1st Prize Winners
The winners of this years competition, Nero-Hero, comprises David Manton and Daniel Minogue, who are Product Design students in DIT. Along with John Healy and Robert McCarthy they developed a neoprene garment with a unique design that raises the body of the user into the correct position while swimming, to improve technique.
They held off some stiff competition from the other finalists – Dressinade, the Red Head Brewing Company and Emergency Services App, to come away with the first prize of €2,000. Dressinade were second prize winners, and also picked up the prize for Best Market Research. Other winners on the night were PepPal for Best Accounts and Strata received the Michael Griffin Award for Innovation. Click here for more.....
The Bolton Trust/DIT Student Enterprise Competition is now in its 19th year and has a long and proud tradition in DIT. The purpose of the competition is to foster and promote innovation and entrepreneurship amongst the students and to encourage them to apply their course work creatively to the demands of real life enterprise.
Once again we thank DIT Hothouse for their continued sponsorship and also welcome AIB in their first year as a sponsor in a three-year agreement. Such support shows a clear commitment to students and enterprise and innovation, which makes them our ideal partners.