The Northern Ireland Assembly has been dissolved. The election will take place on Thursday 5 May 2016.

Inquiry into Developing the Northern Ireland Economy through Innovation, Research & Development

Northern Ireland has one of the lowest spends on research and development compared to other regions in the UK.  The Committee for Enterprise Trade and Investment wants to find out why.  Committee Chair, Alban Maginness MLA and Committee Member Robin Newton talk to us about their Inquiry into the issue and what they hope to achieve.

You can view the Committee's Report on the Inquiry here.

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