IGNITE Awards and Showcase

 Thank you for joining us on Thursday 22 April at 19.30 for the Spring 2021 IGNITE Awards & Showcase. If you missed the event, you can catch the replay below.

The event, MC’d by Jonathan Healy, includes:

  • A welcome address by Prof John O’Halloran, Interim President at University College Cork
  • An address by Prof John Cryan, VP for Research & Innovation at University College Cork
  • A special address by the IGNITE Programme Partners including Sean O'Sullivan, Local Enterprise Office, Ann Doherty, Cork City Council and Sharon Corcoran,  Cork County Council.
  • Video pitches by the start-ups of IGNITE13 who are completing the programme
  • Introductions to the start-ups of IGNITE14 and IGNITE15 who are currently on the programme
  • And the announcement of award winners for Best Business, Best Business Plan and Best Pitch by Bredan Reddin of Bank of Ireland and Chair of the Adjudication Panel
  • Closing Remarks by Programme Director, Eamon Curtin. 

A huge congratulations to Patrick O'Regan of Reach The Top, winner of the Bank of Ireland/IGNITE Best Business Award, to Niall Crowley of Basevault, winner of the Best Business Plan Award and Eric Teahan of Eclipse Sleep Bliss, winner of the Best Video Pitch Award.

If you want to watch the IGNITE13 video pitches back, please click here


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