Best use of Data to achieve Social Impact

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Entry Criteria

Entries for this special award must be self-nominated;

Nominees may come from the public or private sector, from academia or from industry, and can be made by individuals or by companies;

Entries should provide detail on a data science project which resulted in a strong social impact;

The data science project should have been conducted in the prior 12 – 18 months.


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Nominees will be scored on a number of different criteria, receiving a score out of 60:


Demonstrate your understanding of the problem. Document how the project came about and how you or your organization got it off the ground. How did you fund this project? [10 Points]

Solution Overview

Document the solution developed for the problem. Showcase the complexities and challenges in the project and how you or your organization overcame them. [10 Points]

Describe the data science skills, tools and techniques that were applied in order to deliver this project, in terms of both quantitative analysis of datasets and the application of machine learning for delivering predictions or recommendations. [10 Points]

Social Impact

Describe the social impact that resulted from this project. Was social impact something that was sought from the outset of the project or was it an unintended by-product? Describe any other return on investment from this project to you or your business. Show us why you believe your project is deserving of the Special Award for Social Impact. [30 Points]

Instructions for Entry Submissions


Due to popular demand the entry deadline has been extended to 16:00 on 09.06.2017

Late entries will not be accepted

Finalists will be announced early July 2017

Finalists will be required to present to the judging panel on 17.08.2017


After Downloading and completing your entry form, submit it below.

A link to the application page will also be on the entry form.

Category Judges

We are proud to present our Judging Panel. We have assembled some of the finest intellects in the community who will judge and score all entries to select this year’s deserving winners.

Simon Cocking

Senior Editor Irish Tech News

Sheamus Causer

Chief Country Officer Deutsche Bank

Dermot Casey

Venture Investment Leader, NDRC

David Scanlon

Venture Investment Leader NDRC

The Finalists

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Cian Gallagher

Griffith College

Sebastien Rudder

NUI Galway

Mark O’Connell

NUI Maynooth

Kevin Brosnan

University of Limerick