Tony O’Brien: We need real originality and invention in this time of crisis
A mere €1m in funding for public sector innovation isn’t going to cut it: the government has to step up to the plate
Ireland needs innovation like never before. We need new ways of doing old things to make them safe for Covid-19 times, and we will need entirely new services and offerings to help us recover from the health and economic impacts of the pandemic.
Accelerated innovation has been a welcome hallmark of the emergency response to the virus. This has been a week of hope delivered, above all, by the promise of vaccines that are the ...