In Conversation | North East England is leading the way to make the UK net zero by 2050
In Conversation | North East England is leading the way to make the UK net zero by 2050
In Conversation | North East England is leading the way to make the UK net zero by 2050

By Joanne Leng MBE, chief executive, NOF North East England has been at the very heart of industry and innovation for generations, led by a cluster of companies rich in engineering excellence and ingenuity, which is continuing as the UK makes the energy transition towards achieving net zero by 2050. Its enviable geography on the […]

Beyond frontiers – Exploring the market opportunity in space
Beyond frontiers – Exploring the market opportunity in space
Beyond frontiers – Exploring the market opportunity in space

By Michelle Duggan, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England The UK Space Opportunity The UK has a vibrant space economy built on renowned science and technology, along with leading manufacturing and operational capabilities.  There are highly innovative companies based in the UK that are part of an international space economy, with well-established global supply […]

Our tech sector is buzzing
Our tech sector is buzzing
Our tech sector is buzzing

The region’s booming tech sector is well set for a year of further expansion and success, according to several of its main players. At a recent board meeting of the advisory board of Dynamo, the region’s tech network, companies were reporting buoyant order books and the promise of plenty of work in the pipeline for […]

North East England’s tech sector is going from strength to strength
North East England’s tech sector is going from strength to strength
North East England’s tech sector is going from strength to strength

Blog | Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager With the world opening up a little more each month, it feels as though 2022 is going to be a good year for business growth and job creation in North East England. 2021 saw a number of global brands expanding into the region, with Just Eat, Amazon, Xplor, […]

How North East England’s offshore wind sector is helping the UK reach net zero
How North East England’s offshore wind sector is helping the UK reach net zero
How North East England’s offshore wind sector is helping the UK reach net zero

The recent COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow has really energised businesses and organisations to focus on carbon reduction and make solid commitments to reduce their carbon emissions and support the UK’s ambition to reach net zero by 2050. There was much news coverage during COP 26 highlighting successful low carbon projects taking […]

Global consulting firm growing rapidly in Newcastle city centre
Global consulting firm growing rapidly in Newcastle city centre
Global consulting firm growing rapidly in Newcastle city centre

Oliver Wyman is a global strategy consulting firm with offices in 60 cities across 31 countries. In 2018, the firm set up a new base for its data and analytics team in Newcastle city centre. Cate Kalson, Director, explains why the firm chose North East England for its latest expansion. Why did Oliver Wyman choose […]

In conversation with Paul Butler | Electrification and the opportunities it brings for North East England
In conversation with Paul Butler | Electrification and the opportunities it brings for North East England
In conversation with Paul Butler | Electrification and the opportunities it brings for North East England

In conversation with Paul Butler, Chief Executive of the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA), about the opportunities electrification offers businesses in North East England, and those looking to invest in the region. The automotive sector is of strategic importance in the North East and is expected to create more and better jobs for the region. […]

Blog | Why North East England is in the driving seat of the UK’s electrification revolution
Blog | Why North East England is in the driving seat of the UK’s electrification revolution
Blog | Why North East England is in the driving seat of the UK’s electrification revolution

By Guy Currey, Director of Invest North East England Everyone can remember buying their first car. Mine was a second hand rusty white Ford Fiesta and it did around 37 miles per gallon. Whilst it wasn’t the flashiest number, it got me from a to b (sometimes, not always). For a whole new generation, buying […]