Irish students make Microsoft final with Access Earth app

Students from the National University of Ireland Maynooth (NUIM) will represent Ireland at the Microsoft Imagine Cup world finals in Seattle.

15th June, 2014
Students Matthew McCann, KC Grant and Jack Gallagher from NUI Maynooth were named the Irish Microsoft Imagine cup Champions and are set to attend the world at global finals in Seattle.

Students from the National University of Ireland Maynooth (NUIM) will represent Ireland at the Microsoft Imagine Cup world finals in Seattle this August with their app Access Earth. The students will compete for a chance to win $50,000 and a boot camp mentoring programme.

Access Earth is a service which provides up-to-date information on the accessibility of buildings for those with mobility impairment. The app is designed to provide the disabled community with access to reliable...

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