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CIT Student Competitions


CIT Prize for Innovation 13K prize fund, sponsored by the Local Enterprise Office


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.

Prize Categories

€10,000 Cash Prize Fund

CIT Entrepreneur of the year €4,500
Best Pitch €1,000
Best Exhibition Stand €1,000
Most Innovative Idea €2’000
Best Business Plan €1,500

€3,000 Development Prize

Open to ALL students
Can be part of coursework/ project




APPrentice Competition 2017


This competition is open to all CIT students whom have an APP idea - all you need it the idea.


  • APP idea, all you need is an idea -Deadline Friday, 20th February 2017 
  • Showcasing & prize giving - Friday, March 10th 2017

Please contact for any queries and visit for the application & more information.




Find the Robot Competition 2018

To enter follow @CITEnterprise on Twitter and follow the clues!

  • €100 to be won each day of Innovation Week - Stay tuned!


CIT Dragons' Den Competition March 2018



All you need is the idea

  • Pitch your business idea to a panel of judges for 6 minutes to win part of the €800 prize fund 

Information regarding the competition will become available in Feb 2018.


If you have any questions or queries regarding the above information, please don't hesitate to conact the Enterprise Interns:  or