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Inventor of the Month Competition 2015

Posted: 14 December, 2015

November Inventor of the Month Winner

Congratulations to Kieran Foy, a student on the DIT MSc in Business and Entrepreneurship programme, winner of the November Inventor of the Month Competition. Kieran has been developing a mobile app incorporating basic data analytics for sports coaching as part of his studies and submitted details of his invention to DIT Hothouse. In doing so, Ben received a €250 One-for-All voucher after his technology was judged to be the best invention disclosed to a technology transfer office within the Dublin Region Innovation Consortium in November. 

Above: Stephen Davis, DIT Hothouse Marketing Officer (right) presents Inventor of the Month Kieran Foy (left) with a €250 prize voucher.

December 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 before Thursday, December 31st.  

All entries will be scored on their originality, benefits, market potential, and development/ commercialisation feasibility. Please read the Inventor of the Month 2015 Terms and Conditions‌‌ before submitting an entry. Successful applicants will be notified by telephone and the winners announced via the DIT Hothouse website in November. 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