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ACADEMIC RESEARCH

Our multidisciplinary team of social science researchers, engineers and technologists utilise commercial environments as live laboratories to pioneer and disseminate academic research output.

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WHO WE ARE

RIKON is a hybrid centre of innovation in Business Technology Management situated on the South East Technological University (SETU) campus in the heart of the South East of Ireland. Our BizTech strategists specialise in solving business problems and creating commercial opportunities through pioneering research advancements across business strategy, innovation, design, operational excellence and technology optimisation. We think differently because we are a mix of business strategists, technologists and design thinkers who will create, incubate and deliver a future for your business that will produce extraordinary results and allow you to leapfrog your competition.

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BUSINESS CONSULTANCY

Our experienced consultants work with businesses of all sizes and sectors to transform the way they develop their services, processes and strategies.

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Stakeholder Engagement Key to Development of Social Enterprise Strategic Development Plan

Background  GOMA is a gallery of modern art in Waterford city. Established in its current form in 2016, the gallery is an artist-led space for the benefit of artists, in particular artists recently graduated or embarking on their artistic careers….

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Corporate Gifting Company Positioning Itself in a Busy Post-COVID-19 Marketplace

Background  Lonergan Corporate Gifts Ltd. is a Kildare-based rewards and recognition company that has been in business since 1998. In this time it has grown with its clients delivering bespoke corporate gift solutions to a host of blue chip organisations…

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Rafter’s Gastro Pub – Segment Analysis

Rafter’s Gastro Pub Rafter’s Gastro Pub is a Kilkenny City Centre pub, lunch destination and accommodation provider. It’s located at the very heart of The Marble County – only a five-minute walk from Kilkenny Castle and close to the other…

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Lead Generation Strategy Boosts Local Business’ Growth

JL Intelligent Cooling Solutions Ltd. JL Intelligent Cooling Solutions Ltd. is a Kilkenny based deliverer of full mechanical services pertaining to room cooling and specifically to the industrial and commercial sectors based throughout Ireland. An additional element to the business…

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Global ambition for Tipperary Robotics firm following Chinese Joint Venture

Background Horan Automation and Consulting, established by Gerry and Kathleen Horan, specialises in bespoke robotic applications and end of line automation servicing mainly the pharmaceutical and food / beverage markets. The company’s key strengths include customised design and building of…

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How mapping customer experience allows [email protected] to stay ahead of sector trends

Ireland enjoys consistently strong cinema attendance figures with 1.25 million trips to the cinema each month. This placed [email protected] in a strong position in the sector. However, despite its reputation as a stalwart of the Dublin cinema scene, the cinema faced certain challenges in remaining relevant among an evolving cinema loving population.

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Using Lean to Transform Company Culture

In operation since 1988, Kel-Tech have been chosen suppliers by some of the largest OEMs in the UK and Ireland. Current customers include the likes of Caterpillar, Toyota, Cummins Power Gen, and Cargotec. The company have been recently awarded a Caterpillar “Supplier of Excellence” award for quality of their product and are considered to be a premium one stop shop in the subcontract sheet steel fabrication business.

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