IERC Launch ‘Concept’ – A Competition for 3rd Level Students

The IERC is delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new competition for Irish 3rd level students called ‘Concept’. Students are invited to submit their energy ideas in relation to one the following challenge areas:

Challenge 1: Driving energy performance of buildings.

Challenge 2: Developing systems that enable households and communities to access affordable and reliable electricity.

Challenge 3: Accelerating the exploration and discovery of new clean energy innovations.

Finalists will be invited to pitch their energy ideas at our annual conference “Industry-Driven Innovation: Realising Future Energy Systems” on the 29th/30th March 2017 in Fota Island Hotel Cork. More information can be found at or by emailing us at

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