IGNITE is an incubation centre in University College Cork for higher education graduates of any discipline to:
IGNITE provides start-up funding and FREE:
The University does not take an equity stake in the participants’ businesses. On completion of the IGNITE programme, all entrepreneurs get a further 6 months office space free-of-charge at the National Software Centre in Mahon in Cork.
IGNITE’s primary funders are Cork City Council, Cork County Council, Cork County & City Enterprise Boards and Bank of Ireland.
IGNITE 2013 Awards & Showcase - Now Even Bigger!
This year, the IGNITE Graduate Business Innovation Programme Awards and Showcase will be better than ever.
To reflect the significant progress made by the programme since it was launched just two years ago, this year we will present Awards in five categories based on the judgements of four experienced business people and with the generous support of our three Awards sponsors.
The Awards to be presented at the annual Awards and Showcase to be held at Aula Maxima, UCC on Weds. 26th June 2013 are: Read more
IGNITE is pleased to host an audience with Pat Falvey
Pat Falvey's inspirational story draws on his vast experience as entrepreneur and adventurer to demonstrate how the impossible can become possible with self-belief, passion, determination, focus and the support of a strong team. Read more