New Frontiers is the national programme designed to develop entrepreneurs. It is delivered on behalf of Enterprise Ireland by Institutes of Technology and Universities across Ireland. The programme’s primary purpose is to accelerate the development of sustainable new businesses that have strong employment and growth potential and contribute to job creation and economic activity in regional locations.
New Frontiers is designed for individuals who:
Have an innovative business idea with export and employment potential
Can show evidence of a commercial market for their proposed product/service.
Are ambitious, growth-orientated and committed to engaging fully in all aspects of the programme.
New Frontiers is a three-phase programme, consisting of practical and interactive workshops, personalised one-to-one mentoring, financial support and co-working space. New Frontiers is a game-changer for anyone serious about developing their business idea into a successful start-up.
Phase 2: Develop The Business
Phase 2 is a full-time six-month intensive engagement and places are offered following a competitive selection process. The focus will be on developing and validating your business proposition. You will do this with the support of workshops, mentoring, regular milestone reviews, free co-working space and the expertise and guidance from the programme team within the Institute/University.