New Frontiers is the national entrepreneurial development programme for ambitious individuals with new innovative business ideas which have the potential to scale and provide employment.
New Frontiers provides the skills, support and structure needed to make the leap to starting a successful business. The New Frontiers Programme is co-located at the Enterprise and Research Incubation Centre (ERIC) in Institute of Technology Carlow and at the ArcLabs Research & Innovation Centre in Waterford Institute of Technology. Both Centres have strong track records of successfully providing a business incubation environment that supports entrepreneurial development and company growth.
Since 2016, the programme at ERIC has supported the creation of 144 jobs and achieved €7.2M in sales, of which €3.6M were export sales.