Forbes Middle East

Invest Northern Ireland

Invest Northern Ireland


Invest Northern Ireland is the economic development agency for Northern Ireland, one of the four regions of the UK. Our role is to grow the local economy by helping new and existing businesses compete internationally, and by attracting new investment into Northern Ireland.

With more than 1,100 international companies like Aflac, Allstate, Citi, Deloitte, Microsoft and PwC choosing NI as an attractive location, it is certainly a great place to grow a business with its talent availability, infrastructure, cost-effectiveness and supportive business environment. The region is a global leader in software development, Cybersecurity and FinTech. The capital city Belfast was just named one of the most tech-centric cities in the UK and one of FT’s Top 10 Tech Cities of the Future.

Northern Ireland’s experienced exporters are keen to grow and develop trade partnerships across the region. The country offers products and solutions for everything from cybersecurity to data analytics, diagnostics to precision medicine, mining to waste-handling equipment, and agritech to agrifood. Contact us to discover the benefits of trading with Northern Ireland.

Our Contributors