Belfast Met offers a wide-ranging selection of full and part time further and higher education courses, designed to meet your needs and aspirations whether you have just left school or are returning to education to upgrade your qualifications for a new career.
028 9026 5000
Catalyst Inc is Northern Ireland’s next generation science park. They are a not-for-proﬁt organisation that invests the surplus generated from their agile workspace and facilities, providing the underwriting necessary for the community-led development of their entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem through Connect and Capital Match.
028 9073 7800
Disability Action works to ensure that people with disabilities attain their full rights as citizens, by supporting inclusion, influencing government policy and changing attitudes in partnership with disabled people.
028 9029 7880
Entrepreneurial Spark is the world's largest free people accelerator for early stage and growing ventures.
Federation of Small Businesses
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) offer their members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government.
028 9032 6035
Innovation Factory is part of the Belfast City Council’s ambition to develop and support social regeneration within the local Belfast area, whilst providing a state of the art facility for small business growth.
028 9590 2500
InterTradeIreland is a cross-border trade and business development body, funded by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, in the Republic of Ireland (DBEI), and the Department for the Economy (DfE), in Northern Ireland. It provides support to businesses looking to trade both north and south of the border, through innovative initiatives, which aim to improve capability, drive competitiveness, growth and jobs.
028 3083 4100 (048 from Republic of Ireland)
Textphone: 028 3083 4169 (048 from Republic of Ireland)
As the regional business development agency, Invest NI's role is to grow the local economy. They do this by helping new and existing businesses to compete internationally, and by attracting new investment to Northern Ireland.
0800 181 4422
Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce
Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber) is an award winning, quality assured, customer focused membership organisation with over 230 years commitment to the Northern Ireland economy. It is a well-known network for business with a membership of 1,200 businesses representing over 100,000 employees.
028 9024 4113
Prince's Trust work with thousands of young people across Northern Ireland each year, providing them with the tools they need to succeed. And with a dedicated centre in the heart of the country, they’re well-placed to meet young people’s needs.
0800 842 842
Queen's University Belfast
The business engagement team works to connect, enhance and strengthen partnerships between the university and the Northern Ireland business sector.
028 9024 5133
Social Enterprise NI
Social Enterprise NI (SENI) is the representative body for social enterprises and social entrepreneurs across Northern Ireland. SENI connects, supports, develops and sustains vibrant businesses to create social change throughout Northern Ireland.
028 9046 1810
The Foundry’s co-working space has hosted almost 50 unique start-up businesses over the past year. People have used the Foundry as a permanent base, a weekend office and as a temporary home for businesses who are waiting on fully serviced office space. The Foundry bridges the gap between pre-start program participants and private office tenants.
028 9094 2010
Ulster Bank Boost
Ulster Bank Boost will take your business to the next level. Their Business Growth Enablers will help boost your insight and knowledge in specialist subjects, connect you with opportunities and partnerships, as well as develop your skills through training and mentoring one-to-one sessions.
Ulster University works with many small to medium-sized businesses, enabling them to move projects forward quickly by accessing expertise that may otherwise be unavailable.
The Urban Villages initiative is designed to improve good relations outcomes and develop thriving places where there has been a history of deprivation and community tension. The Urban Villages initiative is a headline action within the NI Executive’s Together: Building a United Community Strategy.
028 9090 9440
Women in Business
Women in Business is the largest and fastest growing business network for female entrepreneurs and business leaders in Northern Ireland.
0845 607 6041
Young Enterprise NI
Young Enterprise Northern Ireland is a charity developing the entrepreneurial skills and aspirations of young people aged four to 25 to prepare them for the new economy.
028 9032 7003