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VANRATH Tech Round Up 17th June 2021

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Belfast tech firm to deliver AI cancer screenings across NHS

Belfast-based AI company Sonrai Analytics will lead an Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award to deliver novel AI cancer screenings across the NHS.The AI screening method will mean more accurate testing and faster results for patients and could potentially save millions for the NHS each year...

Ireland’s Strikepay acquires Gratsi with plans for UK expansion

Strikepay, the Irish fintech start-up that enables cashless tipping, has acquired UK rival Gratsi. Both founded in 2020, Gratsi and Strikepay, formerly known as Strike, focus on facilitating contactless tipping for workers in industries such as hospitality. Strikepay was...

PwC launch £40m Advanced Research and Engineering Centre, creating up to 800 jobs in Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Economy Minister, Paul Frew, today announced that one of the world’s largest professional services firms, PwC, is investing £40million in a new Advanced Research and Engineering centre in Northern Ireland. The investment will create 771 new technology and operational jobs...

NI's HealthTech sector will 'help build UK's position as science superpower'

Northern Ireland's tech sector received 67% of total equity investment in 2020, according to findings from the British Business Bank. A separate report by Tech Nation says that NI has 2,195 digital tech firms, employing 21,140 people and with a combined £3bn turnover..

 

Whitespace invests in R&D to secure multi-million-pound contracts

RESEARCH, design and engineering company Whitespace has secured a £4 million global partnership contract following a £450,000 investment by its Belfast office to develop a new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered software. It has also won a multi-million-pound contract with a UK Government Ministry.