Patch is a 6 week long summer accelerator for 16 – 20 year olds. The programme is philanthropically funded and open to future entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers, designers and technologists of all stripes.
Note, most ICE Clients are based in Dublin City so all Local Enterprise Office (LEO) links are to the Dublin City LEO page. If you are based elsewhere, find your local office here. and go to the equivalent page.
Key Eligibility Criteria
This course is free for eligible jobseekers, returners, carers, those in receipt of COVID-19 PUP and those who are formerly self-employed. It is offered at a significantly subsidised rate to eligible applicants in employment via the Higher Education Authority Springboard+ initiative. All applicants must hold a minimum of an honours degree (Level 8) in any discipline – OR – 5+ years relevant employment history, in the absence of a degree.