Members from the last Greenshoots programme in Macroom with organisers and supporters.

THE Macroom E Enterprise Centre are seeking start ups and innovative businesses to apply for a place on their free Greenshoots Programme.

The next programme begins in September and runs to June 2013.

Throughout that time, successful applicants will avail of free office space at Macroom E Enterprise Centre, meetings with expert mentors, business coaching, and access to a network of support agencies and successfully established entrepreneurs.

Weekly workshops will also be on offer on key areas of business development, such as HR, marketing, market research, and financial know-how.

The programme is offered free of charge to successful applicants.

The Deadline for applications is Friday, July 20th.