THE former Quinn Glass business in Co Fermanagh, now named Encirc, is to partner with industry research and technology organisation Glass Futures to develop the world's most environmentally friendly glass bottle.
NEW statistics published by HMRC reveal that a total of £105 million was paid out to Northern Ireland businesses in research and development (R&D) tax credits last year - up 40 per cent from £75m a year earlier.
EIGHT business organisations from across the north have united to implore the Executive to resist ordering another lockdown amid fears that, without the same degree of financial support provided first time around, it could decimate the economy, resulting in business closures and job losses.
DUBLIN-based broadcast engineering company BTS, which has been serving the technical needs of the Irish radio broadcast industry for more than three decades, has developed an enhanced device providing contactless temperature and face recognition access control which is supporting getting people back to work in the current Covid pandemic.
:: TEN exceptional individuals who have made Belfast their home will be recognised at this year's seventh Belfast Homecoming conference, which takes place remotely this Thursday and Friday (October 1/2).