Glossary: Northern Ireland
- Enterprise Ireland
Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development of Irish-owned businesses and securing new export sales in global markets.
- Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA)
Formerly known as the Irish Medicines Board (IMB), the regulatory body in Ireland whose role it is to protect and enhance public and animal health by regulating medicines, medical devices and other health products.
- Technology Transfer Office (TTO)
Technology transfer, also called transfer of technology (TOT), is the process of transferring skills, knowledge, technologies, methods of manufacturing, samples of manufacturing and facilities among governments or universities and other institutions to ensure that scientific and technological developments are accessible to a wider range of users who can then further develop and exploit the technology into new products, processes, applications, materials or services.