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Supporting innovation solutions to critical social issues

From: 28 Feb 2019 - 14:00 To: 28 Feb 2019 - 16:00

Supporting innovation solutions to critical social issues

During February and March the CUBS Entrepreneurship Speaker Series will feature three lunchtime seminars focussing on Social Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise. The first seminar will look at the role of Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in supporting innovation solutions to critical social issues.

Seminar one of the CUBS Entrepreneurship Speaker Series, will feature guest speaker Mr Pádraic Vallely from Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI)

Date Thursday, 28 February
Time 2pm-4pm
Venue 302, Brookfield Health Science Complex, UCC
Further info Contact


Speaker biography

Pádraic Vallely is Business Development Manager with SIFI. Pádraic was CEO of the Cork Foundation for the past two years, a philanthropic organisation funding social enterprises projects in Cork City and county.

Pádraic has a degree in Government and Public Policy from University College Cork and received a Masters in Business from Liverpool John Moores University with his thesis focused on Social Enterprise.


Dr. Mary O’Shaughnessy, Food Business and Development, Cork University Business School, UCC
For further information please contact:

Priscilla Du Preez