News

/News/

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

EEF on making the UK Industrial Strategy work for manufacturing

By | 2017-08-08T12:05:26+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Advanced Materials & Engineering|

The UK manufacturers' organisation EEF has published a new factcard outlining how Government must support manufacturers’ growth ambitions by making the UK a more internationally competitive location for industry. Download the EEF Industrial Strategy factcard The factcard outlines what the EEF considers to be the gaps in the recent green [...]

Ulster University spin-out Intelesens acquired by US tech company UltraLinq

By | 2017-08-03T15:28:11+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Life & Health Sciences|

Belfast-based Intelesens, which was founded in 2001 by three leading sensor technology professors at Ulster University, has been acquired by US-based UltraLinq. Intelesens developed a portfolio of intelligent, wearable, non-invasive, wireless vital signs monitoring devices for global hospital and home patient monitoring markets. Professor Jim McLaughlin (pictured above) is one of the [...]