Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
North East England leads growth in offshore wind sector
North East England leads growth in offshore wind sector

A recent report by The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” are needed to prevent increasing levels of global warming. There are many factors that contribute to climate change but our current energy supply is one of the biggest. Today, renewable energy sources […]

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BLOG: From London to North East England; Why the UK continues to be a good place to invest
BLOG: From London to North East England; Why the UK continues to be a good place to invest

As the saying goes, it’s ‘as safe as houses’, and for investors and property developers, the UK continues to be a good place to invest. And it’s not just London that’s seeing the impact of this. Major cites and key employment sites across the country are all benefitting from UK and foreign investment in a […]

Why industry 4.0 signals a huge opportunity for inward investment in the UK
Why industry 4.0 signals a huge opportunity for inward investment in the UK

The UK is recognised across the world as the birthplace of the first industrial revolution. Innovations in manufacturing, transportation and communication saw our economy thrive. From the birth of the railways to the invention of new machinery, the manufacturing industry we know today would not be possible without the innovations of the past. Fast forward […]

Smulders Yard
Why the UK is poised to lead the future of offshore energy
Why the UK is poised to lead the future of offshore energy

Whilst many of us associate trips to the seaside with ice cream and sandcastles, for me, the sight of open ocean and stretching coastlines means one thing – offshore energy. Here in the UK, offshore energy is one of our fastest growing sectors. As a country we are still heavily reliant on fossil fuels but […]

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Guest Blog: Joanne Leng MBE, Deputy Chief Executive at NOF Energy, talks about the North East Energy Sector
Guest Blog: Joanne Leng MBE, Deputy Chief Executive at NOF Energy, talks about the North East Energy Sector

In our latest guest blog, Joanne Leng MBE, Deputy Chief Executive of NOF Energy talks about the North East’s energy sector and why the region is a great asset for the global energy industry. Most people agree that the only constant in all our lives is change and this could not be further from the […]

Digital Union
BLOG: Invest North East England is proud to support Generator’s Digital Union
BLOG: Invest North East England is proud to support Generator’s Digital Union

We’re blessed with an excellent range of support agencies in the region and the digital and tech sector is very well served. We rely upon organisations like Digital Union to support our work in attracting investors to the region and the team are always incredibly supportive. It’s important we have a good understanding of the sector […]

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New Blog: Why culture and quality of life is good for business
New Blog: Why culture and quality of life is good for business

In our latest blog, Director of Invest North East England, Guy Currey talks about why quality of life is a major factor for businesses attracting talent Imagine you’ve just landed your dream job. It’s the role you’ve always wanted and the pinnacle of your career to date. Now imagine the job is in a city […]

Digital Catapult
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 Manager 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 […]