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 the most progressive Third Level 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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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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DCCI

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.

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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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Netwatch

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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Kildare LEO

LEO Kildare understand that entrepreneurial qualities and mindset need to be fostered from an early age; LEO Kildare are delighted to support The B!G Idea in working collaboratively with schools and students to create, experiment, invent, take risks, make mistakes, and have fun.

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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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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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Dynamo

We believe that creativity has the power to unlock latent potential and to reshape the world for good. We are proud to support The B!G Idea in empowering and nurturing Ireland’s next generation to challenge, create and innovate.

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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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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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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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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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IT Carlow

IT Carlow is delighted to support the big idea as it promotes the development of creative problem solving skills amongst our young people who will go on to be impactful innovators of the future. 

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Ulster University

Ulster University’s Teaching & Research has embedded design and creativity across diverse industry sectors. We are believers that The B!G Idea can empower our young people in the same way, across Ireland.

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University College Cork

UCC is delighted to support The Big Idea, a project that really aligns and resonates with our Graduate Attributes Programme. Our mission is to support and empower students to be independent and creative thinkers, who have the curiosity, creative instincts, and confidence to innovate!

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NCAD

The Big Idea is a fantastic platform for promoting invaluable design and innovation skills in children, and NCAD are delighted to support this initiative.

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Griffith College

This project is crucially important to prepare learners for the demands of higher education and lifelong learning.

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