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ITAG Awards 2016. Photograph by David Ruffles
July 24, 2014

ITAG AWARDS 2016 Winners Announced

The ITAG Awards aims to promote and recognize outstanding innovative technology and applications. It also encourages practitioners to develop creative ICT solutions for a better life and uplifts the professional image of Galway and the West of Ireland’s technology industry both locally and internationally.


ITAG AWARDS Winners 2016

ITAG Awards programme in it’s 14th year is the premier event in the region that celebrates and honors achievements from our  local technology community


And the Winners are:


New Talent Award  – supported by CPL

Claire Gallagher, HPE


Technology Start Up Award  – supported by Enterprise

One Touch Telecare


Women in Technology- supported by ITAG Skillnet

Lorna Martyn, Fidelity Investments


IT In The Community Award 2016

Coderdojo Athenry


Leadership Award – Supported by HPE

John Devlin, Director of Shared Services, Storm Technologies


ITAG Honorary Award

Professor Gerard Lyons

Dean of Engineering and Informatics, Professor of Information Technology NUI Galway.


IT Project Award – Supported by The Galway Advertiser

Wood Group Kenny – OptiLay Software Project

Team: Robert O’Grady, Brian Dines, John Quinlivan, Ian Broderick, Killian Nestor, Pat Stapleton


Outstanding Contribution to the ICT Sector

Dr. John Breslin

Dr @JohnBreslin

Director, @Tech_Innovate

Senior Lecturer, @EEENUIGalway @NUIGalway

Leader, Unit for @SocialSemantics

Co-Principal Investigator, @Insight_Centre for Data Analytics

Co-Founder, , , Startup Galway , Galway City Innovation District

Forbes: Startup Mecca Rises From Abandoned Guinness Storehouse

Galway Startup Guide

Galway Tech Map

Galway Medtech Map

Let’s Shine a Light on Galway’s Greatness


 Innovation Award Supported by KPMG

Hewlett Packard Enterprise



Enterprise Award 2016

Titan HQ (under 50 employees)

Fintrax  (over 50 employees)



ITAG Awards are kindly supported by:

ITAG Skillnet, CPL, Enterprise Ireland, HPE & KPMG


Media Partner: The Galway Advertiser

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