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Research Poster Competition

Poster Competition

Call for Posters!


You are offered the opportunity to submit your work for the Energy in Agriculture Poster Presentation. Possible topics could include:

Energy production from Agri sources ( raw or processed residues).
Energy efficiency in Agriculture or Agri processing.
Carbon efficiency and carbon management in agriculture including other greenhouse gasses
Novel and innovative use of land and / or agriculture to reduce climate, air or water pollution.
Advanced generation bioenergy vectors
Improving biomass production
Bioactive compounds from biomass
Metabolic engineering of fermentation processes
Biobased polymers and materials
Micro and macro algae technology
Biocatalysis for bioresource transformation
Nutrient and energy cycling
Bioproducts from woody biomass
Plant cell wall modification
Case studies / Pilot plants
Pre-treatment and transformation of lignocellulosics
Environmental biotech
Thermochemical transformations of biomass
Valorisation of biomass waste streams
Other related Research

Qualifying researchers:

Post Graduate students and other researchers from 3rd level & public bodies

Full time academic and public sector researcher

Part time applied research funded under local, national and international research programs

Irish SME’s participating in applied research with a third level college.

Other subject to judge’s discretion

Required information on all posters:

Title of research

Overview description of aims of research

Research aims & methods

Key outcomes and insights of research including how outcomes can be used to improve Irish agriculture.

Where people can find out more. Please use QR codes and / or short links such that people can access easily.

Three keywords for poster (ideally citing the agricultural area of relevance)

Funding body, research body, relevant partners.


1st Prize = €400, 2nd Prize =€250, 3rd Prize = €100. The 30 posters will be exhibited in the central exhibition space in the catering area of Energy in Agriculture which will be seen by at least 2000 people. Presentation at the opening ceremony of Energy in Agriculture by Dr Gerry Boyle, Director of Teagasc. A4 Posters will be made available on the EIA website.


How to enter:

The poster should be sent in electronic format A4 PDF to marked EIA poster competition by 30th June 2017. The judges will evaluate the entries over the month of July and the entrants will be notified by the 1st of August. The hard copy, once selected, in A1 portrait format should be sent by Thursday 10th August 2017 to Tipperary Energy Agency, Erasmus Smith House, Church Street, Cahir, Co. Tipperary.

Terms & conditions:

1. A three judge panel with expertise in energy and agriculture will be formed.
2. Judges will review each research poster under the following four equal headings:
3. Relevance to Irish Agriculture and sustainable energy
4. Impact to Ireland’s climate change mitigation targets
5. Economic impact to Irish Agricultural and energy competitiveness.
6. Innovation
7. Judges will review posters electronically, so high resolution images are required.
8. Judges decision is final.
9. Any canvassing is strictly prohibited and will result in disqualification.

The submission deadline is July 31st 2017
Submission guidelines are available

Download & Share competition poster  here