LEVEL 9 (30 ECTS)
24 Jan – 29 Apr 2022
Applications are now closed for the current programme run. The next round of applications will be in Q3 2022. Please register your interest and we will get back to you for the next programme run.
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 Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation’s Regional Enterprise Development and our partners.
At the end of the programme, each successful participant will have:
The postgraduate certificate will be open to those with:
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, creatives, and mentors who will provide constructive input on your business.
12 weeks in total – January the 24th to April the 13th
Module 1 (M1): Creative Ideation: 4 weeks
Module 2 (M2): Market Strategy: 8 weeks (until the end of the programme)
Module 3 (M3): Creative Venture Planning: will run in parallel to Module 1 and 2 for the entire duration
4 hours of seminars covering the topics delivered by GMIT + CREW: Monday + Wednesday 4-6pm
Approx 3 hours of additional activities including: