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Irish Incubator Programs

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No better time than a recession to start a new business. if you are thinking of starting one then then there is no better place than a business incubator. Here are the ones I know about. Please add any I may have missed as comments.

Program Institution Location Duration How To Apply
DIT HotHouse DIT Dublin 12 months Via email. Instructions.
M50 Program ITT Dublin 12 months Via email. Instructions. Form.
Invent DCU Dublin 12 Months Via email. Instructions.
LEAP LIT Limerick 12 months Via email. Instructions. Form.
Genesis CIT Cork 12 months Apply Online
SEEPP WIT Waterford 12 Months Via email. Instructions.
ERIC IT Carlow Carlow 12 Months Not clear.
MWEP Galway Mayo IT Galway 12 Months Via email. Form.
CEIM LYIT Letterkenny 12 Months Via email. Instructions.
RDC DKIT Dundalk 12 Months Via phone.

All these programs will get you fast track to CORD funding and offer incubation space and a variety of training programs. However, their most valuable asset is exposure to like minded entrepreneurs for a 12 month period.

Written by Joe

January 29, 2009 at 6:21 pm

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  1. Dundalk institute of Technology (DKIT) http://www.rdc.ie/cms/publish/article_41.shtml

    Alan O'Rourke

    January 29, 2009 at 6:30 pm

  2. Not sure if these are what you are listing but

    DCU Invent Centre
    UCD Nova Centre

    Nice list

    Derek Organ

    January 29, 2009 at 6:33 pm

  3. Just to say they have incubation space in Dundalk and Drogheda but you are a bit away from the network and supports in drogheda.

    Alan O'Rourke

    January 29, 2009 at 6:36 pm

  4. Good post Joe and useful information,

    There’s also the CEIM Programme run between IT Sligo and Letterkenny IT with office space in either Business Incubation Centre. 12 months Mail: ufaherty@westbic.ie

    Enda Madden

    January 29, 2009 at 6:41 pm

  5. I graduated from the 2002/2003 Genesis program in Cork. Extremely useful. Genesis has developed a lot since themn and is now housed in an impressive building on the CIT campus.

    Finbar Gallagher

    January 30, 2009 at 7:47 am

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  9. Hi Joe,

    I manage Create Digital Media EPP for Institute of Art, Design & Technology. Digital Media is our focus and we have desk space in Depot and Media Cube in Dun Laoghaire. I’ll recruit pretty soon for summer start date. Fred

    Frederic Herrera

    February 3, 2009 at 11:43 am


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