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EVENT: NISP Invent 2014 final

Northern Ireland’s community of investors, inventors and entrepreneurs are invited to celebrate breakthrough innovation as the winner of INVENT 2014 is announced on Thursday 2 October at a prestigious Gala Dinner at Titanic, Belfast.

Over 600 attendees will have the opportunity to meet the12 INVENT finalists competing across six sectors- Creative Media and Consumer Internet; Agri-Food; Life & Health; Engineering; Electronics and Enterprise Software.

Guests will also get the chance to hear from one of Northern Ireland’s most influential business leaders, as the Innovation Founder of the Year 2014 delivers a keynote speech.

Previous recipients include Hugh Cormican (Founder of Andor and Cirdan Imaging), Tom Eakin (TG Eakin), Peter Fitzgerald (Randox) and Professor John Anderson (HeartSine).

Early booking is recommended as tickets for this event are likely to sell out.

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VITAL exhibiting at Smart Business Show

Thursday, 29 May, 2014

VITAL will be exhibiting within the ‘SMART Start, Growth and Management Zone’.

Visit our stand at the Smart Business Show and learn about a new way for inventors to commercialise their innovative new technical ideas by having them matched up to SMEs or Entrepreneurs who can bring them to market.’

You can register for a ticket here

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Dundalk Institute of Technology


Invent DCU

Queens Univeristy Belfast


This project has been supported by the European Union’s INTERREG IVA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body