Expressions of Interest

We are open for Expressions of Interest from recent graduates interested in starting a business. 

Those with Expressions of Interest registered can avail of one to one mentoring, workshops and seminars to help develop the business idea, to submit a more comprehensive application and to be better prepared to make the most of the programme, if their application is successful.

Expression of Interest should include: 

  • Name, Email Address
  • Mobile Number and Address for contact purposes
  • Qualification and Year of Qualification, or Expected Qualification in 2019/2020, and Awarding Institution of one team member
  • Where you first heard about IGNITE 
  • Description of your business idea (150 words or less) 
  • Explanation of how you’ll benefit from your participation on IGNITE (150 words or less)


IGNITE is open to recent graduates in any discipline from any 3rd level institution with:

  • Ordinary Bachelor Degree
  • Honours Bachelor Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • Higher Diploma or Post-Doctoral Diploma
  • (NFQ Level 7, 8, 9 or 10 qualification) 

Submit EOI Form: 

To fill in an expression of interest form, please CLICK HERE. 


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