New Frontiers Entrepreneur Development

The New Frontiers Programme is co-located at the Enterprise and Research Incubation Centre (ERIC) in IT Carlow and at the ArcLabs Research & Innovation Centre in Waterford Institute of Technology. Both Centres have strong track records of successfully providing a business incubation environment that supports entrepreneurial development and company growth. The partnership between the two incubation centres provides an extensive support network for wider regional business development.

This three phase programme will provide a professional practical support programme targeted at people who are in the early stages of setting up a technology-based or knowledge-intensive business. Training and support will be provided by experienced practitioners through a structured delivery and assessment process which will provide the required assistance and guidance for the development of commercially viable enterprises.

Applicants should be potential entrepreneurs who have a well thought-out innovative business idea or technology that has the potential to be transformed into a high potential start-up company.

The business concept should be:

- Knowledge based

- Innovative in nature

- Have job creation potential

- Have export potential or potential to earn external revenues -

- Have been well researched prior to application.

Further Information on the New Frontiers Programme can be found on the New Frontiers website

Or to download the brochure click here New Frontiers 2018.pdf (size 739.6 KB)