NISP CONNECT is a leadership platform and catalyst between Northern Ireland’s entrepreneurs, research institutions, investors, technology corporations and professional service providers by linking entrepreneurs with the resources they need for success. NISP CONNECT is a community-led, non-profit organisation that promotes entrepreneurship with the aim of turning Northern Ireland into one of the most successful knowledge economies in Europe.
NISP CONNECT is an independent, non-profit organisation that supports the development of innovative technologies and early stage companies through a series of educational seminars, mentorship programmes, capital competitions, and public policy advocacy. A joint effort between Northern Ireland’s academic research base, University of Ulster, Queen’s University Belfast, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, and Northern Ireland’s private sector, the CONNECT programmes are designed to facilitate a culture of collaboration between the region’s highest quality science and technology entrepreneurs, research institutions, professional services providers and investors.
Generation Innovation is a programme supporting those young people from Northern Ireland with the highest potential to succeed in the new economy. 100 new members are accepted each year, with a broad range of skills. It's not just for those with the highest exam grades - it's for those with the guts to dream BIG and try to change the world.