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Citi - Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Fidessa - The vision at Fidessa is of offering a coherent range of flexible financial applications and business services, working together to automate business flows - both within and between financial firms - making it easier to buy, sell and own financial assets of all types globally.

First Derivatives - First Derivatives is a leading provider of products and consulting services to the capital markets industry. Focused on financial institutions that work cross-asset, often with multi-system and/or high volume trading activities, the Company scopes, designs, develops, implements and supports a broad range of mission critical data and trading systems across front, middle and back-office operations.

Invest NI - As the regional business development agency, Invest NI's role is to grow the local economy. They do this by helping new and existing businesses to compete internationally, and by attracting new investment to Northern Ireland. They are part of the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment and provide strong government support for business by effectively delivering the Government’s economic development strategies. Invest NI offers the Northern Ireland business community a single organisation providing high-quality services, programmes, support and expert advice. They principally support those businesses that can make the greatest contribution to growing our economy. These are businesses that have ability to grow and drive productivity in the economy and are keen to export their goods and services outside Northern Ireland.

CME Group - CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace offering the widest range of futures and options products for risk management 

SR Labs - Street Response Laboratories (SR Labs) was founded by Srini Ramiah in 2007 as a new entrant to the competitive feed handler software market and quickly became established as a leading solution for completing high speed electronic trading using its flagship SMDS and SREX software solutions. In 2013 following substantial growth, Insight Venture Partners invested $53 million dollars in the company. In 2014 SR Labs successfully acquired the Wombat Technologies business from the Intercontinental Exchange creating a comprehensive technology company for financial market participants. Wombat's history in the financial market industry goes back to 1997.

Queen’s University Belfast - The Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT) was established in 2003 to commercialise world-class research and expertise in a variety of enabling digital communications technologies at the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Queen’s University Belfast. Its four research clusters cover areas such as Secure Digital Systems, Digital Communications, Speech, Image & Vision Systems and High Frequency Electronics.

University of Ulster - The Intelligent Systems Research Centre (ISRC) is a major research unit within the Faculty of Computing and Engineering in the University of Ulster, located on the Magee campus in the north west of Ireland. The ISRC is dedicated to the creation of intelligent computational systems, taking inspiration from, and learning from, biology and neuroscience. The work of the Centre is directed at achieving a greater understanding of biological signal processing and the translation of critical aspects of that knowledge into computational systems that can perform in a way that humans would consider "intelligent".


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