LEVEL 9 (30 ECTS)
The next programme will run from September 2023 to May 2024 – we are not currently accepting expressions of interest for this cohort.
Please register your interest for future programmes and our team will get back to you with future dates.
High growth creative entrepreneurship start-up programme to inspire and engage the next generation of dynamic Creative Digital Entrepreneurs.
The CREW CEED incubation programme will help turn a creative idea into a sustainable business in a variety of disciplines (TV & Film, Virtual Production, Games, Animation, Content Development, Digital Arts, Immersive Technologies, Digital Design, Creative Technologies & more).
The programme will break down barriers to the start-up world by demystifying the jargon around entrepreneurship; and sharing toolkits and processes to give creatives the power to respond to fast change and cultivate resilience.
Through this process you will be encouraged to Test – Iterate – Adjust. You will build your company knowing real market needs, based on feedback and in-depth research.
This programme is completely free for successful applicants with support from the Enterprise Ireland, the Local Enterprise Office and our partners.
This part time course is made up of 3 modules, totalling 30 ECTS (Level 9) and delivered over an 8-month period commencing in September 2023.
At the end of the programme, each successful participant will have:
The postgraduate certificate will be open to those with:
Induction: Mid-September 2023*
Start Date: September 2023*
End Date: May 2024*
Duration: 30 Weeks
*Exact Dates TBD
Turn your creative digital start-up into a successful business.
This programme is ideal for entrepreneurs building businesses in innovation and creative fields including TV & Film, Virtual Production, Animation and Gaming, Content & Media, Immersive Technologies, Fashion Tech, Digital Design & more.
This fully funded programme will provide entrepreneurs with essential knowledge and insights into pathways to business growth and sustainability & provide creative visionaries with the guidance they need to succeed.
Additionally, there are regular opportunities to speak with entrepreneurs, CEED alumni, CreaTech innovators, and mentors who will provide constructive input on your business.
30 weeks in total | Mid September 2023 – Mid May 2024*
Module 1 (M1): Creative Ideation: 4 weeks, Term 1 (Sept – Dec 2023)
Module 2 (M2): Market Strategy: 10 weeks, Term 1 (Sept – Dec 2023)
Module 3 (M3): Creative Venture Planning: 12 weeks, Term 2 (Jan – May 2024)
4 hours of seminars covering the topics delivered by ATU Galway + CREW: Monday + Wednesday 4-6pm (online)
Approx 4 hours of additional activities including: