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Every tank does some good

We are committed to making a positive and lasting contribution to people’s lives by investing in our local communities. We believe that effective education including science, technology, and maths will help foster bright young talent in our Irish communities, giving our children the opportunity for a brighter economic future.

About Us

We know that education is very important to Irish families and to local communities. So we feel passionately about making a meaningful contribution in that area.

- Chris O’Callaghan, CEO

Every time you make a purchase at an Inver station, we’ll make a donation to think tank. At Inver, we call it fuel for thought.

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Fuelling young minds with technology

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Inver’s think tank currently sponsors two educational initiatives to inspire our children to be excited about maths, science and technology and the opportunities that will be available to them with that knowledge. These are TechSpace and Creative Tech Fest. Our funding helps these organisations provide children with fun learning opportunities within our local schools and our communities.

Find out more about Inver think tank

TechSpace

TechSpaces are creative places for young people from all backgrounds to learn how to create invent and inspire with technology. Young people explore skills such as coding, robotics, gaming and digital media for free in their local community youth projects. Inver sponsor TechSpace in locations around our Service Stations and really enjoy playing a role in inspiring tomorrow’s creators, inventors and makers.

TechSpace builds the capacity of youth organisations to run creative technology and science, technology, engineering, art and maths (STEAM) education programmes. We train and support educators, volunteers and young people to build key 21st Century Skills.  At a ‘TechSpace’ young people are inspired to create and have fun with digital technology – becoming creators, inventors and makers with technology, rather than consumers of technology.

Creative Tech Fest

This is an annual event for the new generation of creators, inventors and makers, aged 10+ years to exhibit an amazing array of creative technology projects they create throughout the year.

It is an annual celebration and exhibition of all the amazing content created by young people from across the country who participate in the TechSpace programme.

Check out some pictures and latest video from the last Creative Tech Fest!

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