Dr. Rob Hardeman has been named as the 2015 HRH Prince of Wales Ambassador for Corporate Responsibility in Northern Ireland by Business in the Community Northern Ireland (BITCNI).
Rob, who is Technologist (Senior Director) at Seagate and Chair of the MATRIX Advanced Manufacturing panel has personally championed the development of a number of projects over […]
MATRIX chair and Economic Advisory Group (EAG) member Bryan Keating was among the first to congratulate Ellvena Graham on her appointment today as chair of the EAG.
Speaking at this morning’s EAG meeting, Bryan Keating remarked, “I am delighted at Ellvena’s appointment as chair of the Economic Advisory Group and look […]
Colleges NI officially unveiled Further Education’s top innovators on the 27th May and rewarded them for coming up with a raft of exciting new projects linked to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
A range of prizes and awards were presented at the Business & Education Through Skills & Training (BEST) Awards […]
Belfast has joined the Open Data Institute’s network, becoming the first open data node in Northern Ireland.
Belfast joins the existing 18 nodes which bring together companies, universities, and NGOs who are committed to building openness into their operations, and ensuring open data is for everyone.
Cairo joined at the same time, […]
Italian researchers have discovered that spraying spiders with graphene makes them produce a silk strong enough to catch an aeroplane dropping from the sky.
The researchers from the University of Trento combined particles or nanotubes of graphene and sprayed the liquid on to spiders, which soon began spinning silk covered with the […]
Storage tank manufacturer Clarehill Plastics in Moira has secured £750,000 from the Growth Loan Fund to help it grow market share and export destinations.
The loan will also allow them to develop their range of large volume plastic storage tanks through research and development and it has already helped them to create 16 new […]
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