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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]