Teenagers can vie for Science Park's £5k prize
The Northern Ireland Science Park is calling on teenage entrepreneurs to apply for a scheme where they can be paid for working on a start-up business.
There's a £5,000 prize up for grabs as part of the competition, which is open to 16 to 18-year-olds.
Five teens will be mentored by the Science Park's entrepreneurs-in-residence, and they'll attend masterclasses in business development.
At the close of the scheme, they will compete to secure a £5,000 prize to develop their business further.
Jack Wallace won the generation innovation prize last year for his tourism app, Travellise. He said: "My mentor was super and together with honest feedback from a very experienced pool of entrepreneurs and some hands-on, focused workshops, I was able to develop my business and begin to commercialise it.
"The whole experience was just mind-blowing."
For more details, go to http://connect.nisp.co.uk/programmes/youngfounders