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October 2017

Ulster University to drive economic growth with new £20m Creative Industries Institute

By | 2017-10-20T14:36:40+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Creative Technology|

With the creative industries contributing £1 billion GVA to the Northern Ireland economy, Ulster University today unveiled a new £20 million Creative Industries Institute to drive future growth in the critically important sector. Creative Industries is the fastest growing sector of the UK economy contributing almost £90 billion of GVA; [...]

Big Motive creates Pandemic App for BBC

By | 2017-10-03T15:55:53+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Creative Technology|

Belfast based innovation and design studio Big Motive has designed the user experience for the BBC Pandemic Mobile app. The app, which launches today is a life-saving tool that will be used to measure the spread of a digital “pathogen” as it infects people across the UK. The app will ask volunteers [...]

August 2017

£80m funding for Creative Industries Cluster Programme

By | 2017-08-02T15:05:36+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Creative Technology|

As part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy, a record £80m-plus is being invested to create a step-change in collaboration between the country’s internationally-renowned creative industries and universities across the UK. The Creative Industries Clusters Programme, which will start in 2018, will help catalyse economic growth and provide the skills needed [...]

July 2017

#CultureisDigital launched to encourage digital conversation

By | 2017-07-06T14:23:20+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Creative Technology|

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has launched #CultureisDigital, a conversation between government, the cultural sector and tech companies. As part of the department’s commitment to review the digitisation of its public collections and cultural offering, the project will analyse how culture and digital technology can collaborate to [...]

June 2017

App Attic makes the 2017 Disrupt 100 list

By | 2017-06-07T13:08:33+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Creative Technology|

Northern Ireland app and tech development company App Attic has been named in the Disrupt 100 list for 2017. Disrupt 100 celebrates the businesses with the most potential to influence, change or create new global markets. The list is compiled and curated by the world’s leading entrepreneurs, investors and business people. AppAttic uses innovative [...]

May 2017

CBRE puts Belfast in Top 25 Creative Regions

By | 2017-05-19T14:08:42+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Creative Technology|

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 [...]