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Student Inc 2021

Student Inc 2021

26 August, 2021

Congratulations to all 28 student entrepreneurs who pitched their businesses to a large online audience on Wednesday, August 25, 2021. The showcase was the final activity for Student Inc 2021.

The thirteen week, HEA funded enterprise development training programme is led by MTU with participants from UCC, LIT, UL and GMIT. The programme offers hands on training, mentoring, academic credits and a monthly stipend.  

As academic lead on the long running programme, the Hincks Centre is delighted to collaborate with a strong team from MTU, the Programme Steering Group and the HEIs across Ireland.


Congratulations and well done to Marc Dineen who was voted Best Business Pitch with his business 'Retaineraid'. Marc is a 3rd year Biomedical Engineering Student at MTU.


Also speaking at the showcase were: (L - R) Prof Maggie Cusack, President, MTU; Dr Orla Flynn, President, GMIT; Dr Liam Brown, Vice President Research, Development & Innovation, LIT; Prof Kerstin Mey, President, UL and Prof John O’Halloran, President, UCC.



Student Enterprise Interns (L - R) Clionadh Fahy, MTU; Fionn Cox, UCC and Jack Godley, MTU gave great messages of support to the participants.


Well done to everyone involved!


For more information on the Student Inc. Programme visit


Student Inc. is funded by the HEA

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