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BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE)

BTYSTE award winners at the Teagasc stand


BTYSTE 2024 takes place from 11-13 January. We invite you to visit the Teagasc stand at the 2024 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE). We will have a range of hands-on displays throughout the exhibition covering a range of topics including: Virtual Reality, Earth Observation, Forestry, Biodiversity, Sustainable Food, Spectroscopy, Greenhouse gas emissions, Crops, Silage testing, Mushrooms, Economics and Engaged research.

Teagasc Education staff will be on-hand each day to answer any of your queries on educational opportunities at Teagasc.

This year 2,042 projects were submitted by 4,166 students from 343 schools from across the island of Ireland for the 2024 BTYSTE.

Visit the Teagasc stand in the exhibition hall W21 in the World of Science and Technology (Hall 4 - Industries Hall).

Book your ticket for this exciting event today

Follow the event on social media #BTYSTE2024

Teagasc Prize

Teagasc sponsors a special award at the event. The Teagasc prize is awarded to the project that best demonstrates a thorough understanding of the science of agricultural or food production, or the use of science to improve technologies available to agricultural or food production..

Previous winners

2023 - Aine Shortall and Kate Whyte from Moate Community School, County Westmeath - Creating a solution to anthelmintic resistance in horses

2022 - Johannah Pigott from Colaiste Treasa, Kanturk, Co. Cork - Potential of nematodes to replace pesticides

2021 - Cian Walsh, St. Brogan's College, Kilbrogan, Bandon, Co. Cork - The social, economic and environmental benefits and drawbacks of growing hemp

2020Herbal Leys – Milk Production for the Future

2019 - Freshgraze – Westmeath student Charlie Drumm

2018 - Feeding 9.6 billion people by 2050 – the effects of Pseudomonas flourescens L321 endophyte on enhancing barley crop yield

Education at Teagasc

Teagasc offers education programmes that can help you to develop your career in agriculture, horticulture, equine and forestry.
View flyer Teagasc BTYSTE Education 2023 (PDF)
Teagasc colleges are strategically located and deliver a wide range of Level 5 and Level 6 courses in agriculture, horticulture, equine and forestry. The colleges also collaborate with a number of third level institutions in the delivery of Higher Level courses in agriculture and horticulture. 

Research at Teagasc

Teagasc is the leading organisation in the fields of agriculture and food research in Ireland. The research we undertake covers four programme areas: Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation; Crops, Environment and Land Use; Food; and Rural Economy and Development.
View research flyer Teagasc BTYSTE Research 2023 (PDF)