Digital Sector, North East England
EVENT: Cyber Security for manufacturing businesses
EVENT: Cyber Security for manufacturing businesses

Advance Northumberland, is supporting Northumberland’s largest Cyberfest Manufacturing event, as part of the wider #CyberFest North East programme.  This interactive event for Northumberland based businesses covers Cyber in a changing business environment including managing disruption caused by digital technology and the fallout of cyber as business models are changing. The event will be held at […]

Sunderland battery manufacturer Hyperdrive Innovation has expanded making the largest dedicated battery manufacturing facility in the UK outside of OEM's
Hyperdrive Innovation expands in Sunderland as it grows globally
Hyperdrive Innovation expands in Sunderland as it grows globally

Battery manufacturer Hyperdrive Innovation expands in Sunderland and has doubled the size of its production facility by taking over the whole of its base at the Future Technology Centre building next to Turbine Business Park. The expansion makes it the largest dedicated battery manufacturing facility in the UK outside of original equipment manufacturers such as […]

Plans approved for multi-million pound business park development
Plans approved for multi-million pound business park development

Planning consent has been given for a new multi-million pound business park which could see the creation of more than 2,500 jobs in County Durham As a first phase, Durham County Council is funding the construction of seven speculative units (comprising 155,000 sq ft) at Jade Business Park, next to the A19 and Dalton Park, […]

Nissan Sunderland Plant produces 10 million cars
Ten millionth vehicle built at Nissan Sunderland Plant
Ten millionth vehicle built at Nissan Sunderland Plant

Nissan Sunderland Plant is celebrating another record breaking milestone as the ten millionth vehicle rolls of the production line. It has taken the plant 33 years to reach the ten million mark – making it the fastest car factory in the UK to the landmark figure. It also means that, on average, a new car has […]

Newcastle International Airport
Lufthansa announces direct service between Newcastle and Munich
Lufthansa announces direct service between Newcastle and Munich

Lufthansa has strengthened its commitment to the UK market with a new direct flight from Newcastle International Airport (NCL) to Munich International Airport (MUC), available to book on lufthansa.com from today (19 June 2019). Commencing operations from February 3rd 2020, the Airbus A319 aircraft will fly six times weekly between the two cities and provide […]

News Story - North East-based, Connected Energy, a world-leading innovator of site-integrated energy storage solutions, has secured a £5 million investment to realise ambitious growth plans on a global stage.
North East’s Connected Energy received multi million pound investment from global giants.
North East’s Connected Energy received multi million pound investment from global giants.

North East-based, Connected Energy, a world-leading innovator of site-integrated energy storage solutions, has secured a £5 million investment to realise ambitious growth plans on a global stage. The significant investment, made by Sumitomo Corporation, ENGIE and Macquarie Group, will provide the Newcastle company with a platform to deliver its next phase of international growth having […]

Eco-friendly train maker Vivarail increases workforce ahead of schedule thanks to a skilled workforce in County Durham
Eco-friendly train maker Vivarail increases workforce ahead of schedule
Eco-friendly train maker Vivarail increases workforce ahead of schedule

Vivarail, the manufacturer of eco-friendly passenger trains, has accelerated expansion of its site in County Durham and turned it into its national research and development centre, creating new jobs faster than expected. It opened the new plant at the Spectrum Business Park, Seaham, in December 2017 to complement its main site at Long Marston, near […]

International Advanced Manufacturing Park Sunderland.South Tyneside April 2019
Innovation boost for IAMP
Innovation boost for IAMP

PLANS to establish a transformational advanced manufacturing innovation facility at the heart of the £400m International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP) have received a major boost today (Thursday 21 March). The announcement is a green light from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) for the consortium behind the Centre for Sustainable Advanced Manufacturing (CeSAM) to bid for […]