New Ulster University lab links academia and industry
Ulster University (UU) in Belfast has opened a £7.3m biomedical engineering laboratory in a major industry partnership.
The university has joined with economic development agency Invest NI, medical testing firm Randox and devices firm Heartsine Technologies to open the lab.
It will offer expertise and equipment to help companies with prototypes for the biomedical, engineering, electronic device and aerospace sectors. Invest NI has offered assistance of £3.7m with Ulster University contributing £2.9m and £716,000 invested through link-ups with Randox Laboratories and Heartsine.