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North East of England and Northern Ireland – Fastest Growing Regions in UK Knowledge Economy League Table
added on Wednesday, October 22 2014 added on Wednesday, October 22 2014
The 2014 Knowledge Economy Index, Commissioned by NISP CONNECT and sponsored by Bank of Ireland UK has revealed that the North East of England and Northern Ireland are the fastest growing regions in the UK, while London and the South East continue to be the largest overall. Produced by the Northern ...

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Norman’s News: Fanning the Embers of Ambition
added on Tuesday, October 21 2014 added on Tuesday, October 21 2014
When is a high technology business not a high technology business? A Christmas cracker conundrum, perhaps, but I’m willing to bet that your impression of technology is one shrouded in the mystery of code writing for software, and the intricacies of miniature circuit boards for ever-shrinking elect ...

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Lab353 Brings Ireland and Silicon Valley Closer Than Ever
added on Wednesday, October 15 2014 added on Wednesday, October 15 2014
$10 million fund and accelerator programme, led by SVG Partners and eircom Business Solutions seeking the hottest Mobile, Cloud and Internet of Things Tech start-ups. Lab353 accelerator and investment programme, led by SVG Partners and eircom Business Solutions, will help 10 of the most promising yo ...

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Norman’s News: Lessons From A Local Monastery
added on Tuesday, October 14 2014 added on Tuesday, October 14 2014
It was only just this summer that I managed to visit the site of the Nendrum monastery on the western shore of Strangford Lough. The stone ruins of the monastery are fascinating enough but I am more interested in the tidal mill, which I was astonished to learn is the earliest known in the world and ...

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Why Innovation Can Come in Any Shape or Form
added on Tuesday, October 07 2014 added on Tuesday, October 07 2014
The late writer and professor Peter F. Drucker once said, “If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.” This notion of constant reinvention is certainly alive and well in the Northern Ireland Science Park, but what continues to fascinate me is that innovation is not somethin ...

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‘Google Maps for Cemeteries’ Crowned Northern Ireland’s Next Big Innovation
added on Friday, October 03 2014 added on Friday, October 03 2014
After battling it out against almost 100 other innovations, and embarking upon an intensive six month business programme, the winner of the Northern Ireland Science Park’s INVENT 2014 search has finally been revealed. In a tightly contested competition run by NISP CONNECT, sponsored by Bank of Ire ...

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Norman’s News: A Pride of Intellectual Lions!
added on Tuesday, September 30 2014 added on Tuesday, September 30 2014
At the opening of the North West Regional Science Park two weeks ago, one of our Directors said to me, “You must be very proud”. I understand the compliment but I still have some issues with the word, especially in a personal context. I think my personal feeling is a satisfaction at a job well d ...

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TEDxStormontLive 2014
added on Thursday, September 25 2014 added on Thursday, September 25 2014
The world is changing fast. Fresh thinking can be found in every direction, in emerging geographies as well as in the western hemisphere. Prepare to have your world turned upside down! Join us for TEDxStormontLive* on Wednesday, 8 October 2014 at the Northern Ireland Science Park, Titanic Quarter, B ...

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