Dr David Finn and Mark Rafferty of    Amatech Group Ltd: “What we have been able to do is almost defy the laws of physics.”

Amatech Most people with a Visa debit card will be familiar with contactless payment technology. In Ireland it allows Visa debit cardholders to pay bi(...)

A worker at the Andor Technology factory  in Belfast. The firm  is actively seeking 18 voluntary redundancies at its Belfast operations.  Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

The world’s “largest science lesson” will take place today at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast as part of an initiative to inspire children to become the (...)

A worker at the Andor Technology factory based in Belfast. The company was acquired by Oxford Instruments last year

Oxford Instruments, the London-listed tech company, which acquired Belfast-based Andor Technology last year, warned of a nearly 26 per cent fall in f(...)

A worker at the Andor Technology factory based in Belfast. The company was acquired by Oxford Instruments earlier this year

Oxford Instruments, the London-listed tech company, which completed the acquisition of Belfast-based Andor Technology earlier this year, said it expe(...)

 A worker at the Andor Technology factory based in Belfast:  The company, which designs and manufactures high technology tools and systems for research and industry was the first commercial spinoff from Oxford University. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

Oxford Instruments, the London-listed technology company, has declared its £176 million offer for west Belfast-based Andor Technology, as “wholly unco(...)

The new Northern Ireland Centre for Stratified Medicine, based at Altnagelvin Hospital, intends to focus on personalised medicine approaches to managing chronic diseases – adapting healthcare for specific patients. Photograph: Nigel McDowell

Not wanting to return to work after the Christmas holidays is a pretty common affliction at this time of year. But not being able to go to work becaus(...)

A worker at the Andor Technology factory in the high-performance digital camera production clean room. The former Queen’s University spin-out floated in 2004. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

It is not quite Wall Street but Northern Ireland’s only financial trading room does a pretty good job of capturing the excitement and nail-biting pace(...)

Andor, the Belfast-based specialist digital camera maker, has received an increased share offer from Oxford Instruments. Oxford announced a revised of(...)

 A worker at the Andor Technology factory in Belfast.  Andor employs over 300 people in 16 bases worldwide. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

Belfast-based Andor Technology has declined an offer from British-based Oxford Instruments saying it is disappointed with the bid price but adding the(...)

Andor has been considering a takeover bid by Britain’s Oxford Instruments since an indicative cash offer of £5 per share was made in July.

Belfast-based digital camera manufacturer Andor Technology recorded an operating profit of £7.2 million (€8.7 million) for the year to the end of Sept(...)