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ProAxsis Regional Finalist for Intertrade Ireland’s Seedcorn competition

Date : October 14, 2015

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ProAxsis is through to the regional finals of the prestigious Seedcorn Competition, 2015.
The company now competes with two other regional finalists for the €20,000 prize money. This stage of the competition will take place on 12th November and will include a presentation by each finalist to a panel including entrepreneurs, investors, and marketing experts.
Following the regional finals, the judging panel will select the winning companies in each category. The eight winning finalists, four New Start companies and four Early Stage companies, will then be invited to pitch to a separate panel of judges at the all-island final which will take place in Dublin on Wednesday 25th November 2015. The overall prize is up to €100,000.
Previous winners have included SeeSense, Cirdan Imaging and Sophia Search.
The Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition not only offers a total cash prize of €280,000, it helps companies get investor ready and introduces them to valuable networks.
Dr Lorraine Martin, founding CEO of ProAxsis, said “We are delighted to be through to the regional finals of this major national competition. This is a demanding contest with lots of competition from many innovative local companies. The judges clearly understand the innovative nature of the ProAxsis technology and its value as a next generation diagnostic tool for managing disease.”