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CIT Prize for Innovation

The CIT Prize for Innovation is an annual competition held on CIT’s Bishopstown Campus. The competition awards cash prizes to those whose inventions and business ideas are judged most creative, novel, innovative, and likely to succeed in the marketplace. The competition is open to all departments within the Institute.

In total there is a prize fund of €10,000 with a €3,000 development prize generously sponsored by the NIMBUS centre of research.


Prize for Innovation winner 2016: Vincent ford

Vincent Ford, a Third Year Mechanical Engineering Student and participant in CIT's Student Inc. Summer 2015. Vincent won the Prize for innovation and title of CIT Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2016 Prize for Innovation. Vincent’s project was to improve patient safety in the clinical environment.

Prize for Innovation winner 2015: Cara Tremayne

Cara Tremayne, accepting the Prize for Innovation product, a Roll Out Vegetable patch has picked up a €4,000 prize and the title of CIT Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2015 prize for innovation.