Cyber Security Apprenticeship Academy opens in Sedgefield
Cyber Security Apprenticeship Academy opens in Sedgefield
Cyber Security Apprenticeship Academy opens in Sedgefield

A world leader in protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats, Tekgem (UK) Limited will open the UK’s first industrial cyber security apprenticeship academy this year.  The academy will be based out of Tekgem’s UK head office at The North East Technology Park (NETPark) in Sedgefield and take on an initial five apprentices, and double this […]

Durham City Incubator backs its seventh round of start-ups
Durham City Incubator backs its seventh round of start-ups
Durham City Incubator backs its seventh round of start-ups

Seven County Durham entrepreneurs are set to benefit from a hugely successful six-month accelerator programme which will help them launch their businesses. Durham City Incubator (DCI) is designed to help entrepreneurs to launch start-ups with high growth potential, as well as ambitious local businesses that have been trading for under 12 months. It is a […]

Newcastle United Foundation partners with Yoyotech open new esports arena
Newcastle United Foundation partners with Yoyotech open new esports arena
Newcastle United Foundation partners with Yoyotech open new esports arena

A new state-of-the-art esports arena has arrived in Newcastle. The £8 million facility is part of the Newcastle United Foundation’s exciting NUCASTLE community hub. The esports arena will play an important role in Newcastle College’s new esports study programme, the first in the North East, that launches this September in collaboration with the Newcastle United […]

Expansion into the Manufacturing Zone for Tyne and Wear Marine following acquisition
Expansion into the Manufacturing Zone for Tyne and Wear Marine following acquisition
Expansion into the Manufacturing Zone for Tyne and Wear Marine following acquisition

An innovative marine engineering company has relocated to a larger premises in South Tyneside to meet growing demand for its services, following the acquisition of another company to expand its range of capabilities. Established in 2015, Tyne and Wear Marine Limited offers a complete marine service, from safety boats, commercial vessels and custom fabrication and […]

Tech network Dynamo North East joins Sunderland Software City
Tech network Dynamo North East joins Sunderland Software City
Tech network Dynamo North East joins Sunderland Software City

Two of the North East’s best-known tech sector support organisations are set to join forces, creating new opportunities and accelerating the growth of the region’s digital technology economy. Sunderland Software City and Dynamo – the Newcastle-based, industry-led tech and digital business network – are joining together to deliver industry-specific business support and significantly increase coordinated […]

Pfizer to Acquire ReViral and Its Respiratory Syncytial Virus Therapeutic Candidates
Pfizer to Acquire ReViral and Its Respiratory Syncytial Virus Therapeutic Candidates
Pfizer to Acquire ReViral and Its Respiratory Syncytial Virus Therapeutic Candidates

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and ReViral Ltd. announced today that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Pfizer will acquire ReViral, a privately held, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing novel antiviral therapeutics that target respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Albert Bourla, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pfizer said: “At […]

Saietta Group, a green engineering firm, expands to Sunderland
Saietta Group, a green engineering firm, expands to Sunderland
Saietta Group, a green engineering firm, expands to Sunderland

Saietta Group, an AIM-listed green engineering firm is expanding into Sunderland and on-shoring from China, after securing a facility in Houghton-le-Spring. Saietta Group, a UK based global business that specialises in the design, development and supply of electric powertrains, has signed a lease on the former ZF site in Rainton Bridge, in a move that […]

North East England to develop 3 year FinTech strategy
North East England to develop 3 year FinTech strategy
North East England to develop 3 year FinTech strategy

Whitecap Consulting, the regional strategy consultancy, is collaborating with key regional stakeholders across the public, private and higher education sectors on an expansion plan for growth and jobs in the North East FinTech sector. The project follows an independent national strategic review which identified the Newcastle and Durham area as one of the top ten […]