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Pictorial Compendium of Awards

 

Publication of 176 Poster Page Pictorial Compendium of International and National Student Engineering and Innovation Awards

School of Mechanical, Electrical and Process Engineering

First in Europe  - First in Ireland - First in Innovation

Engineering an Undergraduate Innovation Eco-System

 

 

 

A 176 Poster Page Pictorial Compendium of International and National Student and Innovation Engineering and Innovation Awards titled " Engineering an Undergraduate Innovation Eco-System - First in Europe  - First in Ireland - First in Innovation ", School of Mechanical, Electrical and Process Engineering, has just been published.

 

The Pictorial Compendium is a quite spectacular tribute to CIT student achievements in Engineering Innovation, Design & Entrepreneurship, School of Mechanical, Electrical and Process Engineering over the last decade and well worth viewing.

 

The remarkable sustained national and international engineering design, innovation and entrepreneurship achievements of the students of Cork Institute of Technology is founded on a continuous and rigorous design core to the engineering courses at the Institute supported by a multi-pronged innovation eco-system.

 

The success of this eco-system  is underscored by the unprecedented achievement by CIT Engineering students and staff of all five major awards at the Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur Awards National Finals 2016 - the Enterprise Ireland Overall National Winner and Student Entrepreneur of the Year 2016, the Cruickshank Intellectual Property Attorneys National Award 2016, the Grant Thornton National Award 2016, the Intel ICT National Award 2016 and the Enterprise Ireland Academic Innovation Achievement National Award 2016.

 

Further major successes in the last year include the Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow National Award 2016, the National Disability Authority Centre for Excellence in Universal Design Grand Challenge Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation National Award 2016 and Judges’ Choice Award Technology Trophy National Award 2016, the Early Career Awards Special Recognition National Award (2016), the MEETA Asset Management National Student Award Overall Winner 2016 and MEETA National Certificate of Excellence 2016 and the James Dyson Design National Award Ireland 2016.

 

International / National Awards in Engineering Innovation, Design & Entrepreneurship

 

National Prize-Winners in Engineering Innovation, Design & Entrepreneurship

  • Three Enterprise Ireland / Invest Northern Ireland Young Entrepreneur of the Year First Place National Awards ( 2016, 2013, 2007 )
  • Three Enterprise Ireland / Invest Northern Ireland Academic Innovation National Awards ( 2016, 2012, 2009 )
  • One Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow First Place National Award Accenture HQ Grand Canal Square Dublin ( 2016 )
  • Five Enterprise Ireland Cruickshank Most Technologically Innovative Project First Place National Awards(2016, 2013, 2009, 2008, 2007)
  • Nine MEETA Asset Management and Maintenance National Awards ( 2016(x2), 2015(x2), 2014, 2013(x2), 2011, 2006 )
  • One James Dyson Design National Award Ireland ( 2016 )
  • One Enterprise Ireland Intel ICT First Place National Awards  ( 2016)
  • One Enterprise Ireland Grant Thornton First Place National Awards  ( 2016)
  • One National Disability Authority Centre for Excellence in Universal Design Grand Challenge Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation National Award (2016)
  • One National Disability Authority Centre for Excellence in Universal Design Grand Challenge Judges’ Choice Award Technology Trophy National Award (2016)
  • One Early Career Awards Special Recognition National Award (2016)
  • Two Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards - “ Best in Class ”  Engineering Education Award (2015, 2011))
  • Eight Enterprise Ireland / Invest Northern Ireland National Awards of Merit  ( 2015, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 )
  • Eleven Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineer of the Year Awards sponsored by Siemens (2014 L8, 2013 L8, 2012 L8, 2011 L7, 2009 L7, 2008 L8, 2007 L7, 2006 L8, 2005 L8, 2004 L8, 2003 L8)
  • One Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management - AECOM Student Environmental Award Winner-Sligo (2015)
  • Five Enterprise Ireland I.Mech.E Speak Out for Engineering Awards ( 2014, 2013, 2007, 2006, 2004 )
  • One CADFEM Ireland and Ansys Users Conference EI HQ Dublin Best Presentation Paper ( 2014 )
  • One GradIreland Graduate Employee of the Year First Place Award Mansion House Dublin ( 2012 )
  • One NCBI Inclusive Technology Showcase Grand Prize Wood Quay Dublin ( 2012 )
  • Three Abbott Ireland Intern of the Year Awards ( 2012, 2011, 2009 )
  • One Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards - ESB Award for Outstanding Contribution to Engineering (2011)
  • One Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards - Chartered Engineer of the Year (2011)
  • One Inaugural Enterprise Ireland / Invest Northern Ireland Young Entrepreneur Solving Problems for Industry €7,500 Award ( 2009 )
  • Two HP Invent Awards for Best Science/Engineering/IT project in Ireland
  • Three William Eccles Institution of Production Engineers National Awards

 

International Prize-Winners in Engineering Innovation, Design & Entrepreneurship

  • Nine First Places and Seven Runner Up Finalists in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Best Medical Engineering and Design and Development of a Biomedical Device Competitions, London ( 2015, 2014, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 )
  • Two European Laureate of Innovation First Place Award -  European Student Innovator of the Year 2014 and 2012 - European Student Innovation Finals - Innovact Reims France ( 2014, 2012 )
  • One University Startup World Cup Finals Sole Irish Finalist Category Finalist Award Winner Copenhagen Denmark (2015)
  • European Science Engineering and Technology Best European Mechanical Engineering Student One First Place and One Runner Up Babcock Award - SET Finals London UK ( 2013, 2011 )
  • Two Enterprise Ireland / Invest Northern Ireland Think Outside the Box Academic Innovation Awards ( 2012, 2009)
  • One European Laureate of Innovation Third Place Award – European Student Innovation Finals - Innovact Reims ( 2010 )
  • Two Gold Medals Undergraduate Awards of Ireland and Northern Ireland Engineering/Mechanical Sciences ( 2011, 2010 )
  • Seven First Places and Six Runner Up Finalists in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Best Medical Engineering and Design and Development of a Biomedical Device Competitions, London ( 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 )
  • One Global Student Entrepreneur Finalist Award sponsored by the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation in conjunction with Mercedes-Benz Financial at the GSEA Finals in Kansas City, Missouri, USA ( 2009 )
  • One SOFE Paris Second Place Award - Institution of Mechanical Engineers ( 2009 )
  • One First and One Second Place in the ISEA International Sports Engineering Competition, London 
  • Two Queen’s Silver Jubilee awards for Best Mechanical Engineering Degree Project in Ireland and Britain
  • One Genius 2000 Award for Best New Invention at the Nuremburg Inventors’ Fair
  • Two Society of Manufacturing Engineering Outstanding Young Engineer Worldwide Awards
  • Three First Places for Best Published and Presented Paper at the International Manufacturing Conference.
  • Two Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards - “ Best in Class ”  Engineering Education Excellence Awards (2015, 2011)