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Northern Ireland showcases its credentials as a Global Hub for Fintech Innovation

In the competitive world of fintech, Northern Ireland is a leading global hub, earning worldwide recognition for its fintech ecosystem. The region's strategic blend of home-grown innovators and major international financial services companies has positioned us at the forefront of the industry's recent growth.

Supporting the growth of the Western region

Our Western Regional Office supports businesses across Fermanagh & Omagh, Armagh Banbridge & Craigavon and Mid Ulster District Council areas. These areas are known for their entrepreneurial spirit, manufacturing, thriving agricultural sector and ambitious life & health sciences and construction companies.

Why Northern Ireland is the perfect investment location for firms targeting the UK and EU markets

Companies looking for a foothold in both the United Kingdom (UK) and European Union (EU) markets should take a close look at Northern Ireland, which has unfettered tariff-free access to both.

Northern Ireland Space: A Frontier for Innovation and Collaboration

In the realm of space technology innovation, Northern Ireland stands as a unique region where industry and academia seamlessly collaborate. Our dynamic landscape, flexible, highly skilled workforce and rich history of engineering and technology excellence converge to propel us into the future of space exploration.

The changing face of entrepreneurship

As Global Entrepreneurship Week 2023 comes to an end, our thoughts turn to the future of entrepreneurship and providing the type of support business founders need to succeed.

Entrepreneurship and us...

A feature showcasing a snapshot of some of the ways Invest NI has supported entrepreneurs since over recent years.

Engineering Innovation and Dual Market Access make Northern Ireland’s Agri-Solutions more attractive than ever

With centuries of tradition in farming and a rich heritage of agricultural innovation, Northern Ireland continues to serve as a proving-ground for modern, sustainable farming solutions.

Ready, Set, GO GREEN in the global race for net-zero

Rachel Sankannawar from Invest Northern Ireland discusses the once-in-generation opportunity presented by the Green Economy.

The NI Investment Summit: Unlocking a world of opportunities for investors

This month, through the collaboration of the Department for Business & Trade, Invest Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Office, and with the support of countless business leaders from across Northern Ireland, the region was showcased on the global stage.

Northern Ireland entrepreneurs’ driving innovation in health care solutions

Launched in 2016, The NHS Clinical Entrepreneurship Programme (CEP) has proven to be a remarkable success in helping innovate and implement new initiatives within the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom (UK).

Northern Ireland Has What It Takes to Support a Modern Defence Industry

Northern Ireland’s unrivalled engineering credentials, combined with its UK and European-leading technology credentials makes it an increasingly compelling proposition for governments and companies in the growing defence industry.

Empowering growth across Northern Ireland

We published our 2022/23 performance figures last month which highlighted a successful year of growth and investment, demonstrating our commitment to driving economic prosperity across Northern Ireland.

Delivering for business and our economy

Every £1 of our assistance contributed towards £7 of investment in the local economy.

Vast Market Potential for Construction and Demolition in South and West China

To support Northern Ireland companies in China, Invest Northern Ireland undertook several research reports to inform and identify high potential opportunities in the region.

How to access the funding you need for business growth

Patrick Dewar, Corporate Finance Executive at Invest Northern Ireland, explains how the agency’s Access to Finance scheme is providing essential funds for local businesses.

Supporting ambitious young companies across Northern Ireland

Building a regionally balanced economy requires a partnership approach and we work with a range of organisations to achieve this goal.

Off-shore wind: the fastest growing sector in renewable energy

Last month we took 10 NI offshore wind supply chain companies and eight key NI renewable energy stakeholders to Marseille.

Is innovation essential for business success?

Jeremy Fitch, Executive Director for Business Growth in Invest Northern Ireland believes it is.

The Green Economy – Northern Ireland’s potential

Rachel Sankannawar, Invest Northern Ireland’s Head of Green Economy Development, asks: ‘what is the Green Economy’ and how Northern Ireland can tap into the business opportunities?

Graduate to Export | My Graduate to Export Journey

The Graduate to Export programme for international marketing students was recently launched. The programme allows Northern Ireland companies to enhance their export capability with a graduate assisting them with a market research project. As part of the programme we will be following the stories of the graduates to get an insight into their experiences.