Source your IT & equipment from a global leader

Look to Northern Ireland for trusted safety & security solutions. We’re the UK’s fastest-growing tech cluster, with a history of engineering and manufacturing for the defense industry. Our companies provide a wide range of solutions for security organizations: high-quality equipment and innovative IT for cyber security, AI, data, cloud and the internet of things. Let us connect you with your next new supplier. We take security seriously.

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    Quality Assurance

    Our skills, knowledge and experience produce market-led innovation and quality.

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    We are a hub for cutting-edge research and boast an established reputation for innovation.

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    Global Business Partner

    We have an established track record as a global business partner, exporting to over 100 countries.

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    Tech Leaders

    Capital city Belfast has been named one of the world’s top 10 Digital Economies of the Future.

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World Class

Sector Expertise


Area of sector expertise

  • Cyber security
  • AI & Data
  • Cloud
  • Internet of things
  • Remote Working Tech
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Queen’s University Belfast is home of the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT), the UK’s national innovation and research center for cyber security.
  • Northern Ireland is the #1 international investment destination for US cyber security firms, and the world’s top region for FinTech inward investment.
  • Belfast is Europe’s leading FDI destination for new software development.

Businesses here include:

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  • Anaeko logo
  • Analytics Engines Logo
  • Angoka company logo
  • Anomali company logo
  • Replify
  • SaltDNA
  • Titan IC
  • thriveapp logo
  • Kainos logo

What others are saying

“The most passionate, devoted, educated and skilled people I have ever worked with.”
Paul Vienneau
Chief Technology Officer

Aerospace & defence

Area of sector expertise

  • Precision machining
  • Composites design
  • Composites manufacturing
  • Advanced metal forming
  • Seating and interiors
  • Design and stress
  • Tooling design
  • Tool manufacturing
  • Europe's 8th largest aerospace industry in terms of revenue.
  • Over 30% of the world's airline seats are made in Northern Ireland.
  • Companies are internationally accredited AS9100, ISO9001 and NADCAP.

Advanced engineering & manufacturing

Area of sector expertise

  • Aerospace & defence
  • Electronics
  • Consumer products
  • Energy
  • Automotive

Within these sectors, the region has a world-class reputation for its strengths in:

  • Plastics and polymers
  • Composites design and manufacturing
  • Precision manufacturing
  • Design and stress modelling
  • Specialist joinery and fit-out (including Marine)

Businesses here include:

  • Seagate
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  • Terex
  • Linamar logo

How we can help

Invest Northern Ireland is the economic development agency for Northern Ireland, one of the four regions of the UK. Our Americas team supports trade and investment between Northern Ireland and the USA, Canada and Latin America. We help Northern Ireland companies export internationally, connecting suppliers with trading partners across the globe.

Our Trade team can connect your company with our world-class suppliers through:

  • Direct introductions, based on your company's IT and supply chain needs
  • "Meet the Supplier" events
  • Trade shows & exhibitions

Contact Us

Contact our Trade team to discuss your security supplier needs. Our representatives in the US, Canada & Latin America can connect you with a broad range of solutions.

Looking for other Invest NI contacts globally?

Please visit our Locations Directory

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Kevin Hunter
Associate Business Development Director, ICT
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Michael Barton
Regional Manager of Trade & Investment
Toronto - Canada
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Christian Ebner
Regional Manager of Trade & Investment
Santiago - Chile

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