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Giving Real Oppurunites to Widen Particatpion in STEM

The GROWS Project is funded by the Medtronic Foundation and it's main aim is to bring science to underserved students in an effort to widen participation of young people from underserved and marginalized groups​. Our GROWS team is working alongside of  many community partners (including Foróige, National Youth Council Ireland, TULSA, University of Sancturies, Access Centre, Kinderburo, and more) to delivery two exciting programs across Ireland: the Youth Science Club and Cell Explorers Escape Room. 

Medtronic Foundation

  • The Medtronic Foundation’s mission is to improve lives for underserved & underrepresented populations worldwide, & support communities where Medtronic employees live and give. For more information, please visit

Youth Science Club

The Youth Science Club is a 5-week programme for youth groups where young people engage in hands-on science activities alongside of local scientists with a cascading expert guidance to encourage learner autonomy & confidence. 

Cell Explorers Escape Room

The Escape Room is an entertaining & immersive science-themed escape room where participants find clues, run authentic experiments, & solves puzzles to solve a mystery. Designed for anyone and everyone, with no knowledge of science needed.

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