BLOG: The North East & Tees Valley Immersive Lab launches
BLOG: The North East & Tees Valley Immersive Lab launches

In our latest guest blog, Jenny Lang, Programme Engagement Manger at Digital Catapult North East & Tees Valley (NETV) speaks about the recent launch of the North East & Tees Valley (NETV) Immersive Lab, in Gateshead and the growing tech sector in North East England. The Launch It’s been an exciting few months at Digital Catapult […]

Blog: How the North East is supporting the national drive to make the UK the place to live, work and invest.
Blog: How the North East is supporting the national drive to make the UK the place to live, work and invest.

According to the Department for International Trade (DIT), the UK is the number one place for foreign direct investment (FDI) in Europe. It’s no surprise when you consider the skills base available and the types of industries being invested in, many of which are thriving. Take advanced manufacturing, automotive and offshore energy – three areas […]

The Importance of Foreign Direct Investment to the UK economy
The Importance of Foreign Direct Investment to the UK economy

In his latest blog, Guy Currey, Director of Invest North East England speaks about the importance of foreign direct investment (FDI) in to the UK With the potential consequences of Brexit on the UK economy still far from certain, and in particular Brexit’s impact on the flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the UK, […]

Guest Blog: With Nick Atkinson, Director of HTA Real Estate Ltd
Guest Blog: With Nick Atkinson, Director of HTA Real Estate Ltd

Our latest guest blog is with Nick Atkinson. Director of HTA Real Estate Ltd.   Nick has been involved with many of the region’s largest industrial developments such as Radial 64 in Washington, Teeslink at Wynyard Park and the region’s largest speculative development, Drum Park in Chester le Street. He has experience in dealing with Brownfield […]

How the North East is playing its role in offshore energy
How the North East is playing its role in offshore energy

The Energy sector is one of great importance for North East England, with three rivers and three strategic Ports (Ports of Tyne, Blyth and Sunderland), an abundance of existing energy businesses, key assets and development land the region is going from strength to strength in this sector. Invest North East England is the inward investment agency for the […]

Thinking Digital highlights the importance of digital innovation within all sectors
Thinking Digital highlights the importance of digital innovation within all sectors

Last week I attended Thinking Digital Newcastle. Now in its tenth year, the conference brings together a large crowd and a stellar group of speakers; from company CEOs, entrepreneurs, scientists and artists, the conference draws on all things ’digital’ and how innovation and breaking boundaries is what we all should aspire to. In a room […]

Showcasing our region’s outsourcing opportunities
Showcasing our region’s outsourcing opportunities

Next week, we’re off to showcase the North East as the prime location for shared services and outsourcing firms looking for a UK base.  We’re part of a Northern Powerhouse partnership attending the 17th European Shared Services and Outsourcing Week, a key event in the sector’s international events calendar. The acclaimed three-day event in Manchester’s […]

BLOG: We’re all in this together
BLOG: We’re all in this together

This week, we’ve had an excellent few days hosting a senior delegation from the Department of International Trade (DIT), responsible for the Tech and Digital sector. The 14 visitors, from across the country, all have key roles in increasing the size of the sector in the UK, by attracting new investment and supporting existing businesses […]

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