The Irish Academy of Engineering has announced the revival of the award of the Parsons Medal and is seeking nominations for the award from engineers or engineering scientists of exceptional ability in research or engineering technology, designated as “The Irish Academy of Engineering Parsons Medal for Engineering Sciences” Background The Parsons Medal commemorates [...]
Economy Minister Simon Hamilton today announced a new £80k Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition to develop innovative, real time tourism technology solutions. The SBRI competition is seeking technology solutions to encourage visitors to explore more, do more and spend more during their visit to Northern Ireland. The Minister said: [...]
Environment Minister Michelle McIlveen has officially launched a new £350k Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition to encourage and stimulate the development of innovative remediation technologies for the Mobuoy Road waste site and other illegal waste sites. Funding for this SBRI competition has come from the Executive’s Pilot SBRI Challenge [...]
Belfast City Council has launched an initiative to become a Smart City, looking at new and innovative ways to tackle traditional urban challenges and support the city’s aims and ambitions. The council is working with the Future Cities Catapult and city partners to develop a long-term road map towards a smart Belfast. [...]
The Northern Ireland Science Park announced its ambitious plans for growth today, including the support of 5,000 additional new jobs and three new buildings, taking the total area to 1m square feet. As part of the expansion the Science Park has rebranded itself as Catalyst Inc - the new name reflecting the [...]
Do you have a great idea for using open data to develop a teaching resource or tool? The OpenDataNI Challenge offers the chance of winning £20,000 to make it happen. The competition, which is jointly funded by the Department of Finance and the Department for the Economy on behalf of the Northern Ireland Digital [...]
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.