ISE Students Shine at UL Student Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Justyna Przyborska - UL Student Entrepreneur of the Year 2024

UL student entrepreneur of the year

Congratulations to Justyna Przyborska, 1st year ISE student, who was named UL’s Student Entrepreneur of the Year 2024, at this year’s awards ceremony in UL in March. Justyna’s idea was selected by the judging panel based on its innovativeness, problem-solution fit, market validation, professionalism/ investability, and competitive advantage. Listen below to hear more about Justyna’s idea.

Thomas Joyce & Dara Heaphy - Third Place in the Competition

UL student entrepreneur of the year

Two additional ISE students, Dara Heaphy and Thomas Joyce placed third in the competition for their idea, Laochra. Dara describes Laochra in the audio clip below

About the UL Student Entrepreneurship Awards

The UL Student Entrepreneur of the Year Competition sets out to deepen the enterprise culture across the student and researcher population and build a diverse pipeline of young entrepreneurs and innovators.  Students who entered the competition were supported through a series of workshops on topics such as idea generation, market validation, sourcing finance, pitching, effective showcasing of new business opportunities, and were also provided with mentoring for personal and idea validation.


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