Fujitsu becomes Platinum Partner with Catalyst to help grow innovation ecosystem in NI

  • Catalyst has announced that global IT service provider Fujitsu has become its latest Platinum Partner. 

    The two organisations plan to collaborate on projects aimed at growing the innovation ecosystem in Northern Ireland.

    Operating in Northern Ireland for over 40 years, Fujitsu is one of the largest technology employers in the region with over 500 members of staff. Fujitsu delivers a wide range of IT services and digital transformation programmes to support the business of government for the Northern Ireland Executive.

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    As one of Catalyst’s Platinum Partners, Fujitsu will engage with the Catalyst ecosystem to co-operate with other partner organisations and to influence the range of programmes it runs for entrepreneurs and start-ups at all stages of development.

    The partnership will look to further enhance the work that Fujitsu and Catalyst do together on projects such as engaging young people in innovation, the Belfast Region City Deal and exploring new opportunities around high performance and Quantum inspired computing.

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    David Clements, Client Director for Fujitsu NI said: “We look forward to co-operating with Catalyst to help develop a wider innovation ecosystem, share ideas and initiatives that help develop a strong and vibrant economy that supports the region. Our mission aligns directly with Catalyst’s in making a more sustainable future through innovation.”

    Joe Wilson, Partner Relationship Manager at Catalyst added: “Fujitsu brings a wealth of expertise to our growing partnership programme which helps us progress towards our vision of opportunity for all from world-leading innovation. Fujitsu has been a key supporter of Catalyst over the years and has been involved in programmes such as Generation Innovation. This new partnership helps to strengthen our relationship and we look forward to working with Fujitsu on key areas of mutual collaboration.”

    Source: Written from press release.

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