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The Programme is targeted at early stage start-up Entrepreneurs and Founders. It is not a requirement to have a limited company set up in order to apply. When seeking equity investment (during/after Phase 2) a limited company will be necessary. Ideally applicants should have the following characteristics

  • Intend establishing an export focused business.
  • Ambition, capability and commitment to developing a scalable and sustainable business.
  • Growth oriented - planning on achieving a turnover greater than €1mn and create more than 10 jobs in a three to five year timescale.
  • Ability to grow a business that is built on a strong foundation of innovation and/or technology.
  • Ability to show evidence of an attractive commercial market opportunity for the proposed business or service.
  • Intend seeking external professional investment to support business growth. No equity is taken by New Frontiers.

 We accept applications from a diversity of sectors including: 

  • information & communication technology, hardware & software
  • engineering & electronics 
  • cleantech, greentech & renewable energy
  • medical devices, biotechnology, pharma 
  • digital media 
  • fintech & compliance
  • food & consumer products 
  • eligible internationally traded services 

 Register Your Interest via our Online Form.