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Case Studies

Redesigning business model for a better route to market

Plasma Green Tech Ltd. Plasma Green Tech Ltd. (PGT) is a provider of gas plasma consulting services in Ireland. PGT delivers innovative plasma based solutions for both business and government clients, helping them find viable alternatives for their ongoing research…

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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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Using business model innovation to capitalise on opportunities and hidden strengths

Software Support Group Ltd. is a leading provider of business software solutions for SMEs in Ireland and abroad. The company’s management have over thirty years’ experience delivering solutions to organisations of all sizes across a range of industries, with a…

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Working with RIKON allows businesses to avail of vital research resources

The Project Relax Ireland Ltd, a self-catering holiday booking and maintenance company, identified an opportunity for growth in the new home owners market. However, due to limited resources, the company needed assistance from RIKON to examine the competitive landscape they…

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Explore What You Want and Discover What You Need

Gas Hear Limited a High Potential Start Up had a new product idea that they had brought to the product prototype stage. They approached RIKON for assistance to design and map the business model for their new product that would assist them in getting their product to market.

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Digital Agency expanding into UX Design to grow Service Offering

Ireland Website Design is a full service digital agency that prides itself on building lasting relationships with an impressive portfolio of national and international clients. The team working with founder Nick Butler set themselves apart from traditional web design companies by offering a holistic service that allows them to get fully acquainted with client companies, understanding their own strengths and challenges, before applying these learnings to their clients’ customers entire User Experience.

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A new perspective on an existing business model leads to untapped market potential

Taps and Sinks Online have a warehouse facility in Waterford City, bringing in quality products to sell online into the UK. They are operating in a competitive marketplace where the suppliers of their new products exercise control over UK distribution networks. In this marketplace, it is difficult to sell new products online as customers wish to visit a retailer; it is also difficult to sell to plumbers or the trade sector as this is a highly competitive market of generic new products at cheaper prices.

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Better understanding of customer segments leads to a creation of competitive advantage

NutriScience was established in 1999 to develop and manufacture nutraceuticals for animal health. The company is based in Waterford, Ireland and has won several business and innovation awards since its inception. NutriScience exports to 15 countries around the globe and continues to expand on a yearly basis.

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Artisan Food Producer Capitalising on Evolving Consumer Tastes

Wexford Home Preserves is a family-run business based in New Ross, Co. Wexford. Tom and Laura Sinnott took over the running of the business from Tom’s Aunt Eileen who had been making artisan jam since 1988 and have continued the tradition of making top quality, award winning, jams marmalades and savoury preserves. The company uses traditional recipes handed down through the generations and pride themselves on working with the best of local ingredients and suppliers.

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