Research

Interdisciplinary Reports

Studies have been conducted assessing new areas of potential digital content industry collaboration across industry sectors. This research has also looked at how existing strengths, academic and industry expertise in the eligible regions can be better exploited.

Connected Health and the Digital Content Sector: Opportunities for Growth

Research has identified significant opportunity in developing connected health in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland because of the existing international reputation for producing quality software and medical devices, as well as growing markets for innovative connected health products (BioBusiness, 2010). This report develops understanding of the crossovers and growth potential between connected health and the digital content sector in the eligible area.

Published on: 26 August, 2015

Big Data

Big data has been identified as having growth potential, described as the ‘crude oil of our time’ by Cosmos magazine. Research has found big data could be better harnessed, for example to inform business decisions and to produce statistics where existing data is poor. This report develops understanding of the crossovers and growth potential between big data/archiving and the digital content sector in the eligible area.

The Potential for Collaboration between the Digital Content and Marine Tourism Sectors

The economic spill-over effects of creative industries for the wider economy could be better harnessed. Tourism is one particular sector that has been highlighted. This report develops understanding of the crossovers and growth potential between tourism/sailing/water sports and the digital content sector in the eligible areas.

Published on: 30 June, 2015