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The Creative Technology report was launched today at the Ulster Museum. MATRIX Creative Technologies report This short report examines the creative technology sector in Northern Ireland. When we undertook our study into the Digital ICT sector in 2016 we quickly identified that the creative technologies were a discrete sector with [...]
A Belfast games company has won the chance to develop an immersive prototype through a UK wide competition. Boom Clap Play will develop "When Something Happens", described as an epic journey through the history of the cosmos and will have the opportunity to pitch it to CreativeXR partners including the [...]
Kinsetsu, Analytics Engines and Deloitte MCS have been selected by the Education Authority (EA) for Phase 1 of their SBRI to develop innovative solutions to allow delivery of safer and more efficient home-to-school transport in Northern Ireland. The Education Authority (EA) is responsible for delivering safe, efficient home to school [...]
The biggest science fair on the island of Ireland is doubling capacity in Belfast in just its second year, bringing over 1,500 key stage 2 pupils together from all over Ireland to display their creative science investigations in Belfast this June. The RDS Primary Science Fair is calling on primary [...]
The Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Air Force have teamed up to bring 100 years of RAF engineering marvels to life in classrooms across the UK with an exciting new RAF Centenary ‘Aiming for Awesome’ teaching resource for primary schools. Education teams from both organisations have combined their [...]
A pioneering campaign to transform the way young people see engineering and boost numbers entering the profession has been launched. The Year of Engineering aims to deliver a million inspiring engineering experiences in 2018 and MATRIX will be participating throughout the year. Ministers from across government are joining forces with [...]
A Belfast games company has won the chance to develop an immersive prototype through a UK wide competition. Boom Clap Play will develop "When Something [...]
Kinsetsu, Analytics Engines and Deloitte MCS have been selected by the Education Authority (EA) for Phase 1 of their SBRI to develop innovative solutions to [...]
This unique dashboard gives a summary of Northern Ireland’s innovation performance across six key innovation indicators:
Skills & Higher Education
The Knowledge Economy
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.