Social Innovation Fund included in the programme for government as Animate closes.

Animate, Social Innovation Fund Ireland’s first programme, and Ireland’s first Non-Profit Accelerator concluded with a Showcase & Pitching event on 18th May 2016 at The Irish Architectural Archive on Merrion Square in Dublin. The event was co-hosted by Philanthropy Ireland and Social Innovation Fund Ireland.

Having participated in a four-month-long programme from January to April 2016, the four Animate Award winning projects, pitched to a small invited audience in Dublin. Each project specifically described what they need to take their projects to the next stage.

For each project, that vision is different.

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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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