Research and Development

Derry City and Strabane District is focused on the developments of the future through world-class R&D personnel, facilities and innovations. With focuses on Translational and Precision Medicine, Wireless Technologies, Smart Data, Intelligent computational systems, Cognitive Analytics, Cognitive Robotics and Engineering and Renewable Energy; businesses and academics work in partnership making waves in the solutions required for the future.  Innovation hubs and Centres of excellence include:

We can help companies of all sizes to engage in innovation and R&D activities. From £5,000 Innovation Vouchers through to collaborative research and industry-led R&D at the top of the escalator, we are here to help. Companies investing in R&D activities may also qualify for tax credits under the R&D Tax Credit Scheme which is managed by the Revenue Commissioners.

  The Invest NI R&D Escalator is designed to guide businesses through the various streams of support and funding that is available for innovation and research and development (R&D).  See more.


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