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Business schemes available - 173
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Join Catalyst’s Co-Founders programme to meet a co-founder, create a product and embark on a start-up journey.


Frameworks provides innovators with a grounding in business fundamentals. 

4IRC (The 4th Industrial Revolution Challenge)

Catalyst’s 4IRC (The 4th Industrial Revolution Challenge) programme is an annual series of monthly headline debates on how our everyday lives will be disrupted by accelerations in technologies. 


Invent is Catalyst's annual competition that showcases and rewards local innovations and proof of concept ideas with the greatest commercial potential. 

The Pixel Mill

Incubation space and business coaching programme to support the sustainable growth of the games sector and companies utilising creative technology working across the screen industries.

Northern Ireland Screen
Flexible Workspace Loan Scheme

Loan scheme for property developers refurbishing existing buildings or new build start-up and early stage grow-on workspace across Northern Ireland.

Invest Northern Ireland
Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

Northern Ireland businesses can claim up to £2500 towards the cost of a gigabit-capable broadband connection.

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, Ards and North Down Borough Council, Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council, Belfast City Council, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council
Growth Finance Fund

Growth Finance Fund is a £30 million loan fund designed to support established SMEs seeking access to growth finance.  Applicants will be NI based with an export focus and demonstrating growth or strong growth potential.  Loans are typically between £500,000 and £2 million.

Whiterock Capital Partners

An incubator programme helping new businesses to start, scale and engineer cyber security products.

Queen's University Belfast (QUB)
Northern Ireland Screen: Slate Development

Development funding available to companies for two or more projects, which can be feature film, television (all genres and including pilots) and interactive content.

Northern Ireland Screen