Consultation on draft Northern Ireland Innovation Strategy 2013-2025
The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI) on behalf of the Northern Ireland Executive Sub Committee on the Economy is seeking your views on the draft Innovation Strategy for Northern Ireland.
The Northern Ireland Economic Strategy identified innovation as one of the key drivers necessary to rebalance the Northern Ireland economy. The draft Northern Ireland Innovation Strategy sets out the key actions required to transform Northern Ireland into one of the most innovative regions with the UK.
A short video clip by DETI Minister Arlene Foster on the Strategy and consultation can be accessed using the following link:
The draft NI Innovation Strategy can be accessed using the following link.
An evidence pack has also been prepared to provide additional information on some of the key actions as well as best practice from other regions. This can be accessed using the following link:
You can respond to the consultation by following the link below:
Electronic Consultation Questionnaire
Or by downloading the Consultation Response form:
- Hard-copy Consultation Response Form – Consultation on draft Northern Ireland Innovation Strategy (respond by 16 December 2013)
Responses can also be sent by
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Fax: (028 9052 9533); or
Post: Joanne McClements,
Innovation Policy Unit,
Belfast BT4 2JP
Alternative formats including hard copies of the draft Strategy are available on request. All responses should be received by 16 December 2013. Responses received after this date will not be considered. Following the consultation, DETI will consider the responses before incorporating the opinions of stakeholders into a formal report.
Equality documentation can be accessed below.
Public Consultation Events
As part of the 12 week public consultation on the Strategy, the Department will hold a number of public consultation events.
Public consultation events have been organised to provide an opportunity for people to give their views on the draft Northern Ireland Innovation Strategy (2013-2025).
Events will be held at the following locations:
Location Venue Time and Date
Derry/ Clinical Translational Research and 12 noon - 22 October 2013
Londonderry Innovation Centre (C-TRIC)
Altnagelvin Hospital Campus
Londonderry BT47 6SB
Belfast Belfast MET 12.30pm –23 October 2013
398 Springfield Road
Belfast BT12 7DU
Newry InterTrade Ireland Building 12 noon - 4 November 2013
Old Gasworks Business Park,
Newry BT34 2DE
Belfast Riddell Hall 12 noon - 5 November 2013
Queens University (QUB)
185 Stranmillis Road,
Belfast BT9 5EE
Dungannon Dungannon Campus 12 noon – 6 November 2013
South West College
Circular Road, Dungannon,
Belfast The Institute of Electronics 8am - 7 November 2013
Communications and Information
Belfast BT3 9DT
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