New Frontiers

Entrepreneur development programme with free office space, €15K funding, mentoring, introductions to investors, and more

New Frontiers participants at GMIT

A national programme called 'New Frontiers' to develop entrepreneurs will commence in Spring 2016.  Funded by Enterprise Ireland, the programme will be delivered locally by GMIT in the Innovation Hubs, Galway and Mayo.

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

What does New Frontiers provide to Entrepreneurs?
Training in all areas of business including financial management, market research & validation, business process, patenting, product development, sales training.

  • Mentoring from experienced business advisers and practitioners.
  • Office and other business incubation facilities.
  • €15,000 scholarship to cover full-time participation in phase two.
  • Networking with other entrepreneurs and business development agencies.
  • Introductions to seed and early stage capital investment networks.
  • Access to entrepreneurship best practice, both national and international.
  • Peer-group learning from participants in the region and across the country.
  • Access to the expertise in Enterprise Ireland through their market information centre.
  • Expertise from the Innovation in Business Centre and the supportive  environment of the community of Entrepreneurs.
  • €14,000 award fund for best emerging business. (Sponsors: KPMG €10k & AIB €4k)

 

 

What's Happening

Thinking of starting a new business?  Accelerate your idea with GMIT New Frontiers Programme 2016 - applications now open.

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