Inventor of the Month Competition 2015

2015

October Inventor of the Month Winner

Congratulations to Dr. Ben Schazmann from the DIT School of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, winner of the October Inventor of the Month Competition. Ben has been developing A visual sensor to aid prevention of tooth erosion as part of his research 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 October. 

Ben Schazmann October Inventor of the Month Winner
 ‌Above: Tom Flanagan, DIT Hothouse Centre Director (left) and Stephen Davis, DIT Hothouse Marketing Officer (right) present Dr. Ben Schazmann (centre) with a €250 prize voucher.

November & December Inventor of the Month Competitions

For your chance to win a €250 prize voucher, simply complete the DIT Invention Disclosure Form 2015 and return this to hothouse@dit.ie before the last day of the month.  

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.

DRIC LOGOS - OCT 2015

Further Information
For further information please visit www.hothouse.ie, contact Stephen Davis on 01 402 7144 or email stephen.davis@dit.ie.