Catalyst Inc

Here to Help You Change the World

Catalyst Inc is Northern Ireland’s next generation science park. An independent, not-for-profit organisation, we’re on a mission to build a community of innovators so powerful its people can change the world. 200 companies and over 3,000 engineers, researchers, entrepreneurs and executives work on our campuses enabling us to invest the surplus generated from our property operations to provide the underwriting necessary for Connect, the community-led support ecosystem that supports over 600 entrepreneurs per year in Northern Ireland and Capital Match, which provides intelligent and highly focused sources of fund-matching for high-growth-potential knowledge economy companies

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Latest News: Press Releases, news, media and announcements...

Norman's News African Innovation
Norman's News African Innovation
added Monday, August 21 2017

Last month I was pleased to be invited, by the Royal Academy of Engineering, to open and to participate in the first “Africa Innovates”...

Catalyst Inc News
No Towels on the Crowdfunding Beach
added Tuesday, August 15 2017

The UK is a world leader in crowdfunding. While we could waste a lot of time debating the exact definitions, it’s a fair summary to say the UK has around 80% to the rest of Europe’s 20%. And we beat the Germans hands down (but not on penalties of course).However, since they are probably number two in...

Capital Match News
The latest episode of our 'Succeed In Business' podcast – So what is Marketing anyway?!
The latest episode of our 'Succeed In Business' podcast – So what is Marketing anyway?!
added Friday, July 28 2017

Springboard is a personalised accelerator programme, based around a unique network of experienced entrepreneurs, whose collective knowledge will...

Connect News
Springboard to Funding - Goes to show you never can tell...
Springboard to Funding - Goes to show you never can tell...
added Tuesday, June 20 2017

Predicting the future is a notoriously difficult business. Just look at last year who would have predicted Brexit, President Trump and Iceland...

Capital Match News

Upcoming Events: Press Releases, news, media and announcements...


The art of selling – Frameworks workshop

Connect. Event
Location: The Graduate School, Queens University, University Rd, Belfast


Investment Options for Startups – Frameworks Workshop

Connect. Event
Location: Catalyst Inc The Innovation Centre Queen's Road Belfast BT3 9DT


Invent Student Awards

Connect. Event
Location: Conor Lecture Theatre, Ulster University


IoD NI New Director Bootcamp Belfast

Connect. Event
Location: IoD Northern Ireland, Belfast

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