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Strengthen your Supply Chain with Specialist Support

Invest Northern Ireland’s Supply Chain Resilience and Development Solutions (SCRDS) support launched in April 2021 and is designed to help businesses address supply chain challenges.

C&D Waste Recycling Industry in South and West China

This feature examines the developing status of five provinces in South and West China, offering cutting-edge insight into regional developments.

Showcasing Northern Ireland's Life and Health Sciences Expertise to the World

Invest NI showcased Northern Ireland’s world-leading life and health sciences expertise to local and international audiences at trade shows and conferences throughout October 2022.

Opportunity Africa | Leading the Global Trade and Investment Agenda

Africa is now home to several of the world’s fastest growing economies and is becoming a continent to watch, leading the Global Trade and Investment Agenda.

Supporting Northern Ireland’s business growth for 20 years

This year, we’re marking 20 years of Invest Northern Ireland.

An insight into China's construction and demolition waste recycling industry

To further support Northern Ireland companies in China, Invest Northern Ireland has undertaken a series of research projects to inform and identify high potential opportunities in the region.

My New Business: The go to destination for entrepreneurs

Deciding to start a business is a big deal…. you need to put yourself and your business idea out there, test the market and then say to the world "this is what I have to offer" and ask customers to literally buy it!

Invest NI 2021/22 performance strong despite economic and delivery challenges

Considering the continuing challenges for both NI businesses and us, the results we are presenting are testament to the resilience of those businesses we have worked with, and our own team’s drive and determination.

Farnborough Airshow – The Return

Invest NI showcased Northern Ireland’s world-leading aerospace and defence sector expertise, promoted collaboration and sustainability and launched the new UK Defence playbook at this year’s Farnborough International Air Show.

Funding Growth | Explore Your Options

Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of our economy providing up to three quarters of all private sector jobs and turnover. Regardless of size or stage of development, to scale to the next level SMEs need funding to achieve growth.

Supporting Northern Ireland business success from farm to fork, right across the globe

In the last year, food and drink companies across Northern Ireland have been working hard to achieve success in the face of ever-changing circumstances, including EU Exit, emergence from the pandemic, and the conflict in Ukraine.

Celebrating Northern Ireland’s innovative female founders

Today marks International Women’s Day 2022 and one of its key missions this year is to celebrate digital advancement and to champion the women driving innovation through technology. Northern Ireland has its fair share of highly innovative women in the tech sector and we’ve been pleased to support them to grow and bring their ideas to reality through innovation.

Supporting NI’s food & drink industry to weather the storm

John Hood, Invest Northern Ireland’s Director of Food & Drink reflects on another challenging year for businesses and provides a flavour of how the agency will continue to support the sector in 2022.

Working towards a common goal in Newry, Mourne and Down

One of the main drivers of a successful economy is partnership working. Invest Northern Ireland is one of a number of partners committed to supporting economic and business growth in the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area. Our support is open to any value added business with an ambition to sell its products or services outside Northern Ireland and in the last five years, over 430 businesses in the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area have sought our help.

Helping SMEs seize opportunities in times of COVID

While the Belfast area attracts a wide array of large, international investors, the vast majority of Invest NI’s role is supporting the growth and development of our local home-grown businesses – SMEs have received 93 per cent of the offers of support across Belfast in the last 5 years.

Four year business strategy ends with a year of significant change

2020-21 was the final year of our four year Business Strategy. It was also the year of COVID and EU Exit and our final year priorities adapted to significant economic change.

Opportunities for Northern Ireland’s medical devices sector in China

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly changed the world and transformed our way of life. From the speedy development of vaccines to a more digitalised approach to working, humanity has learned just how agile it can be in a crisis.

Graduate to Export | My Graduate to Export Journey

The Graduate to Export programme for international marketing students was recently launched. The programme allows Northern Ireland companies to enhance their export capability with a graduate assisting them with a market research project. As part of the programme we will be following the stories of the graduates to get an insight into their experiences.

How we can help you trade on the international stage

In early June, the Minister for the Economy launch the ‘Trade and Investment for a 10X economy' in which she reflected on Northern Ireland’s rich history as a trading and exporting region, built on the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of its people and set the ambition to apply that spirit with renewed energy and focus as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.