Dublin Institute of Technology captures first prize at Alltech Innovation Competition with moringa social enterprise venture

Dr. Mark Gaffney, Alltech, Mary Delaney, Glanbia Agribusiness with Alltech Innovation Competition winners Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) students, Daniel Morgan, Stephen Walsh and Jack O’Farrell alongside Dr. Aoife Lyons, Alltech and Ross Hunt, Agrilarity. The DIT students captured first prize with their moringa social enterprise venture.

[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Global animal health and nutrition company Alltech is delighted to announce the 2016 winner of the Alltech Innovation Competition hosted at its European headquarters in Dunboyne, County Meath, Ireland. Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) students Daniel Morgan, Ryan Williams, Jack O’Farrell and Stephen Walsh were awarded the overall prize for their outstanding competition entry Vikasa community, a social enterprise venture centred on the growth and harvesting of the moringa tree.

Six of Ireland’s leading universities compete for top prize at the Alltech Innovation Competition

WHAT: The Alltech Innovation Competition returns for its fourth consecutive year, inviting teams of international and national students to present their forward-thinking business plans on innovative ideas in agriculture, food/beverage and the environment. This competition celebrates entrepreneurship and the impact of cross-functional teamwork in business development. With a total of €9,000 on the line, the competition seeks to address challenges in everyday agribusiness. The winning team receives €4,000 to invest in their business and feedback from industry experts.

Alltech continues to invest in future dairy industry leaders

Global animal nutrition company Alltech announced the launch of its 2016 Alltech Dairy Career Development Program. The programme offers exciting opportunities for seven high-calibre university graduates from all corners of the world who wish to specialise in the dairy industry. Alltech will accept applications from April 15 to May 3, 2016. Successful applicants will begin the Dairy Career Development Program in September 2016.

[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Global animal nutrition company Alltech announced the launch of its 2016 Alltech Dairy Career Development Program (DCDP) with an investment of approximately $1 million USD. The programme offers exciting opportunities for seven high-calibre university graduates from all corners of the world wishing to specialise in the dairy industry.

Alltech to Host “The Path of Least Resistance” Antibiotic Webinar

WHAT: Join Dr. Richard Murphy, research director at Alltech’s European Headquarters and Bioscience Centre in Dunboyne, Ireland, as he examines the impact antibiotics have had and will continue to have on the agricultural industry during his presentation “The path of least resistance.” Five key questions Murphy will address during the webinar include:

Alltech announce the Pearse Lyons Distillery

The new glass spire now set in place on top of St James’ Church in the heart of the Liberties in Dublin. The spire, weighing in at nearly 10 tonnes, shines like a beacon in the area once known as the “Golden Triangle”. The historic St. James church, which has been deconsecrated since 1964, is set to open in the spring of 2017, as the Pearse Lyons Distillery.

Alltech breathe new life into Dublin’s Liberties as new crown is placed on latest beverage venture

Alltech announce the Pearse Lyons Distillery – a new light in the Liberties

 

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