CKR27 students win UCC Best Technology Award

28 Mar 2014
Photo L-R: Marcelle McAuliffe (Bank of Ireland); Ronan O'Brien (MEngSc in Mechanical Engineering, UCC); Mobin Jamal (Medicine, UCC); Ronan Hand (MEngSc in Mechanical Engineering, UCC); Ben Thistlewood (Medicine, UCC). Also part of the team was Tadhg Lambe (Electrical and Electronic Engineeing, UCC)

Two students studying for the MEngSc in Mechanical Engineering were part of the team that won the 2014 UCC Best Technology Award.

The inter-disciplinary team consisted of mechanical engineering MEngSc students Ronan O'Brien and Ronan Hand, medical students Mobin Jamal and Ben Thistlewood, and electrical engineering student Tadhg Lambe.

The winning product was ‘AmputAid', which keeps amputated limbs at an appropriate low temperature for over 24 hours, for transportation and protection.

The award was part of the 2014 UCC Entrepreneur of the Year awards, sponsored by the Entrepreneurial and Social Society (E&S) and the College of Business and Law, UCC with key additional sponsors including  Accenture, Bank of Ireland, the Cork City & County Enterprise Boards and Enterprise Ireland.

Discipline of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering

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