New Frontiers Programme


New Frontiers is Enterprise Ireland’s national entrepreneur development programme for innovative, early-stage startups. It is a three-phased programme, based in 14 campus incubation centres across the country. Each year, New Frontiers funds 150 companies.

If you believe that you are capable of building a sustainable new business, trading internationally, creating employment and generating revenue in your locality, act now and apply for a place on Ireland's largest entrepreneur development programme.

Main Benefits of this Programme

  • De-risk your business model
  • €15,000 tax-free grant
  • No equity taken from your business
  • Hot-desk and incubation facilities
  • Introduction to government and private investment opportunities

New Frontiers Entrepreneur Development Programme has launched a new, cutting-edge Website and Blog!

The New Frontiers blog aims to reach out and attract potential, high-quality applicants to New Frontiers, by showing the benefits of the programme and giving advice to help people thinking of starting their own business. 

The DIT Hothouse/IADT New Frontiers programme is open to applications from a diversity of sectors including:

  • Food & consumer products
  • Information & communication technology
  • Engineering & electronics
  • Medical devices
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharma
  • Digital media
  • Eligible internationally traded services

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