IGNITE 2015 Awards & Showcase

The IGNITE 2015 Awards & Showcase celebrates the achievements of our graduate entrepreneurs who have completed a 9 month business incubation programme.

The IGNITE Graduate Business Innovation Programme is a 9-month business incubation programme hosted by UCC. To date the programme has supported almost 50 start-ups to date, involving over 60 young entrepreneurs and many of the businesses have gone on employ between 5 and 10 staff. This year’s Awards and Showcase will feature 12 new businesses, a number of which are well on the road to success having already generated sales revenue or raised finance. Awards will be presented for overall Business of the Year, Business Plan, Innovation, Showcase Display and Individual Contribution. Past winners of IGNITE Business of the Year Awards include Dr Sinead Doherty of AnaBio Technologies Ltd., who subsequently went on to win the Cork Chamber of Commerce Emerging Company of the Year 2014, Ross O’Dwyer and Richard Barrett of PunditArena, Eoin O’Carroll and Kevin Bambury of Portable Medical Technology Ltd and Mike McGrath of supply.ie. The Prorgamme is supported by Cork City Council, Cork County Council, the Local Enterprise Offices of Cork City and County, Bank of Ireland and University College Cork.

Category: Official University Events: Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Location: Aula Maxima, North Wing
Target Audience: All Welcome - Email ignite@ucc.ie to reserve a place
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Eamon Curtin
086 8256477

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