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March 2017

Review of the 2017 Dublin Tech Summit

By | March 8th, 2017|ICT & Digital|

The 2017 Dublin Tech Summit was held over 15-16th February at the Dublin Conference Centre, with 8 stages, over 10,000 attendees and featuring over 200 speakers and investors. Key themes this year included Creative Technologies, Internet of Things, Fintech, Medtech and Big Data. On the first morning all the focus in the foyer [...]

February 2017

Matrix Poetry Event – the results

By | February 24th, 2017|STEM|

We had a great turn out to the third Matrix poetry event which was held at the Black Box in Belfast on Tuesday 21st February as part of the NI Science Festival. Our panel of judges, Iggy McGovern, Jean Bleakney and Matt Kirkham judged over 120 entries to the main [...]

Win £250 at the MATRIX Poetry Event

By | February 20th, 2017|STEM|

MATRIX has teamed up with the John Hewitt Society to bring you a night of talks and science themed poetry, culminating in a world record attempt for the most haiku tweeted at a single event! The event is part of the NI Science Festival and will be held Tuesday 21st February [...]

Science Festival to feature first MAKESHOP in Northern Ireland

By | February 2nd, 2017|STEM|

The third Northern Ireland Science Festival kicks off on 16 February 2017, with its biggest programme yet. With over 100 events across 25+ venues, the NI Science Festival offers a stimulating and wide range of events focusing on the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. These events present some [...]

January 2017

Future Skills Cyber Security Fundamentals Academy

By | January 31st, 2017|ICT & Digital|

Do you know a graduate who would like to receive free training and qualifications in the exciting and rapidly growing technological area of Cyber Security? The Future Skills Cyber Security Fundamentals Academy offers the opportunity to be trained in an industry recognised cyber security course, focusing on the core skills [...]

MATRIX welcomes three new members to the panel

By | January 12th, 2017|Government|

Three new panellists have been appointed to MATRIX, bringing with them a wealth of experience in their respective fields. Tom Gray Tom Gray has been the CTO at Kainos for over ten years and was recently appointed as Chairman of the Institution of Engineering and Technology in Northern Ireland. He [...]

Ulster University wins £20m of EU Cross Border Funding for Research and Innovation

By | January 5th, 2017|Life & Health Sciences|

Ulster University has won £20m of European funding through the EU’s INTERREG VA programme, which will see the University lead three major UK and cross-border research projects. The funding, awarded through the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme, which is managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB), will enable Ulster University [...]