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Northern Ireland AgriTech well placed to improve GCC food security

Scott Hanna, Senior Business Development Manager - UAE, Oman, Bahrain, discusses how Northern Ireland, with its international reputation for innovation in food security and pioneering research, is well placed to address the food security gap in the GCC.

EU Exit: Impact to Supply Chains and Actions to Take

From 01 January 2021 NI businesses, large and small, have been adjusting to the new requirements on the movements of goods as a result of exiting the EU. It is vital now, more than ever, that businesses understand and effectively manage their supply chains.

New support to help NI businesses improve supply chain resilience

Open to applications from 10am Wednesday 10 March 2020, the COVID-19 Supply Chain Resilience and Development Framework (SCRDF) is designed to help NI businesses improve their supply chains.

Celebrating women’s entrepreneurial success

Today marks International Women’s Day 2021 and to celebrate the accomplishments of women across Northern Ireland, we take a look at some of the many strong and inspiring female entrepreneurs who are starting businesses, creating jobs and helping to drive economic growth.

Gulfood 2021 presents significant opportunities for NI exporters

Invest NI exhibited at Gulfood 2021 with food and drink companies showcasing a wide range of high-quality food and drink products at the event.

Rising to the Challenge: Northern Ireland’s Life Sciences Industry

Kevin Holland discusses how Northern Ireland's Life Sciences Industry is rising to the global healthcare challenges.

Preparing for EU Exit: Data Protection

Following the signing of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (‘TCA’) there are some key changes to the UK’s data protection regime that organisations must be aware of.

Supporting local business success across Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland SMEs possess a wealth of home-grown talent and potential across a vast range of sectors. Our ambition is to support these local businesses to thrive and take their business to the next level, while also delivering real benefit to the economy.

New £3m fund to help retail micro-businesses move online

Open for applications from 6pm Tuesday 2 February 2021, the COVID-19 Micro-business E-commerce Grant is specifically designed to help micro-business retailers develop their sales online.

Market Focus - Qatar

Helen Matheson, Invest NI's Regional Director for Qatar & Kuwait shares insights and opportunities in the Qatar region.

Innovation in the face of COVID-19

In the rapidly changing business environment caused by COVID-19, companies all across Northern Ireland are asking themselves what they need to do to gain an advantage in the marketplace in order to compete and win new business. With this in mind, now more than ever companies are seeking to innovate.

An insight in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s growing mining and recycling industry

This feature will provide an insight into Saudi Arabia’s growing mining and recycling industry, and the opportunities it presents for Northern Ireland businesses from the Materials Handlings sector.

New Energy Efficiency Capital Grant to help businesses benefit from long term cost savings and carbon savings

Open for applications from today, the new COVID-19 Energy Efficiency Capital Grant (EECG) will support businesses to implement energy efficiency initiatives that will help to build resilience, deliver savings and help our environment.

Spotlight on Singapore: Promoting Northern Ireland Tech in Singapore

SWITCH 2020, organised by Enterprise Singapore and the Monetary Authority of Singapore will be the world’s first round-the-clock, hybrid digital and physical event from 7-11 December. Invest Northern Ireland is offering companies the opportunity to register their interest in participating in the virtual event. Places are limited and we will allocate passes on a first-come basis.

Preparing for EU Exit: Trade Agreement Continuity

Trade agreements set out preferential rules that cover trade between two or more countries. They aim to make trading easier between those countries by reducing barriers on imports and exports of goods and services.