Publication of Pictorial Compendium of International and National Student Engineering and Innovation Awards
Published on: Monday, 26 November 2012
An 80 Poster Page Pictorial Compendium of International and National Student and Innovation Engineering and Innovation Awards titled "Compendium of Student Innovation Awards - Engineering an Innovation Eco-System" has just been published.
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The remarkable success of the Honours Level 8 Bachelor of Engineering Degrees in Engineering offered at Cork Institute of Technology 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.
• 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, and many previous international and national awards of the CIT School of Mechanical, Process and Electrical Engineering.
The pictorial compendium is a description of a wide range of international and national awards in engineering innovation, design and entrepreneurship, spanning a ten year period and incorporating 80 international and national award posters authored over that period.
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 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 Ireland/Invest Northern Ireland Award of Merit €4,000 Award (2010, 2009, 2008, 2007)
- One Enterprise Ireland/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