Jemma Redmond wins Google award

Jemma Redmond, an Irish entrepreneur, has won Google’s European startup competition.

Redmond founded the bioprinting company Ourobotics. She developed a bioprinter capable of printing limbs for use in medicine.

The competition was held as part of the inaugural Silicon Valley Open Doors (SVOD) Europe conference. The theme of the event was ‘Unicorn vs. Narwhal. Myth vs. Reality’ and was held over two days, January 27th and 28th, in Google’s HQ, Dublin.

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Jemma will now present at the Silicon Valley Open Doors conference in the United States on May 25.

Israeli project Recast took second place in the competition while Ukrainian project Wishround came in third.

The event was attended by over 450 people with over 50 VC funds also in attendance.  

Pictured are Denis Dovgopoliy, SVOD Europe; Anna Dvornikova, SVOD Europe; Jemma Redmond, Ourobotics; and Paddy Flynn, Google director.