36 minutes | Jul 8th 2019

S3E7-Rural Innovation in Ireland

A growing population, opportunities in a variety of industries and sectors, focus on experience and food, and a drive to find new and better ways of doing just about anything? If you think this describes a trendy metropolis, think again. Rural Ireland is creating a range of innovative rural development strategies that bring together residents, industry, civil sector and academic institutions on projects that range from implementation of broadband internet access, to agro-tourism, to intellectual capital vouchers. In this episode of Rural Routes you'll hear from Dr. Felicity Kelliher at the Waterford Institute of Technology on rural innovation in Ireland. The Rural Routes team at the Harris Centre also needs your help. We are conducting an evaluation of the show and we would very much appreciate if you could fill out the survey at the link below. It will help us understand how we can make Rural Routes better. Survey link: https://mun.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5jMMYzRSnQoYNtr Dr. Felicity Kelliher profile page: https://www.wit.ie/about_wit/contact_us/staff_directory/felicity_kelliher The Harris Centre: https://www.mun.ca/harriscentre/ Rural Policy Learning Commons: http://rplc-capr.ca Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation: http://crrf.ca
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