Awards Event for the MaREI Sustainable Business Ideas Competition

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MaREI are hosting an awards event for the MaREI Sustainable Business Ideas Competition on Thu, 3 June 2021 from 17:00 – 18:00.

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MaREI is the SFI Research Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine research and innovation co-ordinated by the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) at University College Cork. The Centre comprises over 220 researchers focusing on defined global challenges such as the Energy Transition, Climate Action and the Blue Economy.

MaREI Sustainable Business Ideas Competition

The Awards event highlights some of the best Sustainable Business Ideas being promoted by Irish Start Ups and potential Spin Outs.

Over the last 10 weeks, 250 people engaged with MaREI in real time for our online Information and Masterclass Series, culminating with the opportunity to enter a Sustainable Business Ideas Competition. Hundreds more accessed recordings of the series and the majority of this series remains available to view on

This event will celebrate those who entered the competition and showcase the entries judged worthy of prizes.

Joining the event is Fiona Edwards Murphy, CEO and Co – founder of ApisProtect – one of the most exciting Sustainable Technology Start Ups in the world just now. Fiona was recently listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 for 2021.

Prizes will be awarded across two categories;

  1. Post Graduate Student/ PhD Candidate/ Researcher associated with Third Level Institutions
  2. Early Stage Start Up

A total of €15,000 in prize money will be distributed with €4,000 going to the winners of each category. is the largest database of professional development and corporate training courses in Ireland. We list thousands of training courses from trainers and training providers nationwide

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