Scientists discover link between genetics and failure of joint replacements
Scientists discover link between genetics and failure of joint replacements
Scientists discover link between genetics and failure of joint replacements

Scientists from leading biotech company ExplantLab in Newcastle (UK) have discovered a genetic link to explain why some patients develop pain and early failure of joint replacements. In what is a world first, the research published by ExplantLab in leading biomedical research journal Nature Communications Medicine (24 June), could transform the way orthopaedic surgery is […]

Powering the Electrification Revolution
Powering the Electrification Revolution
Powering the Electrification Revolution

Driven by generations of expertise in engineering and high value manufacturing, the North East is widely recognised as the premier location for Electrification in the UK. Home to Europe’s first electric gigafactory and with recent investments from Britishvolt, Nissan and Turntide Technologies totalling over £3.75bn, the North East is rapidly emerging as the UK leader […]

Tech superstars to boost offshore wind industry in North East England
Tech superstars to boost offshore wind industry in North East England
Tech superstars to boost offshore wind industry in North East England

Eight UK companies have secured a spot in Launch Academy North East, a Cleantech Offshore Renewables Accelerator programme from the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult for the North East of England. The successful companies – Hyserve Marine, Walker Subsea, Pharos Offshore, Three60 Mapping, PWG Connections, Pipeflex Systems, Seismic Space, and INEX Microtechnology – took part […]

JDR’s £130m sub-sea cable facility in Cambois, Northumberland on track for construction to start summer 2022
JDR’s £130m sub-sea cable facility in Cambois, Northumberland on track for construction to start summer 2022
JDR’s £130m sub-sea cable facility in Cambois, Northumberland on track for construction to start summer 2022

JDR Cable Systems (JDR), the global subsea cable and umbilical supplier and servicer, part of the TFK Group, has reached final agreement under the UK government’s Offshore Wind Manufacturing Scheme (OWMIS) on financial support for its new state-of-the-art subsea cable manufacturing facility in Cambois, near Blyth, Northumberland. The agreement means JDR is on track to begin construction in summer […]

North East based consortium successfully completes UK’s first autonomous HGV pilot
North East based consortium successfully completes UK’s first autonomous HGV pilot
North East based consortium successfully completes UK’s first autonomous HGV pilot

The pioneering 5G Connected and Automated Logistics (5G CAL) pilot has succeeded in its mission to prove the potential of next generation technology in overcoming barriers for a more efficient future for last mile logistics. Becoming the first in the UK to prove the delivery of zero emission automated logistics, the 5G CAL pilot is […]

Britishvolt signs collaboration agreements to power up the UK’s battery skills agenda
Britishvolt signs collaboration agreements to power up the UK’s battery skills agenda
Britishvolt signs collaboration agreements to power up the UK’s battery skills agenda

Northumberland College, part of Education Partnership North East, has signed a groundbreaking apprenticeship agreement with battery pioneer Britishvolt to provide skills training to some of the 3,000 people who will work at the company’s huge new gigaplant.  Work has already started on the Britishvolt site at Cambois, turning former coal yards at the old Blyth […]

EV specialists, Turntide Technologies secures funding to further scale its North East operation
EV specialists, Turntide Technologies secures funding to further scale its North East operation
EV specialists, Turntide Technologies secures funding to further scale its North East operation

Turntide Technologies, a developer of breakthrough electrification and sustainable operations technologies, has announced it has secured $80 million in equity funding, valuing the company over $1 billion, making it one of a handful of climate tech companies to achieve unicorn status in the first half of 2022. The funding will enable the company, which has […]

North East Design experts, Rediviva, create on-street EV charging solution
North East Design experts, Rediviva, create on-street EV charging solution
North East Design experts, Rediviva, create on-street EV charging solution

Rediviva , a North East company has created an innovative on-street electric vehicle charging solution, following a record-breaking year for EV car sales. Rediviva Ltd, a research, design and development company, explores alternative technology that will lead to cleaner energy and a low carbon future, including charging solutions to increase the adoption of zero emission […]