About us

IGNITE is an international award winning business incubation programme supporting recent graduate entrepreneurs turn good ideas into great businesses. 

Founded in 2011, the programme is a joint initiative by Cork City Council, Cork County Council, the Local Enterprise Offices of Cork City, South Cork and North & West Cork and University College Cork to encourage entrepreneurship and enterprise creation.

Since then, we have worked with almost 70 start-ups and over 80 founders who have launched companies such as AnaBio Technologies, ApisProtect, Eurocomply, OnTheQt, PunditArenaSupply.ie, Talivest and Vconnecta.


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Western Gateway Building, University College Cork