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.

Enterprise Ireland €5,000 Funding is now open for 2017

The Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher grant call is now open for the first call of 2017 to all limited companies registered in Ireland. Each voucher awarded is valued at €5,000. RIKON are currently assisting companies in application writing and registering for this call.

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