SciFest 2021 Business Excellence Institute Awards


We would like to extend our congratulations to the winners of the Business Excellence Institute Awards in SciFest 2021.

Athlone Institute of Technology
Killian McGrath and Evan McGreal of Coláiste Mhuire, Mullingar, Co Westmeath for their project:
P.A.S.S.T – Pedestrian Alert Safety System for Trams

Dublin City University
Viya Aramalla of St Mary’s Secondary School Glasnevin for her project:
Rewise: The All-In-One Study Application for Students During Remote Learning

Dundalk Institute of Technology
Claudia Durkan & Ellen Birmingham of Scoil Mhuire, Trim, Co Meath for their project:
The Impact of Feed Quality and Meal Quantity on the Weight Gain of 6-month-old Calves

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
Cian Mangan of Coláiste Cholmáin, Claremorris, Co Mayo for his project:

Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Grace Masterson of Abbey Vocational School, Donegal Town for her project:
A reusable biodegradable solution for coffee on the go

Munster Technology University Cork
Cathal Cronin & James Considine of St. Brogan’s College, Bandon, for their project:
A Seed of Hope

Munster Technology University Tralee
Adam Dineen & Michael Guerin of Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Tralee, their project:

Maeve Stillman of St Mary’s College Derry/Londonderry for her project:
Investigating the effectiveness of various face masks against COVID -19 virus (and aerosol droplets)

Technological University Dublin, Blanchardstown
Nicole Lander of Belmayne ETSS, Dublin, for her project:
Lunch n Learn

Technological University Dublin, Grangegorman
Stephen Flynn of St Joseph’s Secondary School, Rush, for his project:
Advanced Screening & Trouble Assessment (A.S.T.R.A)

We were delighted to see such a diversity of projects winning the award in the various SciFest regions. It is a great achievement by students supported by their teachers and a big thank you for the great work done by the SciFest judges. Congratulations one and all!!

About The Business Excellence Institute

The Institute is a membership body, headquartered in Dublin, with members on 6 continents. It is dedicated to promoting business excellence as a multi-disciplinary profession, excellence in management, and the pursuit of results for all stakeholders. To learn more visit:

About SciFest

SciFest, now in its sixteenth year, is a series of one-day STEM fairs that take place locally and regionally across the island of Ireland. SciFest 2021 regional fairs were held online. To learn more visit: