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Companies and inventors across Northern Ireland invited to take part in the INVENT 2016 Awards

Companies and inventors across Northern Ireland are bring invited to demonstrate their prowess through the hugely popular INVENT 2016 awards, run by NISP CONNECT and sponsored by Bank of Ireland UK.

INVENT recognises innovations that have the greatest commercial potential. Entrants will compete for a share of a £33,000 prize fund and a space on the 2017 Tech Mission to California.

INVENT 2016 is now OPEN for applicants across the six categories below. If you have been working on a new innovative product or solution in these areas, please apply now! Entrants will be accepted until MIDNIGHT on FRIDAY 8th APRIL via the website

  • Agri-Science
  • Life and Health
  • Creative Media / Consumer Internet
  • Electronics
  • Engineering
  • Enterprise Software

INVENT is much more than a competition as contestants join a community of inventors and entrepreneurs and gain access to an ecosystem of shared success.

Lorraine Martin, CTO ProAxsis, Winner 2013, said, “Since winning, ProAxsis has raised investment, recruited a scientific and commercial team, and secured contracts with global companies. The Awards provided validation of my business plan convincing me to continue to persevere. The benefits have been immeasurable, because INVENT opens a treasure trove of like-minded people who provide inspiration and support to entrepreneurs.”

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