About the network

The Northern Ireland Artificial Intelligence Collaborative Network brings together a range of SMEs, major corporations, local universities and government bodies to work together to improve the uptake and use of AI in Northern Ireland. With 28 member companies/ organisations, this represents a broad range of players with a keen interest in AI and a range of expertise from those just starting their journey into AI to those whose entire company or product is AI based

Network Members

Details on the companies involved in the collaborative network


Adoreboard believe that emotion analysis is essential for brands to connect better with their customers. Their applied research in emotion analytics has created a way to analyse content for its associated emotions. Find out more


Allstate was established in Northern Ireland in 1998 to provide high quality software development services and business solutions in support of its parent company, The Allstate Corporation. Find out more


Amazon AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the market leader in IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) and PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) for cloud ecosystems, which can be combined to create a scalable cloud application without worrying about delays related to infrastructure provisioning  and management.


Ampliphae are specialists in cloud discovery, artificial intelligence (AI) and network architecture, Ampliphae has applied machine learning and deep analytics to the task of cloud application discovery and management



Analytics Engines

Analytics Engines enables your organisation to easily and quickly adopt Big Data analytics as a core part of your business and accelerate conversion of your data into valuable business insights. Find out more


Accelerating Drug Discovery with Artificial Intelligence. Auromind enables you to make smarter decisions by applying Machine Learning for discovering new drugs. The secure platform simply ingests data and produces a desirable prediction model to support your decisions throughout the entire drug discovery process. This will save you time and resources for delivering new drugs to the market. Find out more


Axial3D is a UK based medical technology firm focused on driving the global adoption of 3D Printing within healthcare. axial3D is making 3D printing accessible to the entire healthcare sector – delivering personalized anatomical insights directly to a clinician using a combination of innovative software and expert services. Find out more

Big Motive

The speed of change has never been greater and as old systems become obsolete, we need new choices, new tools… a new mindset. At Big Motive, we deliver value and impact by creating digital products and service experiences that inspire growth. We empower visionary teams with the skills to lead innovation, enable cultural change and design better outcomes for people, business and society. Find out more


BrainWaveBank allows anyone to measure and track their cognitive health at home, taking just a few minutes every day. This low-cost approach will help transform our understanding of brain health and cognitive illness so that people can live longer, healthier lives. Find out more

City Radar

Upgrade experiences by unlocking available offers near you. CityRadar is a free app that matches you with activities around different cities, with exclusive upgrades and hidden gems. Find out more


Digital Catapult

Digital Catapult is the UK’s leading advanced digital technology innovation centre. We drive early adoption, making UK businesses more competitive and productive, to help grow the UK economy. Find out more




Exploristics specialises in developing and applying innovative analytics solutions that let us – and our clients – derive more information from data collected in life sciences research, clinical trials. We have considerable experience of drug discovery and clinical development within the pharmaceutical industry and pride ourselves on offering uniquely high service levels to all our clients.and electronic health records. Find out more

Invest Northern Ireland

As the regional business development agency, Invest NI’s role is to grow the local economy. We do this by helping new and existing businesses to compete internationally, and by attracting new investment to Northern Ireland. InvestNI supports the AI collaborative network through the collaborative growth program. Find out more

IRP Commerce

Powerful capabilities for B2B and B2C. Developed for both single and multichannel businesses, the IRP platform connects customers’ digital and physical touch points by providing real-time integration of web, stock control, EPOS, phone and mobile. Find out more




Kainos provides digital technology services and platforms for organisations across the globe. We’ve been delivering award-winning IT solutions, consulting and specialised digital products for over 30 years, and employ over 1,400 people across Europe and the USA. Find out more

Liberty IT

Liberty IT create software, services and solutions for our parent company, Liberty Mutual Insurance, in support of its world-leading insurance products & services. Find out more


At Microsoft our mission is to empower every person and organisation to do and achieve more, not just here in Ireland, but right across the world. From software development, testing and localisation to operations, finance, HR and sales & marketing for Europe, Middle East and Africa, our ambition is to help everyone, through the power of technology, to achieve theirs. Find out more


Orryx is a specialist innovation practice based in Northern Ireland.  We work alongside businesses and public-sector organisations, helping them innovate and transform for the future.  Their services include innovation assessments; innovation strategy; innovation governance; innovation programme & service design, implementation and transformation; and capability building for innovation and transformation. 

Performance Active

With offices in Belfast & Dublin we are a multi-skilled team of designers, technologists & data scientists developing mobile applications, digital platforms and smart software ecosystems Find out more




Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland with a distinguished heritage and history. We are ranked in the top 200 universities in the world (QS World Rankings 2019), and a member of the Russell Group of UK research intensive universities, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos. Find our more


We Craft the Datasphere. We help maximise humanity’s potential by delivering world-class, precision-engineered data solutions developed through sustainable and profitable partnerships. Find out more


Making cycling better. See.Sense creates award-winning bike lights which give cyclists more visibility on their ride, and cities more information on their roads. Find out more


At Sentireal, we create software and media platforms that turn mobile devices and headsets into smart assistants. These assistants deliver training and guidance using augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies, blended with artificial intelligence (AI). This combination provides “personal immersive learning” – personalised immersive content and continuous background assessment of learning progress. Find out more


SIB helps Government plan infrastructure, deliver major projects, and manage assets. We have four key responsibilities: We prepare the Investment Strategy for Northern Ireland on behalf of the NI Executive (ISNI), we help the public sector develop and deliver major programmes and projects, We operate the Asset Management Unit (AMU), We help champion reform. Our work, directed by Ministers, is focused on supporting the delivery of the objectives set-out within the Programme for Government. Find out more


Connect with Trust By digitising the recruitment process, SureCert’s innovative platform connects candidates & recruiters online, securely. Find our more


We create activated, engaged, and enabled healthcare for patients and their families. Voscuris enables seamless communication with all stakeholders in the diagnostic reporting process: Laboratories, practitioners, patients and researchers. Our Vision is to fundamentally improve the way that patients, doctors and laboratories communicate. Find out more

Ulster University

We are a university with a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and regional engagement, making a major contribution to the economic, social and cultural development of Northern Ireland. Our core business activities are teaching and learning, widening access to education, research and innovation and technology and knowledge transfer. Find out more


Yedup is a leading artificial intelligence research and exploitation hub. We deliver the next generation of real-time analytics — providing instant and accurate insight on what the world is thinking right now about issues that matter most to our clients. Our machine learning technology delivers industry leading speed and accuracy for time-critical applications in finance. Find out more