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Wednesday 3 June 2015

iFactory Celebration Conference with key speaker Jo Malone

Lorraine McCourt, SEUPB; David Moorhead from Tempo company Green Sword, a finalist in the Innovation in Export category of the iFactory awards, and Clare McGee from NORIBIC, which delivered the iFactory programme.
Lorraine McCourt, SEUPB; David Moorhead from Tempo company Green Sword, a finalist in the Innovation in Export category of the iFactory awards, and Clare McGee from NORIBIC, which delivered the iFactory programme.
Lorraine McCourt, SEUPB; iFactory finalists Charlie Mallon from Moneymore company Irony, and Jacqueline McGonigle from Upperlands-based WhatsOnNI.com with Clare McGee from NORIBIC, which delivered the iFactory programme.
Clare McGee from NORIBIC which delivered the iFactory programme, finalist Conor Daly from Donegal-based company Travel Logic and Lorraine McCourt from SEUPB, which funded the programme.
Several Derry companies were finalists in the iFactory awards. Danny McLoughlin from Uproar Comics, which won the Innovation in New Service Development Category; Roisin Crawford from Stem Aware, finalist in Innovation Continuum; Mayor of Derry Martin Reilly, Clare McGee from NORIBIC and Jim Murray from Troll, winner of the Innovation Continuum award.
Coffee Entrepreneur Martyn Dawes, one of the keynote speakers at the event.
Newtownbreda-based Lloyds Motoring was a finalist in the iFactory awards. Dr Bernard Toal from NORIBIC, Louise Walker from Lloyds Motoring, keynote speaker Martyn Dawes, Lloyd Walker from Lloyds Motoring, and Lorraine McCourt, SEUPB.
Staff of Derry company Bluebox Broadband, a finalist in the Innovation in Growth category, with Rita McCaughey from NORIBIC (second from right) Aisling Gardiner, Kara McDaid, Scott McClelland and Sandra McClelland.
Jo Malone, keynote speaker
Jo Malone, Tracy McKnight from JT Spas in Larne, winner of the Innovation in Growth (over £100,000 turnover on starting programme) and Dr Bernard Toal, NORIBIC.
Jo Malone, Thana Thammavongsa from Coleraine company Whoosh, winner of the Innovation in Growth (under £100,000 on starting programme), and Dr Bernard Toal, NORIBIC.
Jo Malone, Tracey McNally of Carrickmore based Ecohog, winner of the Innovation in Export Category, and Dr Bernard Toal, NORIBIC.
Jo Malone, Jimmy Gargan, and Ian McPartland, PureHeat Technologies, Cavan, winners of the Innovation in New Product Development award, and Dr Bernard Toal, NORIBIC
Danny McLaughlin and Kevin Logue from Derry company Uproar Comics, winners of the Innovation in New Service Development award, with Jo Malone and Dr Bernard Toal, NORIBIC.
Jo Malone, Gavin McLaughlin and Jim Murray from Derry company Troll, which won the Innovation Continuum award, and Dr Bernard Toal, NORIBIC.
Brigid Duggan, an independent consultant from Portglenone, voted best mentor on the IFactory programme, with Jo Malone and Dr Bernard Toal, NORIBIC.
Winners of iFactory Innovation awards with NORIBIC and SEUPB representatives.
Tracey McNally, from Carrickmore company Ecohog, winner of the Innovation in Export category, coffee entrepreneur and keynote speaker Martyn Dawes, and Jimmy Gargan from PureHeat Technologies, Cavan, winner of the Innovation in New Product Development award.

The iFactory Celebration Conference, held on Wednesday night, toasted companies from across Northern Ireland and the border counties.

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