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Annual Cork Mechanical, Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering Exhibition

Annual Cork Mechanical, Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering Exhibition

Published on: Monday, 22 April 2013


Thursday 25th April - 2pm to 9pm  -
Nexus Courtyard, Student Centre, CIT Bishopstown Campus

240 Stands - Admission Free

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Enquiries to
Senior Lecturer Seán F. O'Leary
Department of Mechanical, Biomedical and Manufacturing Engineering
School of Mechanical, Electrical & Process Engineering
Cork Institute of Technology
Bishopstown
Cork
Ireland
Tel:  00 353 21 4335425
Fax: 00 353 21 4326627
Email:  sean.foleary@cit.ie

 

2013 Exhibition Theme CIT Engineering - First in Europe - First in Ireland - First in Innovation

The 2013 exhibition theme reflects the remarkable professional success and international/national achievements of the Honours Level 8 Bachelor of Engineering Degrees in Engineering offered at CIT. This sustained success has been confirmed not just by the highly coveted Engineers Ireland professional accreditation and re-accreditation of these courses in 2012, but also by further remarkable International and National student and graduate achievements throughout 2012 and 2011 including:
  • 2012 European Student Innovator of the Year First Place and Outright Winner
  • 2011 European Science Engineering and Technology Best European Mechanical Engineering Student First Place Babcock Award
  • 2012 (Level 8) and 2011 (Level 7) Engineers Ireland Student Innovator of the Year National Awards
  • 2012 National Council for the Blind of Ireland Grand Prize
  • 2012 GradIreland Graduate Employee of the Year
  • 2012 Enterprise Ireland/Invest Northern Ireland Academic Innovation Award
  • 2012 and 2011 Abbott Ireland Intern of the Year
  • 2011 MEETA Asset Management and Maintenance National Award
  • 2011 Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards - Inaugural “ Best in Class ”  Engineering Education Award
  • 2011 Engineers Ireland Chartered Engineers of the Year
  • 2011 Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards - ESB Award for Outstanding Contribution to Engineering Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards - ESB Award for Outstanding Contribution to Engineering

    and many previous international and national awards of the School of Mechanical, Process and Electrical Engineering, CIT.

A major Centrepiece Stand detailing CIT Student Projects in conjunction with Munster Rugby, including scrum optimisation through biomechanics, lineout training, rugby boot pressure analysis, No. 8 trainer and 3D gym Motion Tracking System Design/Development, is to be featured.

The 2013 exhibition sees a major expansion from 190 stands in 2012 to 240 stands in 2013. The 2013 expansion to a total of in excess of 240 exhibiting stands underscores the status of the Cork exhibition as by far the largest educational and innovation engineering event in Ireland and perhaps even in Europe.

Recent International Prize-Winners
in Engineering Innovation, Design & Entrepreneurship

→ One European Laureate of Innovation First Place Award – European Student Innovator of the Year 2012 - European Student Innovation Finals - Innovact Reims France (2012)
→ One European Science Engineering and Technology Best European Mechanical Engineering Student First Place Babcock Award - SET Finals London UK (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 Seven Runner Up Finalists in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Best Medical Engineering and Design and Development of a Biomedical Device Competitions, London (2012, 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.

Recent National Prize-Winners
in Engineering Innovation, Design & Entrepreneurship

→ Nine Engineers Ireland Innovative Engineer of the Year National Awards sponsored by Siemens - Levels 8 and 7 - (2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003)
→ One Speak Out for Engineering  Engineers Ireland I. Mech. E. National Award (2013)
→ 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)
→ Two MEETA Asset Management and Maintenance National Awards (2011, 2006 )
→ Three Abbott Ireland Intern of the Year Awards (2012, 2011, 2009)
→ One Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards - Inaugural “Best in Class”  Engineering Education Award (2011)
→ One Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards - ESB Award for Outstanding Contribution to Engineering (2011)
→ One Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards - Chartered Engineer of the Year (2011)
→ Three Cruickshank Most Technologically Innovative Project First Place €7,500 Award  (2009, 2008, 2007)
→ One Inaugural Enterprise Ireland/Invest Northern Ireland Young Entrepreneur of the Year Solving Problems for Industry €7,500 Award (2009)
→ Four Enterprise Irelan /Invest Northern Ireland Award of Merit   €4,000 Award  (2010, 2009, 2008, 2007)
→ One Enterprise Irelan /Invest Northern Ireland Young Entrepreneur of the Year First Place €10,000 Award
→ One National Academy for the Integration of Research Teaching and Learning Inaugural Excellence in Teaching Award
→ Three Enterprise Ireland Institution of Mechanical Engineers Speak Out for Engineering Awards   
→ Two HP Invent Awards for Best Science/Engineering/IT project in Ireland
→ Three William Eccles Institution of Production Engineers National Awards
 


 

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