FASTEST GROWING CLUSTER FOR TECH
COMPANIES IN THE UK

A hidden gem of a city that is seeing high rates of growth in its' startup technology scene.

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WHY BELFAST?

A First Class City on the edge of Europe

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Location, Location, Location!

One of the UK’s fastest growing clusters for technology, in addition to being the friendliest parts of the UK to live in.

Accessible

The city is just a one hour flight from London, 6 hours from New York and just 2 hours from Dublin by train.

Lower Cost of Living

The cost of living is 41% lower than London and 28% lower than Dublin, with social life booming and the arts in full flight.

Educated Workforce

Over 60,000 students enrolled at Queen’s University Belfast & University of Ulster.

Competitive Salary Costs

Despite its' skilled workforce, salary levels are below national average, employee loyalty is high, perfect for any new business starting out.

Regional Support System

Strong network support system with access to support and funding from Invest Northern Ireland.

Invest NI Support Package up to £100k

Support network and funding for Marketing, Research and Development activities.

Invest NI will appoint you a Client Executive as soon as you accept a place on the Accelerator. Companies are potentially open to gain access of support in the region of £20k – £100k support from Invest NI, to fund activities like Research and Development, Proof of Concept, Key Person Staffing, Marketing & Trade Support.

INVEST NI SUPPORT

  • Research & Development

    £50-£100k funding

  • Proof of Concept Funds

    £10-£25k funding

  • Key Person Staffing

    Up to 50% Salary Costs

  • Marketing & Trade Support

    Up to 50% Promotional Costs

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CONTACT DETAILS

StartPlanet NI
112 Donegall Street
Belfast
BT1 2GX

+44 (0)28 953 20101
info@startplanetni.com