No.1 European city for new medical software
Life and Health Sciences
Renowned for precision in advanced manufacturing, Belfast has developed as a pioneering centre for new technologies in health and life sciences.
Belfast is also Europe’s leading destination city for new medical software development projects. The city’s strong creative and digital sectors and R&D engineering expertise have supported this sector’s growth.
Our universities play a leading role in creating spinouts and pioneering research. The Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology Facility at Queen’s University Belfast has revolutionised cancer research. The Connected Health Innovation Centre at Ulster University leads transformational research which aligns care needs with technology providers, researchers and clinical experience.
CVC Therapeutics / Philips Healthcare
Belfast is a world leader in emergency cardiac technology.
Belfast is home to research centres of excellence for cancer research and connected health.