Dr. Bill O' Gorman, from WIT, speaking about this site on WLR

Friday, July 24, 2009

SEEPP Enterprise Awards 2009

Two innovative and exceptional companies were honoured at the SEEPP Enterprise Awards 2009, sponsored by Ulster Bank South East Business Centre and Ernst & Young which was held on May 26th in WIT. The winner of the Start-Up category was David Delany, Neurosynergy Games Ltd, the Early Stage category winner was Gerry Ryder, Practanna Medical and winner of the best exhibit was Tom Byrnes, Pack Publishing.

These awards were open to both current and past participants of the highly regarded South East Enterprise Platform Programme. The Enterprise Awards acknowledge the contributions made by entrepreneurs to the economic development and progression of the South East region.

The judging panel included Brian O’Sullivan, Manager, Ulster Bank South East Business Centre, William Galloway, Partner, Ernst & Young and Clodagh Whelan, Regional Director, Enterprise Ireland, and was chaired by Mr. Pierce Casey, Entrepreneur and CEO-in-Residence at the School of Business in WIT.

SEEPP Director Eugene Crehan said "The SEEPP finalists all presented their business ideas excellently to the panel of highly experienced judges and I think the finalists benefitted greatly from the feedback given by the judges!

The guest speaker on the evening was Jim Sheehan, MD, Surecom Network Solutions (NS) Ltd. Surecom is at the high end of the telecommunications technology business, providing telecommunications engineering services and solutions to major European players such as O2, Telefonica, Meteor, Ericsson, Vodafone and BT.


Anonymous said...

SEEPP is a great initiative

Anonymous said...

Congrats to David, Gerry and Tom. I was there on the nite and I could'nt have picked between all the contestants.