6th of November 2019, Lyrath Estate, Kilkenny

UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF RESEARCH

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What is Amplitude?

Amplitude is an annual conference led by the Technology Transfer Offices of Waterford Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology Carlow with the support of EI Technology Gateways and Research Centres.

The goal of Amplitude is to support industry and help them understand the impact of research on their business/industries/sectors. 

Discover how to approach a research centre and foster a successful collaborative relationship with a goal of improving your company’s research and development capabilities. Our team of academic experts will outline how you can access funding from National and EU Calls and offer advice on how to submit a winning proposal.

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Research centres across both Institutes, namely SEAM, PMBRC, TSSG, RIKON and Design+, specialise in many research areas and, this year, the conference will focus on four industries; Precision Agri, Future Health, Smart Energy and Manufacturing/Engineering/Design.

FOCUSSED ON Four Industries

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Precision Agri

Future Health

Smart Energy

Manufacturing, Engineering & Design

DISRUPTING INNOVATION Why you should attend Amplitude

Amplitude 2019 offers a unique opportunity for companies, particularly multi-nationals and SME’s, to understand the complex world of collaborating with research and accessing large funding pots.

Amplitude will focus on four industries;

Precision Agri, Future Health, Smart Energy and Manufacturing/Engineering/Design.

Great Speakers

Our team of academic experts will outline the process and offer advice on how to submit a winning proposal.

Engaging Workshops

Attend workshops throughout the day focusing on Manufacturing, Agri, Energy and Health.

Network & make connections

Discover how to approach a research centre and foster a successful collaborative relationship

LISTEN TO THE Event Presenters

Dr. Patricia Mulcahy

President of Institute of Technology Carlow

Prof. Willie Donnelly

President of Waterford Institute of Technology

Minister John Halligan

Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development

Dr. Aisling O’Neill

ArcLabs Research & Innovation Centre Manager, WIT

Brendan McDonald

South East Regional Manager, IDA Ireland

Mark Whelan

Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Programme Manager

Muiris O’Connor

Head of R&D and Health Analytics, Dept. of Health

Elizabeth Carvill

Senior Communications Manager, KTI

David Beirne

Country Manager & VP of UPMC International

Patrick Barrett

Department of Agriculture, Food & Marine, National Delegate Agritculture Horizon 2020

Amie Regan

Project Officer, Post-Award and Evaluation Research, Strategy and Funding Directorate, HRB

Nicky Deasy

Managing Partner, The Yield Lab

Dr. Phil Hemmingway

Head, Low Carbon Technologies Department, SEAI

Philip Cheasty

National Delegate Energy Horizon 2020

Alex Hamilton

Senior Energy Engineer, 3 Counties Energy Agency (3CEA)

Sergio Fernandez-Ceballos

National Delegate Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Horizon 2020

Lorna Ross

Chief Innovation Officer VHI Health & Wellbeing

Dr. Aisling McEvoy

Head of Enterprise Partnerships, SFI

David Scanlon

Venture Investment Leader, NDRC

Michael Lucey

Director & Patent Attorney

Hazel Williams

Smart Agri Hubs Ireland & UK Cluster Lead

David McDonnell

Founder & Director, Anuland

Dr. Sasitharan Balasubramaniam

Director of Research, TSSG

Soon to be announced

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SCHEDULE DETAILS Conference Schedule

9.30-9:40
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Prof. Willie Donnelly

Opening Address

9:40-9:55
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Minister John Halligan

Minister's Address

9:55-10:15
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Mark Whelan

Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Programme

10:15-10:35
speaker-1

Brendan McDonald

IDA South East Region

10:35-10:55
speaker-1

Elizabeth Carvill

KTI

11:20-11:40
speaker-1

Muiris O'Connor

Dept. of Health

11:40-12:00
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Amie Regan

Health Research Board

12:00-12:20
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David Beirne

UPMC

12:20-12:40

Panel Discussion

11:20-11:40
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Patrick Barrett

Dept. Agri Food & Marine & H2020

11:40-12:00
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Hazel Williams

PACE, The Precision Agriculture Centre of Excellence

12:00-12:20
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Nicky Deasy

The Yield Lab

12:20-12:40

Panel Discussion

11:20-11:40
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Dr. Phil Hemmingway

SEAI

11:40-12:00
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Philip Cheasty

Horizon 2020 - Energy

12:00-12:20
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Alex Hamilton

3CEA (3 Countries Energy Agency)

12:20-12:40

Panel Discussion

11:20-11:40
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Soon to be announced

11:40-12:00
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Sergio Fernandez-Ceballos

Horizon 2020 - Advanced Materials & Manufacturing

12:00-12:20
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Lorna Ross

VHI

12:20-12:40

Panel Discussion

13:45-14:05
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Dr. Aisling McEvoy

SFI

14:05-14:25
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David Scanlon

NDRC

14:25-14:45
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Soon to be announced

14:45-15:05
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Michael Lucey

Purdy Lucey

Please note the schedule is subject to change

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REACH US Get Directions to Amplitude

Lyrath Estate Hotel

Paulstown Road, Kilkenny R95 F685, Ireland

 

For any queries email

Deirdre O’Gorman at: [email protected]

9:00am – 17:00 pm

Registration open from 8:30

 

For any queries email

Deirdre O’Gorman at: [email protected]

Lyrath Estate Hotel

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For any queries email

Deirdre O’Gorman at: [email protected]