Awards and AccoladesOur Student Award Winners


Hope Mcilroy - Forgetmenot

Hope McilroyCatalyst Co-founders Winner and Commendation for Forgetmenot in the Interaction Design Category at the IDI Awards

The assistant mobile application designed to ease pressures of dementia care on informal carers.


Emma Corbett

Emma CorbettCatalyst Co-Founders, Belfast Telegraph Startup Award, Belfast Business Idea Award, Deloitte Design Award

A multi award winning mobile app helping newly diagnosed type one diabetics understand their body and know how to look after it, with confidence and without fear.


Pujith Marodia

Pujith MarodiaCommendation for Saaf in the Interaction Design Category at the IDI Awards 2021

Saaf is a mobile application that provides people with a platform where they can organize and take part in fun social activities that inspire change. Saaf is on a mission to eradicate litter and ensure a cleaner and greener India.


Craig Allen Affiniti

Craig AllenCommendation for Affiniti at the Interaction Design and Product Social Categories of the IDI Awards 2021

Affiniti is a cognition-focused rehabilitation platform for stroke survivors providing activities and real-time tracking to enhance recovery. It enables individuals to push and track their recovery progress via tailored activities that are recognised by healthcare organisations from their own living comfort.


Pearse Oneil creator of Plantra

Pearse OneillInstitute Designers Ireland Awards 2020 - Interaction Design - Commendation

Plantra aims to provide a helping hand to anyone hoping to try, transition to or maintain a plant based diet. This is made possible with a comprehensive plan, customised to each individual users’ needs & a plethora of resources such as recipes, restaurants guides and community forums.


Soarise Mullan award winner for Book Mark

Soarise MullanInstitute Designers Ireland Awards 2020 - Digital Design UX/UI Category Finalist

This project was a mobile app to get people to try and read one book a year.


Damon Rodgers award winner for Mynd

Damon RodgersInstitute Designers Ireland Awards 2019 - Digital Design UX/UI Category Winner

Damon developed Mynd during his final year of IxD. It was a iOS app which helps young people understand and cope with issues around mental wellbeing.

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