The Northern Ireland Polymers Association (NIPA) is one of 5 organisations chosen to test new ways to develop skills for innovation in manufacturing.
NIPA, in conjunction with CITB Northern Ireland, is collaborating to develop innovation skills between the polymers and construction industries in Northern Ireland. Both industries have complementary skillsets and […]
Do you work in Advanced Manufacturing, Materials or Engineering? We want to hear your thoughts on the future of your sector in Northern Ireland.
It is just under 7 years since MATRIX completed its original Advanced Materials and Engineering studies. We are now undertaking a comprehensive review of the conclusions and recommendations […]
The new Matrix website has been nominated for two categories in the Irish Web Awards 2015.
The nominations are for Best Government Website and Best Science & Technology Website. Judging will take place over the next few weeks.
Previous winners of Web Awards have included IrishTimes.com, Luas.ie, Broadsheet.ie, DoneDeal.ie, Siliconrepublic.com and thejournal.ie.
The awards are […]
The latest Northern Ireland A Level results have shown a marked rise overall in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) subjects since 2004.
We wanted to see whether this was part of a longer term trend, so we asked CCEA if they could provide us with figures for the last decade.
Innovate UK and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) are to invest up to £20m in collaborative research & development projects to significantly reduce the mass of road-going vehicles.
The aim is to bring together and develop the best UK supply chain capability and expertise in the areas of advanced lightweight materials, as […]
Twenty-two international students from 15 different countries have been welcomed to Northern Ireland at a reception held at Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast, yesterday.
Hailing from countries as diverse as Slovenia, Brazil and the United States, they’re here as part of the global exchange scheme IAESTE, (the International Association for the […]
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 ICT Digital report will launch on the 15th October