The report of the Entrepreneurship Forum put forward 69 recommendations including mandatory training in commercialisation of business ideas for all third level students of science, technology, maths and engineering.
It also proposed changes to the law to support employee stock option programmes, a national education strategy for entrepreneurship and tax incentives for investment in enterprise.
In the long term, it recommends a flat tax of 15 to 20 per cent on all types of income
Many of the recommendations require government action but some are aimed at businesses, entrepreneurs and industry representative bodies.
The report, which was launched by Minister for Jobs, Richard Bruton....