IGNITE is Open for Expressions of Interest

20 Nov 2020

We are open for Expressions of Interest from individuals or teams considering starting a business in 2021.

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

Based at University College Cork, the 12 month programme is open to all recent graduates from all third level institutions in Ireland who have the passion and ambition to work full-time on a scalable start-up idea with potential for commercial or social impact.  

IGNITE Programme provides:

  • Seed funding and access to further funding opportunities

  • Workshops, Seminars, Training - Comprehensive training schedule

  • Access to Mentors, Consultants and Coaches
  • Regular networking events and access to key entrepreneur networks
  • Shared office space in UCC

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

  • Membership of Cork Chamber, Network Cork, IT@Cork

  • We do not take an equity stake in any company


Submit your EOI form:





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Western Gateway Building, University College Cork