Irish tech companies through to finals of European Business Awards

27 Nov 2012

Representatives from the 11 Irish national champions that are through to the next round of the European Business Awards

Eleven Irish companies and organisations have been chosen as national champions to go through to the next round of the European Business Awards. The companies going through to represent Ireland at a European level include web-content management company TerminalFour and software company The Now Factory.

The 11 companies and organisations that will represent Ireland to compete in the next round of the European Business Awards were announced at an event that was hosted by the British Ambassador to Ireland, Dominick Chilcott, along with UK Trade & Investment and RSM Farrell Grant Sparks, the awards’ sponsor and organiser.

The winners that will represent Ireland are Netwatch, TerminalFour, Helix Health, The Now Factory,, Aer Lingus, Glennon Brothers, Home Instead Senior Care, Coillte, Eirgrid and Valeo Foods.

As part of the competition each company or organisation submitted a video case study to the European Business Awards’ website. An online voting mechanism meant members of the public could choose their favourite videos.

One of the national champions was chosen via the online votes, while the other 10 winners were chosen by a panel of judges.

“This year, thanks to the video case studies, we have been impressed by the innovation and determination shown by the Irish entrants, many of whom are experiencing high levels of growth despite difficult global trading conditions,” said Aidan Scollard, partner at RSM Farrell Grant Sparks.

Carmel Doyle was a long-time reporter with Silicon Republic