New Frontiers Programme 2015

New Frontiers is Ireland’s national entrepreneur development programme, funded and coordinated by Enterprise Ireland and delivered in the Midlands Mid-East region by Athlone Institute of Technology in partnership with Maynooth University.

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. The New Frontiers Entrepreneur Development Programme can provide you with a package of supports to help accelerate your business development and to equip you with the skills and contacts that you need to successfully start and grow your company.

A series of Pre-Programme 2015 Business Feasibility Workshops to help prospective entrepreneurs to develop their business proposition will be held in AIT and Maynooth University in June-July 2015. Participants who complete the workshops will be encouraged to apply for New Frontiers 2015 commencing in August.

The New Frontiers Programme offers:

  • Structured business development training over an intensive 6-month period commencing in August 2015.
  • State-of-the-art start-up facilities at Athlone Institute of Technology and Maynooth University.
  • €15,000 salary support from Enterprise Ireland.
  • Access to the facilities and resources of AIT and Maynooth University.
  • Access to industry expertise and networks.
  • Business strategy development, planning and execution.
  • 1:1 mentoring and business coaching.
  • A further 4-month business development support phase for qualifying participants.
  • No participant fee.


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