• British Irish Chamber of Commerce launches major initiative for the Higher Education & Research sector

    “This is a sector where Brexit can be turned from catastrophe to catalyst” says John McGrane, Director General

    At a Conference convened in London on 10 May by the Chamber’s Patron, Niall FitzGerald KBE DSA,the Chamber urged policymakers to harness the limited opportunities of Brexit to enhance collaboration between universities and research institutes on both sides of the Irish Sea. 

    The ‘Developing a UK-Ireland Higher Education and Research Partnership’ conference, sponsored by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), brought together for the first time leading Ministers, policymakers, educators, researchers and employers from across the UK and Ireland to identify specific initiatives to enhance cooperation post-Brexit.

    Photos from the event are available here