Where GREAT BUSINESS IDEAS take off
The iHub at GMIT Galway & Castlebar incubators provide high potential entrepreneurs and innovative start-ups with the business skills, networks, space and supports necessary to navigate the business start-up process from concept to successful commercialisation.
What We Offer
Join Ireland West’s leading Technology Companies at GMIT iHubs.
Results to Date
DIRECTLY SUPPORTED JOBS
High Growth Start-Ups
Investment funding raised
Still in business after 7 yrs
R&D Conducted with clients
New Frontiers is Enterprise Ireland’s national entrepreneur development programme for early-stage start-ups. The programme is run over three phases and delivered in GMIT Galway and Mayo campuses.
EMPOWER is a female-only programme targeted at females located in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. Applicants can choose from two options, EMPOWER Start or EMPOWER Growth.
EMPOWER, the women’s entrepreneurship programme delivered in GMIT’s Innovation Hubs to women in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon, has been allocated over €300,000 in funding to extend delivery of the successful programme to counties Sligo, Donegal and Leitrim. The funding...
Now in its third year, GMIT Mayo’s Digital West event will take place on Tuesday 28 January 2020. Organised by academic staff in collaboration with the GMIT Innovation Hub and in partnership with external business support agencies, this year's event will focus on...
GMIT New Frontier Phase II Participants 2019 A group of people with innovative start-up ideas have commenced the New Frontiers (Phase II) Entrepreneurship Programme delivered by GMIT at its Innovation Hubs in Galway and Mayo. Tony O’Kelly, GMIT New Frontiers Manager,...
Kyzentree Technologies has benefited hugely from the iHubs. The New Frontiers programme gave us the confidence and the platform on which to establish that the business was viable and the subsequent support was instrumental in securing funding. GMIT has provided us with two interns who have added significant value to our product offering. The location is just off the motorway and avoids the heavy city centre traffic!
During our time at the Innovation Hub, Hillwalk Tours transformed from a tiny start-up of just two people to an award-winning organisation employing 16 people. This was no coincidence – the combination of working in an environment with other export-driven, like-minded entrepreneurs and the support and mentoring we received from George and his team have helped to drive us forward to achieve our potential