Category Archives: Business and Finance

Consilium: going mobile

Northern Ireland can take the lead in developing mobile technologies and generate new jobs for graduates.  Consilium Chief Executive Colin Reid shares his ambitious vision for the sector with Owen McQuade. Maximising...

Economy

While still keeping the economy as first priority, the draft Programme for Government offers few radical solutions for the province’s problems. As expected, the economy is described as the Executive’s first priority...

R&D in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland needs to fight for European funding to fast-track its R&D performance and catch up with competing regions. The province cannot afford to lag behind in innovation. While the Republic has...

Manu-services

Combining goods and services into packages is vital for UK manufacturing’s future success, according to the Work Foundation’s Andrew Sissons. He explains ‘manu-services’ to agendaNi. UK manufacturers can create a global edge...

Scandinavia’s R&D success

Northern Ireland must follow Scandinavia’s lead and cut business grants which don’t back R&D. Graham Gudgin discusses a radical new direction with agendaNi. “We’ve got to look for good role models and...

Israel: an R&D leader

Israel is recognised as a world leader in research and development. agendaNi explores why. Disadvantaged by its small size, Israel’s scientific and technological policies are aimed at enhancing its competitive position. It...

Consilium: new headquarters

Consilium Technologies opens new corporate headquarters in Belfast following recent US expansion. One of Northern Ireland’s leading tech companies, Consilium Technologies, has announced the opening of its new corporate headquarters in Belfast....