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New Frontiers- Entrepreneur Development Programme

New Frontiers-Phase 2

New Frontiers-Phase 2 is Ireland’s national entrepreneur development programme, designed to help people, who have an innovative business idea, to establish and run their own companies. It provides a package of supports to help accelerate your business development and to equip participants with the skills and contacts required to be future business leaders. 


  • Training in all areas of business including financial management, market research & validation, business process, patenting, product development, sales training.
  • Mentoring from experienced business advisers and practitioners.
  • Office space in the Rubicon Incubation Centre.
  • €15,000 scholarship to cover full-time participation in the six month course.
  • Networking with other entrepreneurs and business development agencies.
  • Introductions to seed and early stage capital investment networks.
  • Access to entrepreneurship best practice, both national and international.
  • Peer-group learning from participants in the region and across the country.
  • Access to the expertise in Enterprise Ireland through our market research centre.
  • Expertise from the Institutes of Technology and the supportive environment of their business incubation centres.

New Frontiers Programme

For Further Information Contact:

Virginia Foley
Programmes Coordinator
The Rubicon Centre