New Frontiers - Applications Open for Phase 1 in DCU and DkIT

New Frontiers


New Frontiers is Ireland’s national entrepreneur development programme, delivered at local level by Institutes of Technology and funded by Enterprise Ireland. If you have an innovative business idea and are planning to establish and run your own company, the New Frontiers Programme can provide you with help and support to accelerate your business development and to equip you with the skills and contacts that you need to successfully start and grow your company.

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How does New Frontiers benefit entrepreneurs?

  1. Training in all areas of business including financial management, market research & validation, business process, patenting, product development, sales training.
  2. Mentoring from experienced business advisers and practitioners.
  3. Office space and other business incubation facilities.
  4. Up to €15,000 tax-free scholarship to cover your full-time participation in the course (paid to the participant, not the business).
  5. Networking opportunities with other entrepreneurs and business development agencies.
  6. Introductions to seed and early-stage capital investment networks.
  7. Access to entrepreneurship best practice – both national and international.
  8. Peer group learning from participants in the region and across the country.
  9. Access to the expertise in Enterprise Ireland through our Market Research Centre.
  10. Expertise from the Institutes of Technology and the supportive environment of their business incubation centres.