Innovation Arena @ Ploughing Championship 2015

Innovation Arena @ Ploughing Championship 2015

Applications for the Enterprise Ireland sponsored Innovation Arena at this year’s National Ploughing Championships in Laois are open until Friday, May 1st at 3pm.

Details of the 2015 Innovation Area are available online at

The Prize Fund

The 2015 NPA Innovation Arena prize fund now totals over €65,000 in supports. Awards will be presented to the top Innovations in the following categories:

  • Animal Health
  • Agri-Software
  • Agri-Engineering
  • Safety
  • Young Innovator Bursary to visit Agritechnica in Hannover, Germany in November 2015.

In addition, the Overall Award Winner will receive a top prize worth €15,000 from Enterprise Ireland and The Irish Farmers Journal which includes advertising and PR Support, mentoring and a cash prize of €5,000

All finalists will receive €500 worth of advertising vouchers to promote their innovation through the Irish Farmers Journal. 

Any enquiries that cannot be addressed through the website above can be directed towards