We have a number of Enterprise Programmes which have been specifically designed to meet the needs of entrepreneurs aged 50+  and those looking to setup businesses in the Smart Ageing Economy.  So, regardless of whether you are just thinking about starting a business or you are looking to scale an existing business we have a programme for you. If you are interested in any of the programmes outlined below, please fill in the expression of interest at the bottom of this page and somebody will be in touch shortly.


Learn all you need to know about idea generation with ISAX. From taking an idea from inception through to business start-up, this workshop will help a business concept at any stage of creation.The workshop will deliver a practical and engaging opportunity for participants to acquire all the tools and techniques needed to develop their skills and knowledge in generating and investigating the potential in their ideas. Through the creative processes of Ideation, participants will examine the full potential in their current ideas, the possibility of generating new ideas and the exploration of their existing skills and experience as a resource for future ideas.

Ingenuity Build Your Own Business Programme

Our Ingenuity Build Your Own Business Programme is tailored for people aged 50+ who want to start their own business. This is led by ISAX and run in collaboration with the Local Enterprise Offices (LEO) and sponsored by Bank of Ireland. This national programme runs for eight weeks, two nights a week and ends with an opportunity for participants to pitch to a network of investors and mentors.  

Express your interest here for our:

Limerick Programme starting 25th September

South Dublin Programme starting 10th October

Cork Programme (Kinsale) starting 17th October.

Ingenuity Accelerator Programme

Our Ingenuity Accelerator Programme is a tailored programme for  entrepreneurs aged 50+, who have been in business less than 5 years and have fewer than 10 employees. The programme is designed to address the challenges facing business owners as they plan to scale up and includes workshops, bespoke mentoring and excellent networking opportunities.This is a 9 week programme (1 day per week) which ends with a Finale Event at which each company will pitch to a network of investors and mentors.

Smart Ageing

This programme has been specifically designed for entrepreneurs for all ages, who have a product or service idea/business that enhance the lives of people aged 50+.