Awards Finale

Awards Finale

The 2018 UCD VentureLaunch Accelerator Programme Showcase and Awards evening will take place on Wednesday 21 November 2018 (TIME) in the Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science, UCD, Belfield.

The high profile ceremony will be attended by members of the business, investment and University communities.

At this event the participating ventures will each deliver a short pitch and an overall winner, as assessed by the independent judging panel, will be announced.

Event hashtag: #VentureLaunch18.

VentureLaunch 2017 Winner

Prolego Scientific, a UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics start-up. Founders are: Dr Belinda Hernández, Associate Professor Andrew Parnell and Dr Mahdi Amina.

"The NovaUCD VentureLaunch programme was transformative for Prolego Scientific in developing our growth strategy and turning what was a successful consultancy project in the Equine industry into a disruptive business opportunity across several verticals such as poultry and aquaculture. The support and access to industry leaders that we have received from our participation in Venture Launch has been vital to our progression and achievement of our key developmental milestones."

Andrew Parnell, Co-founder, Prolego Scientific