Derek Henry- Partner, Head of R&D Tax Services, BDO

  • Presentation Title:

    Life Cycle Funding for R&D Projects- From Inception to Exploitation.

    Presentation Synopsis:

    The talk will briefly discuss the various sources of funding for each phase of an R&D project such as:

    1. EI grants
    2. SFI
    3. LEO
    4. EIS schemes both private placement and fund options
    5. Traditionally banking
    6. Development capital
    7. VC
    8. Listing
    9. Sale

    Speaker Bio:

    Derek Henry is Partner in BDO’s R&D Tax Services department. Derek leads a team of experts, including engineers and accountants, to ensure they maximise the benefit to clients of their R&D activity. Derek has written and presented on the topic in both industry specific and national forums and is one of the leading experts in the area in Ireland.


    The BDO R&D practice is one of the leading R&D practices in Ireland with an impressive list of over 100 clients including large multinationals,  PLCs and indigenous Irish businesses from all of Ireland’s growth focused sectors including Technology, Telecoms,  MedTec & Pharma, Manufacturing and Food & Agri.



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