The 2016 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition on the 3rd March 2016 in Croke Park saw over 1000 leaders in research and innovation from the leading industries in Ireland as well as key government bodies, research bodies gather for a busy day of seminars and exhibitions.
The focus of the event is Agenda 2020 the ambitious plan to position Ireland as a global knowledge leader and a major hub of scientific and engineering research.


Learnovate’s Peter Gillis was speaking at the event to share with the audience how the success of the Edtech industry in Ireland is being supported by the development of an innovation ecosystem. The talk centred on five key components that have supported its growth.

  1. A market worth chasing
  2. Ireland’s Track record
  3. A vibrant start-up scene
  4. Favourable Policy Environment
  5. Innovation and export support

You can see Peter’s presentation here