IGNITE Awards and Showcase



On Thursday, 23 April IGNITE hosted it's first online Spring 2020 Awards & Showcase.

If you missed the event, the replay is now available to view below. 

Jonathan Healy, the MC hosted the event so tune in and watch the IGNITE start-ups pitch their business ideas, hear from our guest speakers, President of UCC, Professor Patrick O'Shea, VP for Research and Innovation at UCC, Professor Anita Maguire and UCC Graduate, award winning entrepreneur, Susan O'Brien, founder Smigin. Hear about the other incredible businesses supported by the programme and see who the award winners are for the IGNITE/Bank of Ireland Best Business, Best Business Plan and the Best Video Pitch(as voted by the audience) announced by Diarmuid Lynch, Flagship Manager for Bank of Ireland. 

The Awards & Showcase was hosted by Eamon Curtin, IGNITE Programme Director and Michelle Dorgan, IGNITE Programme Manager.

If you are interested in finding out more about the Awards winners, or indeed any of the start-ups that presented at the event, feel free to email ignite@ucc.ie. 


Spring 2020 IGNITE Awards & Showcase Event:


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Western Gateway Building, University College Cork