A Long Overdue Congratulations to Acid Rain and Park IT

I know I’m a bit late in offering my congratulations, but I wanted to make sure that those of you who hadn’t heard by now that Ireland had 2 finalists in the Imagine Cup 2008 competition found out.

I had written about the Park IT Team Park IT from Sligo IT on April 11th. They made the trip to Paris and represented Ireland in the Software Design category. While they didn’t win, they deserve a huge congratulations on their unique and innovative solution.

Well done to to the whole Part IT Team

 

 

 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA         The 2nd entry from Ireland was the Acid Rain Team from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Acidrain They took 2nd place overall worldwide in the Embedded Development category. An unbelievable accomplishment considering the level of competition.

You can see their video here

 

To see all of the blogs, videos and information about this year’s Imagine Cup visit the Imagine Cup 2008 website. To see the Virtual Pressroom go here

If you’re interested in taking part in next year’s Imagine Cup 2009 in Egypt, contact Liam Cronin, MS Ireland Academic Engagement Manager (v-liamc@microsoft.com)

I look forward to seeing the Northern Ireland entries for next year’s competition.

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