At the launch of the 2015 Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation awards were  (from left) Stephen Lennie of Choc-O-Bloc; Helen Kirkpatrick of InvestNI, Bernadette McGahon of InterTradeIreland, Tracy Hamilton of Mash Direct, Dr Paul Beaney, University of Ulster and Michael McAleer of The Irish Times

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