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.

Last Chance to Apply for Enterprise Ireland €5,000 Funding

The Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher grant final call is now open to all small and medium-sized* limited companies registered in Ireland. Each voucher awarded is valued at €5,000. Applications are not restricted to clients of Enterprise Ireland. Under this initiative each company is entitled to apply for two fully funded innovation vouchers and one 50% funded voucher up to €10,000. A company may have one ‘active’ voucher at any point in time.

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