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CONNECT researchers win TCD Innovation Awards

Prof. Ian Donohue and Prof. Marco Ruffini, CONNECT Investigators at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), have won the “One-to-Watch” and “Inventor” awards respectively at the Trinity Innovation Awards.

Prof. Ian Donohue, Head of School of Natural Sciences at TCD, has won the One-to-Watch award for his innovative research applying emerging digital technologies to address key environmental and biodiversity challenges.

Prof. Marco Ruffini, CONNECT Principal Investigator, has won the Inventor award for his work with the Open Ireland Testbed.


CONNECT is the world leading Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications. CONNECT is funded under the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres Programme and is co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund. We engage with over 35 companies including large multinationals, SMEs and start-ups. CONNECT brings together world-class expertise from ten Irish academic institutes to create a one-stop-shop for telecommunications research, development and innovation.

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