The Big Idea
The Big Idea
The Big Idea
The Big Idea
The Big Idea

Our Partners

We are blown away to have such incredible Partners for our inaugural year. Because of them, we are empowering 500 students to take over their world. We have some pretty impressive Believers too who are 100% behind us!

 

Partners

Creative Ireland

Creative Ireland

Creative Ireland is delighted to support The Big Idea, a project that champions innovative thinking and problem solving for our young people.  We hope that The Big Idea will provide a catalyst for innovation that Transition Students will carry through to support their creative lives and future career choices.

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MSD

MSD

As one of Ireland’s leading healthcare companies, we are passionate about ‘Inventing for Life’ in all that we do. We are very proud to support The B!G Idea and the next generation of creative inventors and innovators who will shape Ireland’s future.   

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University of Limerick

University of Limerick

A wonderful initiative to develop creative and critical thinking skills in second-level education.

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CEUD

CEUD

The Centre for Excellence in Universal Design at the National Disability Authority is delighted to collaborate on promoting Universal Design in the development of The Big Idea programme for students in Ireland.

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UX Design Institute

The future needs great design. And future designers will have wonderful careers. We’re delighted to help bring design into the educational mainstream where it belongs.

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Netwatch

The Big Idea reflects the Netwatch vision of a culture of care, innovation and passion for people. It will allow the young people in our communities to understand their creative potential and see the difference they can make in their worlds.

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Sonica

We are very proud to support The B!G Idea and look forward to meeting the next generation of innovators and start-ups who will shape Ireland’s future and who knows, we may be welcoming them to join us someday at First Landings.

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DCCI

Design & Crafts Council Ireland recognises the value of THE B!G IDEA Transition Year programme, fostering design thinking and creativity in post-primary education to develop the next generation of innovators.


How Might We

The emphasis on nurturing student’s creative confidence plus the close connection to industry makes The Big Idea very special indeed.

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Designfolk

We chose to get involved to help engage, excite and most importantly create awareness for young people that their creativity can be their career.

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Skechers

Skechers Ireland proudly supports The B!G iDEA in empowering young people to develop their creative minds.

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Applegreen

As Ireland’s leading forecourt retail brand, innovation is at the heart of what we do. We are proud supporters of The B!G iDEA and Ireland’s future innovators.

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Bradley Brand

Bridging the knowledge gap between industry and education has never been more relevant – we believe that by having less ambiguity on what “being creative” is will help students define roles and pathways to careers within our growing industry.

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Each & Other

The B!G Idea – unleashing the creative brilliance of our children to help make the world a better place. Now that’s an initiative to support wholeheartedly!

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Design Partners

Creativity is the currency of our future generations. The Big Idea is an incredible initiative to help encourage innovative thinking in today’s youth.

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Unum

Unum’s Technology Centre in Carlow is known for delivering high impact creative customer-centric solutions at huge scale, The Big Idea is creating the creative talent pipeline for our future.

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Carlow Tool Making

Carlow Toolmaking Services are delighted to partner with The Big Idea and give back to the wider community as we believe this is a fantastic initiative to encourage the development of creativity among you people in Ireland.

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Believers

Institute of Guidance Counsellors

Institute of Guidance Counsellors
NCAD

NCAD
Institute of Designers Ireland

Institute of Designers Ireland
Fjord

Fjord
IT Carlow

IT Carlow
IADT

IADT
Waterford Institute of Technology

Waterford Institute of Technology
IAPI

IAPI
Griffith College

Griffith College
Design Skillnet

Design Skillnet
This is HCD

This is HCD
DesignPOP

DesignPOP
Service Design Network

Service Design Network
CIT

CIT
This Is Doing

This Is Doing
Dublin Institute of Design

Dublin Institute of Design
GMIT

GMIT
LSAD

LSAD

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