Our Partners

The FASTER Project is led by East Border Region Ltd supported by 6 project partners and 15 associate partners.

  • East Border Region Ltd

    Faster Project

    East Border Region Ltd is a Local Authority led cross border network. The East Border Region comprises six Local Authorities namely; Newry, Mourne & Down District Council, Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council, and Ards and North Down Borough Council in Northern Ireland and Louth, Monaghan and Meath County Councils in the Republic Of Ireland and has a total population of 826,000.

  • South West College

    Faster Project

    South West College is at the heart of the communities of Tyrone and Fermanagh. These two counties and their people have a long and proud history of both national and international interaction. The College is physically represented at campuses in Cookstown, Dungannon, Enniskillen and Omagh. The College employs over 500 full time and part time staff servicing some 14,000 enrolments with a turnover of £40m and makes a major contribution to the local and regional economy.

  • Ulster University

    Faster Project

    Core business activities include teaching and learning, widening access to education, research, innovation, technology and knowledge transfer’ – too many ands in there at present.

  • Louth County Council

    Faster Project
  • Dundalk IT

    Faster Project

    DkIT is the focal point for higher education and research on the Belfast-Dublin corridor, serving the North Leinster, South Ulster region of Ireland.


    Faster Project

    The Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership (HITRANS) is the statutory regional partnership covering Eilean Siar (Western Isles) Orkney, Highland, Moray and most of the Argyll and Bute area. HITRANS work with Councils, the Scottish Government, Transport Scotland, HIE, transport operators and other stakeholders to improve transport services and infrastructure in the north of Scotland and on routes to the Highlands and Islands.

  • University of Strathclyde

    Faster Project

    Located in the heart of Glasgow, University of Strathclyde was founded in 1796 as ‘a place of useful learning’ and today they are a leading technological university with around 23,000 students from more than 100 nations.


Associate Project Partners