Fr. Brian Ó Fearraigh presenting Corn Cuimhneacháin Phat Uí Rabhartaigh to Nicola Ní Bhaoill, Loch na nDeorán, Annagry who was the overall winner of An Béal Binn held in Pobal Scoil Ghaoth Dobhair on Saturday night.Is é Gaoth Dobhair croílár Ghaeltacht Thír Chonaill agus ba léir go bhfuil an teanga beo i gcroíthe na ndaoine óga má bhí tú ann i bPobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair ag deireadh na seachtaine.Grace Ní Earcáin, Ramelton, winner of Corn Cuimhneachain Shéamuis Uí Chnáimhsí (competitors outside the Gaeltacht regions), with Ruairí Ó Laifeartaigh, Letterkenny, who was runner upMar chuid d’Éigse Uladh agus ag ceiliúradh 25 bliain ar an chomórtas aithriseoireachta An Béal Binn, oíche speisialta a bhí ann d’achan duine a ghlac páirt.Ailbhe Ní Ghallchóir, Carrick, Derrybeg, winner of Corn Raidió na Gaeltachta in the Béal Binn Competition receiving the cup from Fr. Brian Ó Fearraigh.Bronnadh duaiseanna ar na buaiteoirí leis an Athair Brian Ó Fearraigh as Machaire Rabhartaigh. Laura Ní Dhuibhir Glasserchoo, winner of Corn Cuimhneachain Bhríd Ní Bhaicéar for the best newly composed poem, with Michael Pasoma, Downings who was runner up. They are pictured with Fr. Brian.Fr. Brian Ó Fearraigh pictured with Bernadette Nic Suibhne, who was 1st in Section C (Leaving Cert) and her sister, Selena who came 2nd.Winners of Section F (Junior Cert) 1st, Caoimhe Nic Phaidín Ní Dhomhnaill, 2nd, Caoimhe Nic Giolla Bhríde, and 3rd Naoise Mac Cathmhaoil, with other finalists in the section.Winners of Section E (Class 5 and 6): 1st, Nicola Ní Bhaoill, 2nd (joint), Aodh Mac Suibhne and Laura Ní Dhuibhir, and 3rd, Ruairí Ó Laifeartaigh, along with the other competitors who made it through to Saturday night’s final.Clodagh Ní Ghallchóir, who was 1st in Section D (Class 3 and 4), with Rónan Mac Aoidh who was 2nd, and Grace Ní Earcain who was 3rd, pictured with the other finalistsWinners of Section C (Class 1 and 2) 1st, Ailbhe Ní Ghallchóir. 2, (joint), Gráinne Ní Ghallchóir and Deirdre Nic Cumhaill and 3, Lia Nic Gairbheith with the other finalists in the section.Winners of the Infants Section: 1, Ellie Nic Dáibhéid, 2, Aobhá Pasoms and 3 (joint), Ciara Nic Aodha and Liam Pól Ó Duibhir with the other children who reached the final in this section.Winners of Section A (Naíonraí): 1, Mary Ann Nic Bhaird, 2, Paul Ó Duibhir and 3, Orla Nic Aoidh with the other finalists.MOL AN ÓIGE AGUS TIOCFAIDH SÍ! was last modified: April 18th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)
AddThis Share2David [email protected] [email protected] most promising companies named at Rice Alliance Energy and Clean Technology Venture ForumHOUSTON – (Sept. 18, 2018) – The Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship announced the 10 most promising companies at the largest venture capital conference in the Southwest.Courtesy of Rice AllianceCompanies showcased their new offerings at the 16th annual Energy and Clean Technology Venture Forum Sept. 13 in Houston. The forum attracted 650 attendees including investors, venture capitalists, industry representatives, business leaders, service providers and entrepreneurs.The two-day event culminated in an announcement of the 10 most promising companies chosen from more than 225 startup applicants as judged by industry experts and investors. Nearly all the major energy companies were among the 75 investor groups that met with 90 startups the day before the forum. More than 50 companies presented their business pitches at the forum, with an additional 30 participating in the company showcase. This was the most startups to ever participate in the forum and showcase.Half of the 10 most promising companies are based in the Houston area: Aerospec Technologies, Belmont Technology, DataGumbo, INNOWELL and Sensoleak Global. The other companies hail from both Texas and out-of-state: LaserStream, Humble, Texas; Factor Technology, Dripping Springs, Texas; Arix Technologies, Jackson, La.; LongPath Technologies, Boulder, Colo.; and OceanComm, Chicago.