What is the Belfast Region City Deal?
The Innovation strand of the BRCD is about enabling the region to compete in the data-driven knowledge economy of the future through new open-source facilities for research and development.
Belfast is joining 35 cities from around the world to pioneer a new global policy roadmap for the responsible adoption of new technology as part of the World Economic Forum’s G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance.
Queen’s is one of 24 UK Universities to join with Core Cities, a collaborative advocacy group of large regional UK cities, to call on the UK government to harness the combined power of universities and cities to drive regional and national economic recovery.
Both Ulster University and Queen's University, Belfast are actively supporting the fight against coronavirus on many fronts, making a real impact both at a global scientific level, delivering excellent teaching through our virtual learning environments and supporting one another at a local, human and practical level.
Sonraí Analytics is proud to be working with the Precision Medicine Centre of Excellence (PMC) at Queen’s University Belfast, and the world’s largest biotech company Roche, in a ground-breaking collaboration, to improve outcomes for patients with early-stage cancer.
New agreement will strengthen collaboration on the Belfast City Deal, specifically around the new proposed Centre for Digital Healthcare Technology (CDHT)
Researchers from Queen’s are part of a £33 million UK Government innovation grant to develop zero emissions ferries in Belfast over the next four years.
Queen’s University Belfast, along with Belfast Region City Deal partners, have welcomed news of £350 million investment from Treasury announced by Chancellor Philip Hammond in the Autumn Budget.
Ulster University and Queen’s University Belfast have announced their commitment to work together to support innovation and drive economic growth across the region.
Belfast Region City Deal partners have said that confirmation of the NI Executive’s match funding of new investment for infrastructure, regeneration, and tourism projects will help the region’s economy recover from the effects of Covid-19.