Strategic Innovation

Blending Strategy and Creative Exploration to Discover Future Business Opportunities

RIKON are Ireland’s leading Service Innovation Centre located in Waterford Institute of Technology.  Through our be-spoke service innovation models and methodologies, the RIKON team will assist you and your organisation to develop new strategies and innovative solutions that will deliver clear and distinctive advantages over your competitors.

Our innovative methodologies are rooted in extensive field research, partnerships and collaborations with our international network of service innovation centres and innovation research professionals. 

In addition to our work with the private sector, RIKON is heavily involved in academia and  government policy. Core researchers in the Centre have published in a wide variety of books, refereed journals and leading international conferences.

New Sources of Bank Funding for Irish SMEs

Waterford Institute of Technology Graduate Business Department and the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) will host a business seminar on Friday 30th September at 8am to provide local SMEs with information on accessing lower cost financing. This is a free event starting at 8am with refreshments and will finish by 9.30am.


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