Bernadette McGahon – Research & Innovation Services Manager at Industry Research & Development Group ,IRDG

  • Bernadette is the Research & Innovation services manager at IRDG, Ireland’s leading non-profit, business-led network of member companies and third level institutions. In this role she works closely with indigenous and multinational companies on a wide variety of innovation matters across the main themes of Representation, Funding & Support, Networking, Collaboration and Learning.

    Bernadette has over 18 years’ experience  in the area of research, development and innovation spanning across academic, industry and public sectors. She has been involved in international research and innovation roles supporting companies to leverage national and EU funding and develop productive partnerships. She has also led innovation policy research and developed successful strategies and support programmes to address the challenges faced by companies in managing innovation.

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