The Irish Software Innovation Network (ISIN) is the innovation arm of the ISA, and is a matchmaking and knowledge-brokering service to help software companies to identify and engage with relevant third-level research institutes. ISIN is managed by the Irish Software Association (ISA). Members can create a listing including contact details and information on areas of interest or research. Listings can be viewed by other members, with the goal of encouraging collaboration.
Connecting, Collaborating and Clustering
- Meets the company and establishes their requirements, whether it is to solve a problem or find a new technology area;
- Identifies potential academic partners and helps to match the appropriate academic expertise to the company to support them in moving forward;
- Offers ongoing support, including progress monitoring, guidance and fundraising advice.