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We gratefully acknowledge the following agencies and mechanisms for their support, assistance and funding:
Invest Northern Ireland
Invest Northern Ireland is Northern Ireland’s economic development agency. Our overall goal is to help create wealth for the benefit of the whole community by strengthening the economy and helping it grow. We do this by supporting business development, helping to increase export levels, attracting high quality inward investment, and stimulating a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation.

European Regional Development Fund
European Regional Development Fund
The European Sustainable Competitiveness Programme and the European Social Fund Programme are funded by the Regional Competitiveness and Employment objective , which aims at strengthening competitiveness and attractiveness, as well as employment.

EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation
The main aims of the PEACE III Programme (EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland and the Border Region of Ireland) are to reinforce progress towards a peaceful and stable society and to promote reconciliation by assisting operations and projects which help to reconcile communities and contribute towards a shared society for everyone.

Department for Employment and Learning

Our aim is to promote learning and skills, to prepare people for work and to support the economy.

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
We are the main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences, investing more than £850 million a year.

Contact Information

Centre for Nanostructured Media (CNM)
International Research Centre for Experimental Physics (IRCEP)
School of Mathematics and Physics
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast BT7 1NN

Tel: 028 9097 3572
Fax: 028 9097 3110

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