share this page

Pictorial Compendium of Awards

 

Publication of 136 Poster Page Pictorial Compendium of International and National Student Engineering and Innovation Awards

A 136 Poster Page Pictorial Compendium of International and National Student and Innovation Engineering and Innovation Awards titled "    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.

 

This success has been underlined by the achievement at the 2015 Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards of the “Best in Class” Engineering Education Excellence Award 2015 for Cork Institute of Technology based on the submission “30 Years A Growing - Cork Mechanical, Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering Exhibition  - Ireland and Europe’s Largest Educational Engineering Event”.

 

Other 2015 international and national student / graduate successes include:

 

Westminster London 2015

International Medical Engineering Finals

First Place - Vicon Prize for Best Undergraduate Medical Engineering Project 2015

First Place:   James Fogarty - Cork Institute of Technology

“Design and Development of an Assistive Technology Music System for People with Cerebral Palsy”

 

 

European Commission Brussels 2015

Horizon 20/20 EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

€4.2 Million Grant 

11 Further Jobs Created ( 10 already employed )

Myles Murray CEO and Founder PMD Solutions

2011 CIT Mechanical Engineering Graduate

"RespiraSense" - Innovative Respiratory Device to tackle In-hospital Respiratory Compromise

 

 

Copenhagen Denmark 2015

University Startup World Cup Finals

Sole Irish Finalist

Category Finalist Award Winner

Brian Hand and Ronan Hand

Cork Institute of Technology

“EqualiserTM  - Extreme Weather Conditions Novel Tie-down System for Ship to Shore Cranes”

 

European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2015

November 18-20 2015   Luxembourg

European Commission EEPA National Award Winner

"Promoting the Entrepreneurial Spirit

Cork Institute of Technology

'Engineering an Innovation Eco-System’

 

Sligo 2015

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management

AECOM Student Environmental National Award Winner

Damien Dennehy Cork Institute of Technology

“Advanced Hydro Systems - Design and Development of an Automatic Flood Barrier”

 

 

EI HQ, Ballsbridge, Dublin 2015

Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineer of the Year 2015 National Competition

Finalist Award

Ms. Emma O’Leary, Ms. Nicolle Dunphy and Ms. Kelly Lane

Cork Institute of Technology

“Piglet Mortality Reduction

Automatic Pig Milking Device Design and Development”

 

 

EI HQ, Ballsbridge, Dublin 2015

Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineer of the Year 2015 National Competition

Finalist Award

Damien Dennehy

Cork Institute of Technology

“Advanced Hydro Systems - Design and Development of an Automatic Flood Barrier”

 

 

EI HQ, Ballsbridge, Dublin 2015

MEETA - Asset Managers Association 

National Student Certificate of Excellence Award 2015

Michael Harrington

“Design and Development of a Fast Scan System” in conjunction with EMC 

 

EI HQ, Ballsbridge, Dublin 2015

MEETA - Asset Managers Association 

National Student Certificate of Excellence Award 2015

Kevin Condon

“Preventive Maintenance Optimization of a Split Mold Stent Security Machine in conjunction with Abbott”

 

 

International / National Awards in Engineering Innovation, Design & Entrepreneurship

International Prize-Winners in Engineering Innovation, Design & Entrepreneurship Innovative Product Development include:

 

  • 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 )
  • One European Commission “Promoting the Entrepreneurial Spirit” EEPA National Award Winner (2015)
  • 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

 

 

National Prize-Winners in Engineering Innovation, Design & Entrepreneurship Innovative Product Development include:

  • Two Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards - “ Best in Class ”  Engineering Education Excellence Awards (2015, 2011)
  • Seven MEETA Asset Management and Maintenance National Awards ( 2015(x2), 2014, 2013(x2), 2011, 2006 )
  • 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 National 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 )
  • Two Enterprise Ireland / Invest Northern Ireland Young Entrepreneur of the Year First Place Award ( 2013, 2007 )
  • Four Cruickshank Most Technologically Innovative Project First Place Award  ( 2013, 2009, 2008, 2007 )
  • 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 )
  • Two Enterprise Ireland / Invest Northern Ireland Academic Innovation Awards ( 2012, 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 of the Year 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

 

 

© 2016 | Cork Institute of Technology