Invest Northern Ireland


Cluster description


Description of your aviation region
Northern Ireland is a global leader in aerospace technology. It has a dynamic, rapidly growing aerospace industry founded on a strong engineering heritage and rich in knowledge, skills and experience.
Vision/ Missons
We will champion the growth of innovation and exports to build a local economy that competes globally. We will be a world leading business development agency.
Skills
Design & stress engineering; Metal, composites & plastics manufacturing; Assembly; Quality & testing; MRO services, etc.
Year of creation
2002
Region
Northern Ireland
Number of companies
100
Number of research institutes
4
Numbers of public authorities
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Other cluster members
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Number of employees of all aerospace actors
10.000
Organizational form
Regional economic development agency
Financing
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Main industry actors

Bombardier, Collins Aerospace, Thales UK, Thompson Aero Seating (Avic), Magellan Aerospace, RLC, Survitec

Main research institutes

Queens University Belfast, Ulster University, Northern Ireland Technology Centre, Northern Ireland Advanced Composites & Engineering Centre

Cluster Competence and Strategy


Aerostructures (wings, nacelles, fuselages), Interiors (seating, galleys), composites, precision machining, plastics, metal forming, tooling, design & stress engineering

Networking, international business development and marketing, technology, R&D, skills, capital assistance funding and productivity support.

We have a strong working relationship with ADS Northern Ireland, the industry trade body. Emerging relationships with Washington State, Aerospace Wales and MAA.

Contact Information Cluster Management


Director / President
International relations

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