InterTradeIreland Annual Innovation Conference, 12 and 13 June 2012
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InterTradeIreland All-Island Innovation Programme
2012 Annual Conference

Exploiting Industry and University Research,
Development and Innovation: Why it Matters

Institute for Business, Social Sciences and Public Policy
NUI Galway
Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 June 2012


Day 1 – Schedule

 

8.45am            Registration (Tea / Coffee), Foyer, Aras Moyola

 

9.30am            Conference Opening and Welcome Address

Dr. James Cunningham, Director, Institute for Business, Social Sciences

and Public Policy, NUI Galway

9.45am            Keynote Address – Research on Academic Entrepreneurship:

                        Lessons Learnt

                        Professor Donald Siegel, University at Albany, State University of New York

 

11.00am          Tea / Coffee (Friar's Restaurant, Ground Floor, JE Cairnes School of

                        Business and Economics)

 

11.15am          Parallel Session 1

 

                        Theme 1: Entrepreneurial Education and Scholarship

                        CA118, Ground Floor, JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics

  • Gabriel Costello and Brian Donnellan, "Advancing Innovation through Engaged Scholarship: The Innovation Value Institute"
  • Roisin McGlone, "Entrepreneurship education for non-business learners!"
  • Joe Bogue and Brian O’Flaherty, "Student Enterprise as a University Innovation Intermediation Resource – A Comparative Study"
  • Doireann O’Connor, "What is going on in Ireland's Higher Education Sector: Are we educating for Innovation?"

                        Theme 2: Innovation within and outside Firms

                        CA116, Ground Floor, JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics

  • Garry Lohan, "Decision Making that Influences Operating Environments: An Example from Decision Making in Agile Systems Development Teams"
  • Fearghal McHugh and Tom Acton, "The impact of organisational culture on agile decision-making: an industry-academia partnership"
  • Christopher Duke, "Entrepreneurial Behaviour and the Diffusion of Innovations: Insights from Cultural Evolutionary Theory"
  • Niamh O Riordan, Tom Acton, Kieran Conboy and Willie Golden, "Decision-Making In Agile Software Development Teams: Solving the Optimal Timing Problem"

1.00pm            Lunch (Friar’s Restaurant, Ground Floor, JE Cairnes School of

                        Business and Economics)

 

2.00pm            Parallel Session 2

 

                        Theme 3: Product and Service Innovation, and SMEs

                        CA118, Ground Floor, JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics

  • Pat Daly and Jim Walsh, "University–Industry Research in the development of the Growth Mapping Process in the entrepreneurial SME: An Irish solution to an international problem?"
  • Sinead Mitchell, Ardawn Lalui and Denis Kearney, "The FutureSME Framework for Transformation"
  • Jamie Power and Patrick Lynch, "Towards Developing a Research Roadmap for Service Innovation in Ireland"
  • Linda Ryan, "Bridging the gap between research and industry in Product Service System development"

Theme 4: Innovation: Future Issues

CA116, Ground Floor, JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics

  • Seamus Grimes, "Innovation in China: implications for European policymakers”
  • Lawrence Dooley, Eileen Reedy and Breda Kenny, "Collaborative Innovation in Ireland: Have we embraced the fifth generation model?"
  • Thomas Acton, Chris Coughlan and Martin Hughes, "A partnership in the cloud: an industry-academia approach to innovative collaboration in pedagogy" 

3.45pm            Parallel Session 3

 

Theme 5: Innovation Strategy and Management

CA116, Ground Floor, JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics

  • Paul Anglim, Sandra Ganly, Alma McCarthy, Pat Morgan and Mark Bruzzi, "Analysis of a recruitment strategy for the formation of cross-functional multidisciplinary teams"
  • Anne Marie Ivers, "Does a network influence the market orientation capability of Irish Academic Spin out Companies"
  • Archie McIntosh, "How to get something for nothing - Innovation Management in the Development of Nanotechnology in Ireland"
  • Frank Murray, "The development of an engineering Knowledge Framework for improved project outcomes"
  • Paidi O’Reilly, David Sammon and Kieran Murphy, "Designing a Modelling Tool to Support Practitioners in the Design of Effective Innovation Strategies"

Theme 6: Academic Entrepreneurship and Knowledge Transfer

CA118, JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics

  • Aimee Brennan, Michael Nugent and Linda Reidy, "Bridging the gap towards effective knowledge transfer between Institutes of Technology and industry"
  • Declan Jordan and Jane Bourke, "Determinants of basic and applied research outputs from funded research: evidence from a survey of Irish academic researchers"
  • Nola Hewitt-Dundas, "Research Intensity and Knowledge Transfer Activity: An Insight to the UK University Sector"
  • Diane Boehm, Teresa Hogan and Brian Harney, "Academic Researchers as boundary spanners in Science to Business (S2B) Knowledge Transfer: A Stakeholder Analysis of Ireland and Germany"

5.30pm            End of Day 1

     


Day 2 – Schedule

 

10.00am          Registration (Tea / Coffee), Foyer, Aras Moyola

 

10.30am          Conference Opening and Welcome Address

Professor Chris Curtin, Vice-President for Innovation and Performance,

NUI Galway

Aidan Gough, Strategy and Policy Director, InterTradeIreland

 

11.00am          Keynote Address – Economic Growth and Academic Entrepreneurship:

                        Lessons and Implications for Industry, Academia and Policymakers

                        Professor Donald Siegel, University at Albany, State University of New York

 

12.15pm          Open Innovation: The Legal Implications

                        Patricia McGovern, Head of the Intellectual Property Department,

                        DFMG Solicitors

 

1.00pm            Lunch and Networking (Friar’s Restaurant, JE Cairnes School of

                        Business and Economics)

 

2.15pm            Engagement: The Higher Edication Landscape Now and the Future

                        Dr. Eucharia Meehan, Head of Research Programmes and Capital

                        Programmes, HEA

 

3.00pm            Interactive Panel Discussion – Industry-University Research,

Development and Innovation: Experiences and Insights

 

Panel Chair: Michael McAleer, Editor, Innovation Magazine, The Irish Times

 

Panellists:

·          Brendan Cremen, Director of Enterprise and Commercialisation, University College Dublin

·          Professor Lokesh Joshi, SFI Stokes Professor of Glycosciences, NUI Galway

·          Dr. John McKeon, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Allergy Standards Ltd.

·          Dr. Paul Brewster, Chief Technical Officer, Pure Marine Gen Ltd.

 

4.00pm            Conference Closing Address

Dr. James Cunningham, Director, Institute for Business, Social Sciences

and Public Policy, NUI Galway