RIKON and Keltech were shortlisted and runner-up for the highly reputable Knowledge Transfer Ireland Impact Awards 2017 in the Consultancy Impact category. The annual KTI Impact Awards showcases and celebrates successes in knowledge transfer carried out in Irish publicly funded research performing organisations (RPO) in the previous year.
RIKON was the Winner of the Knowledge Transfer Ireland Impact award in the Research2Business Collaborative Impact category. RIKON award was attributed to it been Ireland’s leading Business Excellence and innovation provider, having developed significant partnerships with industry, government agencies, chambers of commerce and over 1000 SMEs in various sectors.
RIKON Researchers received best paper award in the responsible management track at the Irish Academy of Management. Paper – Kelliher, F., Aylward, E., Lynch, P. 2015. Exploring the impact of the roles and relationships between regional stakeholders on sustainable rural networks. Irish Academy of Management Conference proceedings, NUI Galway, Sept 2-4. Best Paper Award (Responsible Management Track).
RIKON Researchers Awarded Emerald Global Literati Prize for Excellence: Lynch, P., Holden, M.T.., Harrington, D. and Foley, A. (2013) ‘Engaging entrepreneurs with a blended learning degree programme’, in Eds.Wankel, C. and Blessinger, P. Increasing Student Engagement and Retention in evb -Learning Environments: Web 2.0 and Blended Learning Technologies, Emerald Publishing.
RIKION Researchers received best paper award at the EUROCHRIE conference. Paper – Hussey, J., Lynch, P. and Holden. M. T (2011)”A conceptualisation of professionalism in tourism” Accepted for inclusion in the EUROCHRIE conference, Dubrovnik, 19th – 22nd October.
RIKON Researchers received best paper award at the Irish Academy of Management. Paper – Flinders, C., Lynch, P. and Holden, M. T. (2010) ‘Overcoming the Barriers to Managing Innovation in the Early Stages of New Product Development in SMEs’. In the 13th Irish Academy of Management Conference proceedings, CIT, Sept.1st-3rd.
RIKON Researchers received best paper award at the Tourism and Hospitality Research in Ireland Conference. Paper – Walsh, Margaret and Lynch, Patrick and Harrington, Denis (2010) Creating Superior Competitive Advantages for the small Tourism Firm Through Capitalising on the Firm Level Dynamic Capability of Innovativeness. In: The Tourism and Hospitality Research in Ireland Conference (THRIC), 15th – 17th June 2010, Shannon College of Hotel Management.
RIKON Researchers received best paper award at the Irish Academy of Management. Paper – Gannon, C., Lynch, P., & Harrington, D. (September, 2009). “Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management Capability: The Ingredients for Competitiveness”, Twelfth Annual Conference of the Irish Academy of Management proceedings, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), September 2nd – 4th September.