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Winning by Design

I was recently consulted by the Expert Group of Future Skill Needs on the development of the Winning by Design is a report. This new Government report focusses on the design skill requirements for firms to be innovative and competitive in global markets. More>>

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Why the future for the Irish economy must involve design

Opinion: ahead of The Future festival in Dublin next week, an assessment of the importance of design and creativity to the Irish economy   The Future is a new event celebrating the role that creative innovators play in design, media and culture. Taking place at Dublin’s RDS on November 3 and 4, The Future will look […]

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Research and Policy Workshop

The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation (DJEI) hosted a workshop on 16th November 2016. Representatives from industry, industry associations, design-sector associations, enterprise agencies, academia and the policy system were invited to the workshop. At this workshop, Con Kennedy will present the draft research findings from a study of ‘The profile of the Design-intensive Sector […]

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Research Report

Con Kennedy has been commissioned by the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland as part of ID2015 to undertake a research report into Design Enterprises in Ireland. This research is being conducted on behalf of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and will contribute to a new Irish Government policy paper on design in […]

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