesses within the sector 
  • Conferences, seminars, and other informal learning and networking events 

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