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Digital Surge Programme

The Digital Surge Programme is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme.

The programme is a regional programme in collaboration with the 11 Councils which will support businesses throughout Northern Ireland to enhance their productivity and digital capabilities.

Enabling business transformation and to incorporate digital technology into business operations, businesses in Mid Ulster will be selected for intensive support, identified as those with the highest potential for digital transformation. 

How the Digital Surge Programme can help you:

  • To drive ‘digital inclination’ amongst the target market aligned to an innovation roadmap (for each core SME/micro-business)

  • To drive various advanced digital technologies and tools through high quality ideation support, exposure to and sharing of good practice, and active experimentation.

  • To put in place a digital acceleration plan and to route participating businesses onto more intensive supports in the ‘digital innovation ecosystem.’ 

Programme participants will receive:

  • Attendance at any of the 26 half day workshops on the fundamentals of Digital Surge

  • Attendance at any of the 30 masterclasses

  • Specialist Mentoring Support of up to 6 days per core participant

  • Access to 25 cluster networking events

  • Innovation Road Map and Digital Acceleration Plan for core participants

You can apply for this programme online via our programme partner's website.

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