Start100: Nurturing student innovation at University of Galway
In this case study, we focus on Start100, the innovative program at the University of Galway that nurtures student innovation and entrepreneurship.
Start100 is a design-centric summer incubator program aimed at transforming student ideas into impactful businesses. Students are matched with mentorship panels to guide them throughout their entrepreneurial journey. The program focuses on idea validation, skill development, and accelerator readiness to prepare students for the world of entrepreneurship.
Download the full case to learn more about their challenges, activities and main success factors.
From the same collection
There are four additional case studies in this collection:
- Empowering entrepreneurs: The role of Gateway Gründungsnetz in Cologne’s start-up landscape
- Scaling and sustaining a robust student start-up ecosystem at University of Exeter
- StartLAB.BRUSSELS: Empowering young entrepreneurs to make an impact
- EIT InnoEnergy’s Battle of Green Talent: A journey of sustainable energy start-ups
This case study is based on the 2023 UIIN Conference submission by Natalie Walsh, Director of Entrepreneurial Development at the University of Galway, Connie O’Regan, Post Doctoral Researcher at UNESCO Child & Family Research Centre, Jenny Mullery, Programme Manager at Start100, Tony Hall, Director of Educational Design Research for Designing Futures at University of Galway, and Michelle Millar, Dean of Students at University of Galway.