Could the Business Model Canvas help farmers (our piece in The Irish Times)

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The following piece by The Innovation Academy’s Executive Director, Dr Johnny Ryan, featured in The Irish Times on Friday, 5 December 2014, highlights a novel application of the Business Model Canvas by Brendan Allen, an Entrepreneurial Specialist at The Innovation Academy and CEO of Castlemine Farm.  Alexander Osterwalder: Designing the best business model Decision makers in business are challenged by complexity. …

David NevinCould the Business Model Canvas help farmers (our piece in The Irish Times)

Innovation Academy specialist Ronan Byrne wins Rising Star at the Farmer of The Year Awards

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Ronan Byrne, of the Friendly Farmer based near Athenry, won the ‘Rising Star of 2014’ prize at Farmer of the Year awards. Ronan is an entrepreneurial specialist at The Innovation Academy, and will be working with The Academy’s adult cohort in Limerick next month. Ronan’s farm was visited in April by awards judges Liam Myles and Ella McSweeney, presenter on RTE’s Ear to …

David NevinInnovation Academy specialist Ronan Byrne wins Rising Star at the Farmer of The Year Awards