Self-Employment

Entrepreneurship

Ever thought of being your own boss? Think you have an innovative idea worth developing?  Got a product of the intellect that has commercial value ‘Intellectual property’? Want to commercialise your research? Don't be intimidated, help is at hand.

Do you have what it takes?

Entrepreneurs see a market opportunity and have the drive, commitment and motivation to develop resources to meet this opportunity. Are you self-confident, resilient, results oriented, single-minded and hardworking? Check if you have some of these skills and characteristics to be an entrepreneur, by taking one of these "Am I an entrepreneur" self assessment quizzes:

Help is at hand

A good business idea, coupled with the right support and advice can indeed be successful. There is a lot of help available including getting started to producing a business plan, resourcing, funding, taxation, legal aspects and more. TU Dublin can help tp provide you with the right resources.

Courses to get you off to a flying start: www.qualifax.ie

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"The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas" Linus Pauling