QUESTUM - Supporting Innovation


LEAP Programme e-flier PDF

The QUESTUM Acceleration Centre will run its Enterprise Development Incubation Programme in Clonmel for a group of participant entrepreneurs from 30th August 2017.

The LEAP programme provides of a range of integrated supports to the entrepreneur during the vital business start-up stage. The programme will be delivered at QUESTUM, and places an emphasis on group training, individual business coaching and mentoring all focused on facilitating and guiding individuals in their business plan development process.

The training and skills development element of the programme specifically promotes development of management capability and also personal development of the individual within a group environment.

During the 6 month programme, LEAP provides a range of integrated supports focused on strategic planning and practical business set-up in the form of management training, business coaching, mentoring and consultancy. These supports work together to challenge and guide the participants, to develop an investor ready business plan and to build a sustainable, profitable business.

The LEAP programme has been developed over the last 8 years which have helped create more than 90 companies and generate over employment for more than 200 people in the region.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon Monday 21st August 2017. Competitive interviews will be held on Friday 25th August in QUESTUM, for short-listed candidates. For exceptional candidates, a preliminary interview may lead directly to an offer to attend the programme. A secondary interview consisting of a short presentation by candidates may be required. All LEAP applicants should be aware of this date, and be prepared to be contacted by email at short notice, to attend an interview.

LEAP Application Form (Word)



Head of Innovation & Enterprise

Gillian Barry
Phone: 061 293151

Centre Manager

Derek Blackweir
Phone: 0504 28027