Partners

We are connected with a range of strategic partners - International, European and Irish.

Strategic

ADS 21st Century Supply Chains

ADS - Aerospace, Defense and Security 

Smart Grid Ireland

Smart Grid Ireland has been formed as a non-profit public and private sector collaborative network.

EFQM

EFQM was formerly known as the European Foundation for Quality Management.

Benchmark Index

Originally developed for the DTI (now BIS) and now in its fifteenth year of growth, benchmarkindex® is a unique and effective way to compare a business’s performance against its peers.

Product Development Management Association (PDMA)

The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) is the premier global advocate for product development and management professionals.

IMPĀ³rove Network

IMP³rove is more than just a tool. It represents a truly European approach on Innovation Management that has been expanded beyond Europe’s boundaries.

USA Council on Competitiveness

We are a non-partisan and non-governmental organization of CEOs, university presidents and labour leaders working to ensure U.S. prosperity.

The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils

The Centre for Competitiveness is a partner organisation in the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils. 

Local

NewCMI Ltd

CMI are a leading provider of IT Infrastructure Solutions delivering services to over 2000 users in Northern Ireland.

Cleaver Fulton Rankin

Cleaver Fulton Rankin Solicitors, specialists in serving clients Intellectual Property and Information Technology needs

Excellent legal advice delivered with an energetic client focus and commercial sense to find exactly the right solution.

thinkpeople Consulting

thinkPeople Consulting Ltd are HR Consultants based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, managed by partners Anne Dougan and Emer Hinphey. We provide professional, hands on HR services to SMEs and large organisations in all sectors across Northern Ireland, Ireland and the UK.

Keys Finance

Keys are a boutique Finance House, specialising primarily in working capital and cash flow solutions

Keys Group is an independent, locally owned and managed group of Finance Company’s offering a diverse range of solutions.

miFLOW

Did you know that billions of pounds are spent on software which is never used?

Stakeholder

University of Ulster Business School

The University of Ulster Business School is a Strategic Partner of the Centre for Competitiveness.

Queen’s University Belfast

The Queen's University Leadership Institute is a Strategic Partner of the Centre for Competitiveness.

Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a member of the Northern Ireland Business alliance.

Institute of Directors (IOD)

The Northern Ireland Institute of Directors is a member of the Northern Ireland Business alliance.

Confederation of Business Industry (CBI)

The Northern Ireland CBI is a member of the Northern Ireland Business alliance, along with the Centre for Competitiveness, Institute of Directors (IOD) and the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NICCI).