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Irish Times Innovation Awards 2021

  • Date: Mon, Oct 4, 2021

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UCD Smurfit School sponsors the prestigious Irish Times Innovation Awards 2021

From start-ups led by enterprising individuals to multinationals and every scale of organisation in between, the Irish Times will recognise and reward disruptors from all across the island and from every sector of business.

The Irish Times Innovation Awards are now in their 12th year, showcasing and rewarding excellence. Winning can bring great benefits to those taking part, with innovations and company profiles featured in the Innovation pages of The Irish Times.

Past winners have gone on to attract multimillion investments and have come from every sector of the economy, from construction to MedTech and from chocolate makers to software engineers.

The overall winner will receive a high-profile communications package worth in excess of €100,000, plus a scholarship for short courses in Executive Development at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.

The awards are split into five categories. These are:

  • Sustainability sponsored by Skillnet Ireland
  • IT and Fintech sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Life Sciences and Healthcare sponsored by Science Foundation Ireland
  • Manufacturing and Design sponsored by Enterprise Ireland
  • New Frontiers (covering any innovations that do not fall into the other categories) sponsored by UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

The closing date for entries is Monday, November 22nd at 5pm.
Application is easy. Entry is free. The rewards are huge.
To find out more and register your interest visit

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