ACORNS: Accelerating the Creation Of Rural Nascent Start-ups
ACORNS at the European Enterprise Promotion Awards- November 2018
ACORNS was selected to represent Ireland in the European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2018, Investing in Entrepreneurial Skills and has been awarded runner up in this category. ACORNS also featured prominently in the Manifesto for an innovative Europe which was developed by the participants of the 2018 SME Assembly, which can be viewed here.
ACORNS 4 – New Cycle Gets Underway – October 2018
The fourth cycle of the ACORNS Programme for early stage female entrepreneurs living in rural Ireland got underway at a residential forum held in Mullingar on 15-16 October 2018, where the programme participants met with their Lead Entrepreneurs in round table sessions. ACORNS is funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine through the Rural Development and Innovation Fund.
European Enterprise Promotion Awards
ACORNS has been selected to represent Ireland in the European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2018, Investing in Entrepreneurial Skills and has been shortlisted to the final three of the initiatives in this category from across Europe.
Call for Applications
The call for applications for ACORNS 5 will open in August 2019. If you are interested in participating in next year’s programme, you can register your interest here.
If you would like to find out more about the initiative or have any questions about ACORNS please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, phone the office at 01 845 0770 or download our brochure here or view the short video below.