Engineering an Undergraduate Innovation Eco-System - First in Europe - First in Ireland - First in Innovation
Published on: Monday, 19 December 2016
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.
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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.