The twelve month business innovation programme at University College Cork, that nurtures, develops and strengthens entrepreneurial potential, is inviting applications from recent graduates from any discipline, from any third level institution in Ireland with a viable business idea with potential for commercial or social impact.

The next programme will commence in early April 2021. Applications will close Friday 19 Feb 2021 at 23.00.

Application should include:

  • Name, Email Address
  • Mobile Number and Address for contact purposes
  • Qualification and Year of Qualification and Awarding Institution of one team member
  • A short description of your
    • Product or Service idea
    • Market Opportunity
    • Business Goals for the first 3 years
  • A brief 60sec video explaining how you’ll benefit from your participation on IGNITE
  • A short CV
  • The name, title and contact details of at least one individual such as a college lecturer or employer who is familiar with your work.
  • And let us know where you heard about IGNITE

Apply HERE 


Clár Gnó Iarchéime IGNITE

Western Gateway Building, University College Cork