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March Inventor of the Month Competition

Posted: 24 March, 2016

Inventor of the month competition

February Inventor of the Month Winner
Congratulations to National College of Ireland 4th Year Computer Science student, Conor Curran, winner of the Dublin Region Innovation Consortium (DRIC) Inventor of the Month Competition for February. 
Coursiqa LogoConor was involved in developing The Coursiqa Journal – a SaaS product that provides all of the functionality of a school journal, but with added benefits such as recording of homework, teacher-parent communication and timetable illustration. 

Conor has been awarded a €250 One-for-All gift voucher after the idea was judged to be the best invention submitted to a DRIC partner institution in February.

March Inventor of the Month Competition

For your chance to win a €250 prize voucher, simply complete the DIT Invention Disclosure Form 2015 and return this to by Thursday, March 31st.  

All entries will be scored on their originality, benefits, market potential, and development/ commercialisation feasibility. Please read the  DRIC Inventor of the Month 2016 Terms and Conditions before submitting an entry. Successful applicants will be notified by telephone and the winners announced via the DIT Hothouse website in April. Applicants should make sure that their idea/invention is not already on the market. Staff and Students from partner institutions should consult their local technology transfer/industrial liaison office for application details.

About the Dublin Region Innovation Consortium

The Inventor of the Month Competition is open to all staff and students of Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Institute of Technology Tallaght, Dublin (ITTD), Institute of Technology Blanchardstown (ITB), the Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dun Laoghaire (IADT) and National College of Ireland (NCI). The five institutions comprise the Dublin Region Innovation Consortium (DRIC) which is funded by Enterprise Ireland to maximise the impact of research in each of the institutions. DIT Hothouse, the technology transfer office at DIT, provides knowledge transfer and commercialisation support to all members of the consortium.


Further Information
For further information please visit, contact Stephen Davis on 01 402 7144 or email