Gavin Campbell is quick to brush away any interviewer concerns about the complexity of his subject matter.
“It’s true. People can be very wary of R&D and subjects like advanced manufacturing materials,” he says. “But, at the end of the day, it’s about making products that are attractive and products that […]
The 2015 Knowledge Economy Index was launched today in Belfast.
The launch, which was held at Brewbot on the Ormeau Road, brought together representatives from business, government and academia to hear from NISP Connect director Stephen Orr, Acting First Minister Arlene Foster and local entrepreneurs.
This year’s index has revealed some startling […]
It’s been quite a while since Matrix, the Northern Ireland Science Industry Panel, stepped up to the mark with a report on what is a key sector of the local economy.
Back in 2008, it took a closer look at advanced engineering and advanced materials in separate reports. One member of the panel back then was Dr. Rob Hardeman, Technologist at Seagate’s
manufacturing facility […]
Tom Gray, Group CTO of digital solutions company Kainos and Matrix panellist, has been appointed as Chairman of the Northern Ireland network of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
One of the main aims of the IET over the next year will be to inspire and nurture the next generation […]
About 35% of current jobs in the UK are at high risk of computerisation over the following 20 years, according to a study by researchers at Oxford University and Deloitte.
Deloitte analysed ONS labour force data for the period between 2001 and 2015 and their researchers found the proportion of routine jobs […]
The Northern Ireland Science Park is expanding in a £6.5m investment part-funded by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment.
This could mean that Belfast Titanic Quarter development will be able to accommodate another 500 technology jobs. Around 2,600 people currently work at the science parks in Belfast and Londonderry.
The latest development will involve the […]
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The 2015 ICT Digital Report is launching soon...