The SEUPB has announced that funding of €8.5 million from the EU’s INTERREG VA Programme has been offered to Catalyst Inc for the creation of a new cross-border ‘super cluster’ within the Health & Life Sciences business sector. The project is called the ‘North West Centre for Advanced Manufacturing’, and [...]
Invest Northern Ireland has announced major investment in The Centre for Secure Information technologies (CSIT) which will generate further growth of the cyber security sector in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is the number one location in the world for cyber security inward investment (FT fDI Markets 2013-16) and the number one global destination [...]
Belfast is a major tech and creative talent city and a leading UK creative talent market, according to a report by CBRE. "Creative Regions" is a new CBRE report, showcasing the Top 25 Regional Creative locations in the UK [outside of London]. The ranking was calculated through a weighted analysis [...]
A new agreement between BBC Northern Ireland, Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University aims to support the latest research and stimulate innovation for cutting edge broadcasting. A number of joint projects are planned which will help enhance and develop media technologies through applied research. They will enable new concepts and techniques to [...]
Ulster University, in collaboration with leading international medical companies including Intelesens, has been recognised at a global competition designed to uncover an innovative technological solution to diagnose some of the world’s most pressing health problems. The $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition, which took place over three and a half years, [...]
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has formed a group of industry leaders to digitally transform the built environment in Northern Ireland. The group will focus on the themes of the Digital Catapult, focusing on new ways to work with personal data, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, cyber security and immersive [...]
MATRIX, the Northern Ireland Science Industry Panel, is a business led expert panel, formed primarily to advise government, industry and academia on the commercial exploitation of R&D and science and technology in Northern Ireland.
We produce regular, in depth reports which outline the work, findings and recommendations of our specialist panels. These reports are an invaluable resource for anyone interested in how new technologies and market opportunities can be developed within the Northern Ireland economy and beyond.
The Northern Ireland Innovation Dashboard
The latest publication of the Northern Ireland Innovation Dashboard
....across six key innovation indicators.
...showing progress against the four goals of the Northern Ireland Innovation Strategy.
They want us to be in the top four of the 12 UK regions by 2025.
Doubling our baseline figure of £616m in 2012 to £1.2bn in 2025.