L-R: Laura Mahoney, Chief Executive, Royal Irish Academy, Shaun Murphy, Managing Partner, KPMG, Eddie Cullen, Head of Corporate & Institutional Banking, Ulster Bank and Mark Redmond, Chief Executive, American Chamber of Commerce.
The US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards, open for nominations today, is one of the key Chamber initiatives in 2015. These Awards will recognise and celebrate excellent innovation that has occurred on the island of Ireland thanks to US FDI.
What makes these Awards unique is their focus on US FDI and its impact on Ireland and that they are presented in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy (RIA). The RIA is internationally recognised for its leading role in research excellence. It has set the Awards criteria and will oversee the judging process.
The Awards are being co-sponsored by KPMG and Ulster Bank. The Irish Times are the Awards Media Partner.
The Awards will be presented at the Chamber's Inaugural Annual Dinner on 15 May in the Doubletree by Hilton Dublin.
Three Awards will be presented in recognition of great innovation in:
The Award Finalists will receive very prominent profile in the Irish Times and amongst the stakeholders of the Chamber and the RIA. This is a great opportunity to showcase the amazing innovation that is taking place in Ireland, in all sectors, thanks to US FDI.