A STUDENT from Patrician Secondary School in Newbridge was among the team that won the Best Group project a t the 110th annual BT Young scientists Business Bootcamp.
Twenty-nine student sin all took part and Ruairi Mullally joined a five person team to t create “The Reusable Braille Translator”, ca reusable device which enhances visually impaired peoples reading and web surfing experience by converting text into braille form.
The BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp was established in 2010 by BT and is delivered in partnership with the innovation team of UCD Research and Innovation to give students the commercialisation skills they need to develop their BT Young Scientist & Technology project ideas. The culmination of the four-day programme saw the students pitching their companies to an expert panel of judges.
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