Young Scientists sent to start-up bootcamp

The BT event aims to help second level students gain a practical understanding of what it takes to bring an idea from concept to market, writes Emmet Ryan.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
9th March, 2014
Winners of the 2014 BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp: pictured with Shay Walsh, managing director of Business, BT Ireland are Alex Gallagher Lynch, St Nathy's College, Roscommon; Anna McEvoy, Our Lady's College Drogheda; Aina Hannisa, Regina Mundi College, Cork; Eamonn Sweeney, Jesus and Mary Secondary School, Sligo and Emma Kirwan, Tullamore College, Offaly.

Agroup of 29 students who participated in the BT Young Scientist event took part in a competition in UCD last week to hone their business skills.

The BT Bootcamp saw teams of between three and five secondary school students develop business ideas around concepts that were presented at the Young Scientist exhibition in January.

The competitors included this year's Young Scientist winner, Paul Clarke.

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