Applications now open for IGNITE programme 2012/2013

1 May 2012

Are you a graduate or are you about to graduate?

Do you want to set up your own business?

Need funding and support?

IGNITE provides start-up funding and FREE:

  • Access to further funding opportunities

  • Business incubation space in a top-class facility

  • Individual business mentoring from leading entrepreneurs

  • A comprehensive Start Your Own Business Programme

  • Guidance from UCC Entrepreneur ‘Coaches on Campus’

  • Regular networking events and access to key entrepreneur networks

  • Access to UCC’s academic, research and commercialisation expertise

  • Membership of Cork Chamber

  • Preferential membership rates at the Mardyke Sports Arena

  • A further 6 months free office space at the National Software Centre, Cork


Applicants are invited for the 2012 programme starting in October. Ten candidates will be selected to participate through a competitive process. Applications from groups of individuals are welcome. Apply by 1stJune 2012. Details are on our website.

Email: or contact Miriam Collins, IGNITE Programme Manager on 00 353 (0)21 490 2823. The confidentiality of all applications is guaranteed.

Click here on how to apply


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