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Patrick J. LYNCH is the director of RIKON, a business innovation research centre located in South East Technological University (SETU) in Ireland. Patrick has supervised students Masters by Research and Doctoral students to completion. He lectures at undergraduate and postgraduate within the School of Business at SETU. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed on marketing, market models, business models and networked 
innovation in top-tier journals and peer-reviewed conferences. Patrick has received numerous accolades including the 2016 and 2014 Emerald Global Literati Prize for Excellence. 

In 2021, in partnership with the Local Government, Waterford City and County Council, Patrick was the Principal Investigator on a large Urban Regeneration Development project for the establishment of a smart city and secured Government funding for €27million. In 2020, as the Principal Investigator, Patrick secured Government Funding for €1.7million to establish a Lean Industry 4.0 facility to drive productivity, profitability and growth amongst businesses. In addition, Patrick is responsible for securing directly funded industrial and government projects and is also an Enterprise Ireland provider for business process excellence projects and has been involved in European project as work package and task leader.

Over a 15-year period, he has amassed considerable industry, consultancy and applied innovation research experience in process optimisation, business & market modelling and marketing. On project, Patrick’s role is as thought leader in strategy, innovation and business models. Patrick manages a team of researchers who are recognised for making real transformational change in business and re-imaging how companies can identify tactical market opportunities to grow business volume and develop breakthrough strategies and innovative business models to seize those opportunities and transform their organization to execute the new growth strategy. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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