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Innovation Unplugged Series 2011 at National College of Ireland

This series of master classes was aimed at in-house incubation companies and entrepreneurs to join colleagues, peers and expert speakers for National College of Ireland's newest event series, Innovation Unplugged.

These were highly interactive sessions where the panel of experts will focus on the topics such as HR Management, business development,  using technology in business and will answer any queries posed at the session.

Schedule of Seminars

Sales Spark (delivered January 2011)                        
Master Class delivered by Product2market recognizing that a key issue for HPSU style companies is clinching the sale and P2M have developed numerous innovative ways for companies to make the sale.

Human Resources Master Class (delivered February 2011)
The Masterclass provided an insight into the dynamic and evolving field as well as an overview of what the challenges are. The Masterclass was developed as a result of requests for further information in the area from our Incubation Clients

Kernel Capital Masterclass (delivered March 2011)
Kernel Capital Masterclass took our internal Technology Start up Clients through all the steps in raising capital via Venture Capital companies and what they look. The success of the event led to one of the best interactive Questions and Answers sessions and Kernel agreed to return for a larger workshop on VC funding.

State Funding for Start Ups (delivered May 2011)
Funding Workshop delivered by Enterprise Ireland and Dublin City Enterprise Board on funding available to Technology start up
Cloud Computing the Future (delivered June 2011 NCI Cloud Competency Centre)
Microsoft and IBM highlight the benefits of using cloud computing and in doing so they offer refer to companies within our Incubation centre who are good examples of technology companies using cloud computing. Delivered by Eurocloud and Lucey technologies, time to hear it from the users

Mentoring Clinic ( delivered July 2011)
Who can mentor Innovation start-ups time to meet the NCI Clients? Barracuda FX won the Intertrade Seedcorn Competition 2010, Davra Networks represented Dublin alongside Ikon Semi-Conductor all NCI host companies

Aristo Elevator Masterclass (delivered September 2011)
In 2010 NCI hosted a Masterclass for Entrepreneurs presented by Andrew Keogh which proved to be one of the most popular events for anyone who started a company or plan to. The art of communicating the most important messages clearly message.

Deloitte Seminar (delivered September 2011)
Deloitte hosted a Masterclass in evolving trends aimed with a focus on Technology, Media and Telecommunications. The Masterclass covered all emerging trends and analysis from around the word on emerging technology needs.

Fund Your Way to Success (delivered October 2011)
Financial backing is key to the success of all start-up companies and we brought together a workshop on VC Funding opportunities presented by Kernel Capital, Delta Partners and NCI Incubation clients who have successfully

Open Innovation Masterclass at Innovation Dublin (delivered October 2011).  This was presented by Andrew Keogh from Aristo.

Images from Innovation Unplugged at Innovation Dublin

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