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Latest News - May 2024

Supply chain webinar series

Invest Northern Ireland is hosting a number of webinars to help businesses understand and maximise supply chains through best practice.

Family Business Awards 2024

Family businesses of all sizes are invited to enter the Irish Family Business Awards 2024.

Newry, Mourne and Down consultation: Performance Improvement Objectives 2024-2025

Have your say on Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s proposed improvement objectives for 2024-2025.

UK Export Academy: Finance webinars in June

Learn about finance to grow your business overseas.

UK Emissions Trading Scheme expansion consultation

Views sought on expanding the UK Emissions Trading Scheme to further limit carbon emissions.

Flexible AI Upskilling Fund pilot

Apply to the Flexible AI Upskilling Fund pilot scheme that will fund up to 50% of AI skills training costs.

Have your say on new software and AI security codes

UK government is seeking views on two new voluntary codes of practice to help secure AI and other technologies built on software.

Belfast Connectivity Conference

Major conference which will focus on future connectivity and multi-modal transport for Belfast.

Operational Excellence Workshop Series - Armagh

Series of events in Armagh to help businesses improve their competitive advantage by increasing productivity and profitability.

Digital Transformation Flexible Fund

DTFF call 3 opens on 17 June 2024, with capital grants of up to £20,000 to help businesses invest in advanced technologies. Register now for a pre-briefing session near you.

Free workshops for aspiring healthcare innovators

Join free events to learn key skills in healthcare innovation and prepare for the next round of the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme.

Employer opportunity to take Advanced Accounting placement students

Call for expressions of interest from employers willing to take on Queen's University placement students.

Consultation on registration threshold for Northern Ireland charities

Have your say on the £20,000 registration threshold that applies to Northern Ireland based charity organisations.

Maritime Accelerator 2024

Support scheme for SMEs with pioneering solutions applicable to the maritime industry and beyond.

Hydrogen Innovation Initiative Demonstration 2024-25

Apply for up to £35k to demonstrate technology related to the production, conversion, distribution or end use of hydrogen.

The Heritage Crafts Awards 2024

Nominations are now open for this year's Awards, celebrating traditional UK crafts with 12 prizes across seven categories.

Warning of scam Companies House letters

Warning for businesses to be aware of scam letters falsely claiming to be from Companies House.

Home to School Transport market engagement events

Education Authority events for prospective and existing operators who could carry out runs for Home to School Transport.

The Oram Awards 2024

Bursaries and mentoring for women and gender-diverse artists innovating in sound, music and related technologies.

Training bursaries for early-career craftspeople

Apply for up to £4,000 to start training in a heritage craft or to further develop your skills.

2024 Video Games Growth Programme

Apply to join this Ukie accelerator that helps video games businesses achieve their growth ambitions.

Social Enterprise Awards 2024

Entries for the Northern Ireland Social Enterprise Awards 2024 are now open.