“Every year the quality of companies improves,” said Rice Alliance Managing Director Brad Burke, who announced the winners of the Energy and Clean Technology Venture awards at the event. “Over the past 16 years, more than 2,000 companies have presented at Rice Alliance Technology Venture Forums. These companies have raised more than $5.4 billion in funding. This speaks to the quality of the companies and to the robust entrepreneurial ecosystem of investors that has been developed to support these companies. Despite the challenging economic environment over the past several years, good companies have been able to attract investors.”The 10 most promising companies:Aerospec Technologies, Houston:Aerospec Technologies is a data analytics group that integrates the latest drone inspection technology with artificial intelligence to facilitate asset maintenance in the renewable energy industry and accelerate the adoption of renewable energy.Arix Technologies, Jackson, La.:Arix Technologies is developing robotics and data analytics to improve pipe-corrosion detection and asset management for the oil and gas industry.Belmont Technology, Houston:Belmont is developing the next-generation geoscience platform powered by ‘Sandy,’ a cognitive system to dramatically accelerate subsurface workflows.DataGumbo, Houston:Data Gumbo is a BaaS platform that executes smart contracts, which are computer protocols designed to automate the performance of contracts.Factor Technology, Dripping Springs, Texas:Factor Technology has developed the first fully computerized, autonomous geosteering system, which adapts the oil and gas well position to geology.INNOWELL, Houston:INNOWELL introduces the next-generation plug-and-perf solution with wireline multiset and release that enhances hydrocarbon recovery with pinpoint stage placement while reducing completion cost.LaserStream, Humble, Texas:LaserStream digitally profiles the inside of oilfield pipe with BEMIS laser-based inspection systems.LongPath Technologies, Boulder, Colo.:LongPath develops regional methane-detection networks that can identify, locate and measure methane leaks over areas as large as five square miles.OceanComm, Chicago:A University of Illinois spinoff developing the equivalent of WiFi for subsea.Sensoleak Global, Houston:Sensoleak Global combined AI, machine learning and “the internet of things” into software for leak prevention and detection.The forum was supported by: Chevron, Shell, Mercury Fund, Wells Fargo, BP, GE, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Shearman TechnipFMC, Total, Anadarko, Altira, ConocoPhillips, Equinor, Lime Rock Partners, EV Equity Investment, Energy Innovation Capital, Pioneer Energy, DCP Technology Ventures, Norton Rose Fulbright, PKF Texas, Winstead, Insperity, Hunton Andrews Kurth, Clovis Point Capital, Vinson & Elkins LLP, Energy Valley, Inc., Leyendecker Executive Search, Blackstone, Greater Houston Partnership, Canadian Consulate, ATI, CleanTech Open, Energy Valley, Inc., Houston Angel Network, the U.S. Department of Energy and Houston Exponential.-30-Located on a 300-acre forested campus in Houston, Rice University is consistently ranked among the nation’s top 20 universities by U.S. News & World Report. Rice has highly respected schools of Architecture, Business, Continuing Studies, Engineering, Humanities, Music, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences and is home to the Baker Institute for Public Policy. With 3,970 undergraduates and 2,934 graduate students, Rice’s undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio is just under 6-to-1. Its residential college system builds close-knit communities and lifelong friendships, just one reason why Rice is ranked No. 1 for lots of race/class interaction and No. 2 for quality of life by the Princeton Review. Rice is also rated as a best value among private universities by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. To read “What they’re saying about Rice,” go to http://tinyurl.com/RiceUniversityoverview.