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Norman’s News: “And there’s more” For NI’s Great Innovators
added on Tuesday, July 22 2014 added on Tuesday, July 22 2014
I think it is nearly criminal how we have let the great names of our scientists, engineers, explorers and medics past go hardly known and unnoticed. So a hearty well done to Andrew Whitaker, Queen’s University Belfast and the Institute of Physics for doing their bit at a recent event entitled ...

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Northern Ireland Science Park Trust Wins Major UK Innovation Award
added on Friday, July 11 2014 added on Friday, July 11 2014
The Northern Ireland Science Park (NISP) Trust has been named as the “Most Innovative Project” at the United Kingdom Science Park Association (UKSPA) awards. NISP was also shortlisted for “Most Successful Innovation Environment” and “Most Successful Company on a Science Park” for PathXL ...

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Norman’s News: A 21st Century choice for farming foreseen by a flamboyant Physics Professor
added on Tuesday, July 01 2014 added on Tuesday, July 01 2014
This is a snippet taken from a recent Economist article: “A GREY warehouse in an industrial park in Indiana is an unlikely place to find the future of market gardening. But it is, nevertheless, home to a pristine, climate-controlled room full of eerily perfect plants. They grow 22 hours a day, 365 ...

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Norman’s News: The Brill Building in New York: an early model for a Science Park?
added on Tuesday, June 24 2014 added on Tuesday, June 24 2014
I am often challenged to explain “What is a Science Park?” Unfortunately the term was never copyrighted and all sorts of property offerings claim the title. When I started to design ours, I was influenced by a number of people, but one in particular pointed me to what he called “The New York S ...

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NI Science Park In Running For National Innovation Awards
added on Friday, June 20 2014 added on Friday, June 20 2014
The Northern Ireland Science Park (NISP) has been shortlisted for three prestigious United Kingdom Science Park Association (UKSPA) awards. NISP is in the running for the ‘Most Successful Innovation Location’, ‘Most Innovative Project’ and ‘Most Successful Company on a UKSPA site’ for di ...

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Winner Announced In The Ireland Funds’ 3rd Annual Business Plan Competition
added on Thursday, June 19 2014 added on Thursday, June 19 2014
Alexandra Milne has won the top prize of €10,000 for her business Little Deli, in The Ireland Funds’ third annual Business Plan Competition, hosted by Northern Ireland Science Park (NISP) CONNECT in Belfast. Little Deli is a solution that lets customers easily and efficiently pre-order and pre-p ...

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The IRP World Is Coming…
added on Thursday, June 19 2014 added on Thursday, June 19 2014
The IRP is a world class ecommerce platform that can help retailers both large and small develop and implement a proven commerce strategy for sustained growth. The IRP can connect the digital and physical touch points with your customers allowing your various sales channels such as Web, Stock ...

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Norman’s News: Innovation Has Many Mothers
added on Tuesday, June 17 2014 added on Tuesday, June 17 2014
Necessity, they say, is the mother of invention and so it is, but there are many ways to stimulate need. An example is in our very own Harbour as I write this column. She is Oceanex Connaigra. German made only last year, for a Canadian transport solutions company which connects Newfoundland with oth ...

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