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ICMR2019 Belfast Conference delegates

An autumn gathering in Queen's University of experts in manufacturing research

The 17th International Conference on Manufact | 10 September, 2019

Queen’s University Belfast hosted the 17th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR2019) on 10 -12 September 2019

IFAC 2019 Belfast Delegates

People who advance intelligent control and automation sciences assemble in Queen's

5th IFAC Belfast conference ICON 2019 | 21 August, 2019

The Centre for Intelligent Autonomous Manufacturing Systems at Queen’s University Belfast hosted the 5th IFAC conference on Intelligent Control and Automation Sciences (ICONS 2019) 21 -23 August 2019

EPSRC Delivery Plan 2019 Priorities

EPSRC Delivery Plan 2019; Queen's University provides an exemplar

EPSRC publishes it's 2019-20 Delivery Plan | 10 June, 2019

EPSRC sets out it's vision and objectives for 2019-20 in a Priority Framework, and backs it with a £1bn budget. CSIT in Queen's cited as an exemplar under the priority "Delivering economic impact and social prosperity".


SEA-KIT; first commercial crossing of the North Sea by uncrewed autonomous vessel

A first for SEA-KIT - USV bridge UK to Europe | 31 May, 2019

100 years after Alcock & Brown flew non-stop across the Atlantic, 5kg of oysters sail across the North Sea!

EUREKA Summit 2019

International Research and Innovation Strategy unveiled by UK Government

EUREKA Global Innovation Summit | 16 May, 2019

At EUREKA Global Innovation Summit Science Minister Chris Skidmore unveiled the UK’s new International Research and Innovation Strategy

News, Derry City Deal, Graphic

Derry & Strabane City Deal - 15 year plan - UK Government injects £105m

Derry - Londonderry City Region Deal | 7 May, 2019

£105m injection of funds from UK Government to make possible the Derry-Londonderry City Region Deal. Announced by NI Secretary Karen Bradley on the 7th May 2019. 15 year plan to stimulate the economic development of the Derry and Strabane area.

Belfast Regional City Deal submission cover

10 year programme - £1 billion investment - 20,000 high value jobs

Belfast Region City Deal | 26 March, 2019

Sec. of State, Karen Bradley, has given go-ahead for £350m city deal for Belfast [Belfast Telegraph 26 March 2019]. Joint venture that includes 6 councils, 4 colleges, and the 2 universities in the east of NI. Work continues on deal for Londonderry.

ONS report on occupations at risk from automation

Which occupations are at highest risk of being automated?

ONS report on occupations and automation | 25 March, 2019

Potential automation of occupations may have an impact on the labour market in future. Which jobs are most at risk, and what do we know about the people who do these jobs?

Artemis leaders in Belfast

Artemis receives £50k to develop Strength in Places bid for new hybrid vessel

Sailing into to-morrow - Artemis in Belfast | 23 March, 2019

Artemis Technologies has opened a new facility in Belfast Harbour. It leads a local consortium to develop a prototype wind/electric hybrid vessel, named the Autonomous Sailing Vessel (ASV). If the bid is successful up to £50m could be available.