This document builds on POST’s previous publication, Topics of Interest 2018 and represents evidence gathered between May 2018 and April 2019. Topics included consist of areas of change with a larger volume of evidence attached that are likely to have significant impact, as these are most likely to be of most interest to Parliament.
This list sets out the topic areas identified of possible parliamentary interest under the 9 different category headings (Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Forestry, Crime, Defence, Education and Skills, Energy, Environment, Health, ICT and Robotics and Transport and Infrastructure).
The Knowledge Economy Index has become a key annual publication in tracking the health of the Northern Ireland innovation economy. It uses key data year-on-year to compare our performance with other regions and monitor the availability of capital.
In this report, Horizon 2035 outlines some initial results and messages from their work to date. A final publication will follow once all analysis of this extensive work has been completed and verified.
If Northern Ireland is to provide world-leading standards of healthcare to its citizens whilst creating strong, sustainable economic outputs the sector must be understood and delineated accurately and in detail. This report seeks to lay the foundations of this understanding so that a clear and concerted strategy may be developed to serve the needs of patients dovetailed to Northern Ireland’s future economic growth.
In this paper we present a snapshot of how Northern Ireland is already proactively involved in precision medicine development, how it is primed to expand this contribution, and why increasing numbers of national and global organisations are partnering with Northern Ireland to realise the full benefits precision medicine can deliver.