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New Frontiers Programme at WIT 

New Frontiers is for potential entrepreneurs who have a well thought-out innovative business idea or an innovative technology that has the potential to be developed into a scalable high potential start-up company. Applicants should have enthusiasm, confidence and single-mindedness about setting up and running your own business and should be committed to spending time on researching the market potential and launching a new business.

This intensive training and support programme provides desk space, mentoring, business master classes, networking plus €15,000 in financial support to accelerate business start-ups across the Southeast region. The New Frontiers programme is now entering its eight year and is ready to accept new applications. Phase 1 of the programme will commence in Waterford in May 2022 on a part-time basis, with Phase 2 commencing in December 2022.

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For more information on the New Frontiers Entrepreneur Development Programme in this institute and of other students around the country click the link below

 New Frontiers Entrepreneur Programme Information

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Dr. Eugene Crehan,   DBA, MBA, PG Dip, FIITD NCGE Fellow (Entrepreneurship Education)

Dr. Eugene Crehan is Director of Programmes at the Centre for Enterprise Development and Regional Economy (CEDRE) where he manages the New Frontiers Programme. He is highly experienced in working with start-ups and early stage businesses as an advisor. His doctoral research interest is in the area of investment in high potential businesses. He has lectured in Marketing and Strategic Management at SETU Waterford and UCC. He has significant experience in international business development having held senior management positions with organisations such as Diageo (Baileys), Waterford Crystal and A.T. Cross. He has lived in the USA, Europe and the Middle East and has conducted business in over 50 countries during 18 years of international roles.  He holds BA and MBA Degrees and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business in Enterprise Development. He is a Fellow of the Irish Institute of Training & Development, a NCGE Entrepreneurship Educator Fellow plus a European Entrepreneurship Educators Fellow. He was appointed Waterford City Coordinator of Startup Gathering by Minister Jed Nash TD. He served as a Director for Waterford Chamber and was a core member of the marketing committee for the Waterford Tall Ships Race.  www.linkedin.com.in.eugenecrehan 

Arc Labs Research & Innovation Centre, West Campus, Carriganore, WATERFORD

T: 051 – 302953         E: [email protected]    twitter  @newfrontiersse    twitter  @WITEntrepreneur 

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Edward Hendrick -Sonru Edward Hendrick, founder of Sonru based in Wexford town participated in the predecessor to the New Frontiers Programme in 2007-2008, then aged 25

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Gerry Ginty - Powerscourt Distillery

Gerry Ginty of Powerscourt Distillery, on Powerscourt Estate, Co Wicklow and participated on WIT’s New Frontiers Phases 1 and 2 in 2015, aged 30

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Dermot O'Shea Dermot O'Shea participated in New Frontiers in 2005 at the age of 29 with Taoglas, now a global company with further expansion plans Read more
Grainne Walsh

Grainne Walsh of Waterford’s Metalman Brewing found WIT’s entrepreneurship programme stopped her from focusing too much on production and operations

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Scurri

Wexford-based Scurri is a eCommerce business and the brainchild of Rory O’Connor who developed it with the help of WIT’s enterprise platform programme

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Nick McGrath

Nick McGrath owner of Hybrid Energy Solutions Limited said that the New Frontiers programme at SETU Waterford was fundamental to the business getting lift off

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Brendan O'Hara

Brendan O'Hara set up his online digital coaching venture Support In Your Pocket to tackle the problems associated with traditional coaching

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Socialfeedia

SocialFeedia’s vision is to use technology to return the supermarket margin to the farmer, eliminate food waste and food fraud, and supply fresh food

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Laurent Borla

Laurent Borla discovered the marketing and sales side of business, and how to quickly gather information to speed-up and de-risk products and business models

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Norma Irwin

Experienced midwives Nora Irwin and Joan Phelan embarked on the New Frontiers Programme at SETU Waterford to help get a health product investor and market ready

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David Whelan

David Whelan, CEO of Immersive VR Education Ltd tells how joining the New Frontiers programme at SETU Waterford played a part in his entrepreneurial journey

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Immersive VR Education is a virtual/augmented reality software company dedicated to transforming how educational content is delivered and consumed

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pundit arena

Since completing the New Frontiers programme in 2013, Pundit Arena has gone from strength to strength. The company has raised €650,000 from angel investors that will see a doubling of its workforce.

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