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2021 Award Winners Field of Vision
Sponsored by: Enterprise Irleand
Award name:
2021 Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur of the Year
Winning institution:
Trinity College Dublin & Queen's University Belfast
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Participating in the Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur Awards was an invaluable learning experience in our journey as a company, and winning the overall award provided us with the necessary exposure and funds to bring Field Of Vision to the next level.
2021 Award Winners Pure Clothing
Sponsored by: Grant Thornton
Award name:
2021 Grant Thornton High Achiever Winner - Pure Clothing
Winning institution:
Dublin City University & University of Limerick
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The opportunities that have opened up with thanks to the Student Entrepreneur Awards have been amazing. The support and mentorship has allowed us to accelerate the growth of Pure Clothing.
Pure Clothing
2021 Award Winner Pitseal
Sponsored by: Cruickshank
Award name:
2021 Cruickshank High Achieving Merit Award - Pitseal
Winning institution:
University College Cork
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The Student Entrepreneur Awards helped me further develop my business skills and also allowed me to expand my network of connections
Pitseal
2021 Award Winners Diglot
Sponsored by: Local Enterprise Office
Award name:
Winner of LEO ICT Award in 2021 - Diglot
Winning institution:
Trinity College Dublin
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The Student Entrepreneurship Awards gave us the opportunity to tell the story of Diglot on a nationwide stage in the most compelling and passionate way we could. It was a complete privilege to compete against such an incredible standard of high-potential startups and to walk away with an ICT award was the cherry on top of a lot of hard work. The thrill of pitching on such a stage and the lessons we have learnt will stay with us for a long time
Diglot
2020 Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur of The Year
Sponsored by: Enterprise Ireland
Award name:
2020 Enterprise Ireland Student Enterpreneur of The Year
Winning institution:
University College Cork, Ireland
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The Student Entrepreneur Awards gave me an acclaimed platform to promote Neurobell which will greatly assist in reaching both national and international commercialisation goals
Neurobell
2020 Award Winners Nick and Jack Cotter
Sponsored by: Local Enterprise Office
Award name:
Winner of LEO ICT Award in 2020
Winning institution:
LIT/UCC
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Being a Student Entrepreneur Awards finalists had fuelled our ambition to scale Cotter Agritech globally
Cotter Agritech Limited
2020 Award Winner Siobhan Ryan
Sponsored by: Cruickshank
Award name:
2020 Cruickshank High Achieving Merit Award
Winning institution:
RCSI
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The Student Entrepreneur Awards has been a phenomenal learning experience both personally and professionally in allowing me to build upon my business idea and showcase it uniquely to a national audience. The evolution of that idea as a result of the stages of this competition has now grown into having the potential to contribute to Ireland’s position as a leader in medical innovation whilst having a real impact on patient care. It is nothing short of a privilege to reach the final of the Student Entrepreneur Awards
PressiDect
2020 Award Winner Simon Dring
Sponsored by: Grant Thornton
Award name:
2020 Grant Thornton High Achiever Winner for Traum Alert
Winning institution:
Cork Institute of Technology, Cork, Ireland
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The Student Entrepreneur Awards have allowed me to develop skills that will benefit me through my career, regardless of what path I choose!
TraumaAlert
2019 Overall Award Winner Christopher McBrearty
Sponsored by: Enterprise Ireland
Award name:
2019 Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur of the Year
Winning institution:
NUIG, Galway, Ireland
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The Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur Award is a transformative process which has completely changed my career path for the better. It gave me the confidence to progress as an entrepreneur, and has opened up so many doors and connections which have been invaluable to date. To any aspiring young entrepreneurs, I could not recommend it high enough.
NanoDetect
2019 Award Winner StomAssure
Sponsored by: CruickShank
Award name:
2019 Winner of CruickShank Award
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By competing in the Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur Awards competition my team and I improved a range of skills from product design, marketing, engineering analysis to presenting and pitching our product. We also gained exposure to some of the leading figures in the industry over the competition days who shared invaluable knowledge and experience with us and gave feedback on the development of our product. The organisation of the whole competition was perfect from start to finish. I would encourage anyone who is considering entering to do so
2019 Award Winner Micron Agritech
Sponsored by: Local Enterprise Office
Award name:
Winner LEO ICT Award 2019
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Taking part in the SEA competition gave us a unique glimpse into the world of business we could have never gotten in a classroom, we learnt what an investor pitch looked like, what a success-full business strategy should have and the type of questions we should be addressing in advance.
2019 Award Winner Crafted Equestrian
Sponsored by: Grant Thornton
Award name:
2019 Winner of Grant Thornton Award
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Taking part in the student entrepreneur awards was a fantastic experience. It helped me gain valuable contacts from other businesses and the judges. I received invaluable feedback and advice on next steps I should take in my business regarding fund-ing, research and IP. Receiving the Grant Thornton Prize allowed me to put the funding towards prod-uct development and filling my UK and EU trade-mark to help keep by brand and name protected before launch. I would 100% recommend the awards to any student business as it will give you insights and guidance on your business and how you can progress in the future
2018 Award Winner Macglas
Sponsored by: Enterprise Ireland
Award name:
Overall Winner Enterprise Ireland award
Winning institution:
CIT
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MacGlas is a novel vision aid designed to help people suffering from macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in the western world, which results in the progressive loss of central vision. By configuring and applying existing technologies in a new and innovative way to harness and optimally utilise the sufferer’s peripheral undamaged vision, MacGlas helps these individuals regain everyday capabilities such as reading that have been made impossible by the genetic macular degeneration disease
2017 Award Winners Paddy MacDonagh, Chris Bogues Coachbook
Sponsored by: Enterprise Ireland
Award name:
2017 College Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Winning institution:
NUI Galway
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Coachbook is an online platform for riding coaches to train horse riders remotely through live video streaming, eliminating the geographical limitations faced by athletes wishing to excel in their sport while also providing a marketplace for coaches to showcase their talents
2016 Award Winner Vincent Forde, Gasgon Medical
Sponsored by: Enterprise Ireland
Award name:
2016 College Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner
Winning institution:
CIT
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Gasgon Medical aims to deliver unique and innovative medical devices to improve patient safety and support medical professionals during common procedures. The company was founded when doctors from Cork University Hospital highlighted the valuable staff time that was being wasted while setting up and monitoring IV procedures. Medical staff have reacted positively to the proposed solution, with initial investigations into the business potential uncovering a wider global opportunity. The project has already seen significant success having won both Accenture’s ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ and CIT’s ‘Prize for Innovation’ this year
2015 Award Winner Rob Laffan, Tippy Talk
Sponsored by: Enterprise Ireland
Award name:
2015 College Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner
Winning institution:
LIT
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TippyTalk is a bespoke robust touch screen communication system that has been designed by the father of a non-verbal child with autism. TippyTalk allows the child to communicate her desires, feelings and needs to her parents through the transfer of pictures to text messages. TippyTalk allows for the child to send messages to her parents no matter where they are in the world. Not just limited to autism, TippyTalk can be adapted to cover other areas of non-verbal disabilities