5 tech start-ups in Belfast to watch out for

As technology continues to thrive and more revolutionary opportunities are coming to the surface, new technology start-ups are introduced to further progress technological capabilities. Many of these companies are doing great work and are trying to gain more exposure to grow and advance.

Today, I will be plugging 5 tech start-ups that are making waves in the technology world. From brain health research to non-invasive neurostimulation products, these 5 start-ups are keen to be the next unicorn.






BrainWaveBank is a brain health research company. Its mission is to transform how cognitive illness is diagnosed and treated so that people can live longer, healthier and more connected lives. They have successfully created a wearable that works in conjunction with a user’s smartphone monitoring brain activity and they have raised £1m so far in seed funding from the Angel CoFund and TechstartNI.


BrainWaveBank Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/brainwavebank/

BrainWaveBank Website: https://www.brainwavebank.com/

Based: 32-36 Dublin Road, Belfast, BT2 7HN


Machine Eye


Machine Eye has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) safety system for tractors, plants and heavy machinery that recognises human behaviour and movement around the machine and takes control of the machine to pre-emptively isolate or halt the machine to prevent accidental contact of by-standers with the machine. Brendan Digney is the force behind this start up, which he states started out as a research project by a group of electrical and electronic engineers in Queen’s University Belfast.

Machine Eye Twitter: https://twitter.com/machine_eye?lang=en

Machine Eye Website: https://machine-eye.com/



They are a global health-tech company that creates non-invasive neurostimulation products used to solve some of the world’s greatest health challenges. Modius is the first product from Neurovalens that successfully launched in August 2017 on Indiegogo. Since being founded, they have won numerous awards including: Best New Concept of Innovation at the Yahoo Sports Technology Awards 2018 and the CES Innovation Award 2018.

Neurovalens Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/neurovalens/

Neurovalens Website: https://www.modiushealth.com/?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=bio

Based:  7 James St S, Belfast BT2 8DN



Sensum technology gives you the capability to measure & understand human emotions, physiology & behaviour – for smarter mobility, people and places. They are world leaders at understanding emotions ‘ in the wild’ , where people live their lives, and specialists in solutions for the mobility/automotive industry. Sensum technology operates on a model of multimodal sensor fusion – analysing data from a wide range of sources including biometric & physiological.

Sensum Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sensum-co/

Sensum Website: https://sensum.co/

Based: 49 Malone Road, Belfast, Antrim BT9 6RY


At Uleska they are building the next generation of software security solutions, they also offer software security consulting and training specific to their customers’ needs. Their flagship product, SecureDesigner, automatically inserts cybersecurity protections into your software, handling compliance with security regulations.

Their hard work has not gone unnoticed as they have been winners of the Enterprise Software category in the Invent 2017 competition. Congrats!

Uleska Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/uleska/

Uleska Website: https://www.uleska.com/

Based: Uleska Ltd, 5th Floor, Lombard House, Lombard Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT1 1BH



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