dlr Teen Entrepreneur STEM Camp & Hackathon 2018
Our Third STEM initiative for Transition Year students is on from
October to December 2018
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Libraries and Local Enterprise Office Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (LEO DLR) were delighted to host a third Student TY Entrepreneur Learning Camp in STEM subjects (Science, Techology, Engineering and Maths) for Transition Year students this Autumn. This year's camp also features a STEM Hackathon on the theme of 'Assisted Living' and is supported and funded by Science Foundation Ireland. The venue is again the dlr LexIcon LAB, a space which offers programmes on coding, computer programming, 3D printing, robotics and other creative technologies to people of all ages.
The camp finished on a Show and Share event on the 29th November held in the Studio Theatre in dlr LexIcon. 9 Student teams presented 9 new innovative projects and business plans to judges and peers. The projects exceeded all our expectations with regards innovation and the enthusuamism with which the TY Students involved displayed.
The nine projects were:
In December a two day Hackathon will involve 60 participants from the Camp, develping project involving STEM elements on the theme of 'Assisted Living'.
dlr Libraries and dlr LEO would like to achnowledge the support and funding provided by Science Foundation Ireland Discover Fund 2017. For more information please contact Maeve McElligott, dlr Libraries firstname.lastname@example.org