Belfast Regional City Deal submission cover

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

Belfast Regional 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.