“NETPark is the exemplar of collaboration & innovation in the UK” says Secretary of State for BEIS
“NETPark is the exemplar of collaboration & innovation in the UK” says Secretary of State for BEIS
“NETPark is the exemplar of collaboration & innovation in the UK” says Secretary of State for BEIS

Yesterday (28th July), Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) visited the North East Technology Park, NETPark, in Sedgefield, an exciting new ecosystem for high-value technology and advanced manufacturing. Paul Howell, MP for Sedgefield accompanied the BEIS minister on today’s whistle-stop tour of one of the UK’s premier science, engineering […]

Planning permission approved for Britishvolt’s gigaplant in Northumberland and helps the UK on the road to electrification
Planning permission approved for Britishvolt’s gigaplant in Northumberland and helps the UK on the road to electrification
Planning permission approved for Britishvolt’s gigaplant in Northumberland and helps the UK on the road to electrification

Britishvolt, the UK’s foremost investor in lithium-ion battery cell technologies and associated R&D, is thrilled to announce that it has been granted planning permission to construct its first full-scale lithium-ion Gigaplant facility in Northumberland. The news represents a major milestone for the company on its quest to assist vehicle OEMs on their roadmap to electrification. […]

North East space sector jobs take off
North East space sector jobs take off
North East space sector jobs take off

A new report by the UK Space Agency has highlighted that the North East’s thriving space sector has led to a jobs boost in the region. The recent ‘Size and Health of the UK Space Industry’ report revealed the number of people employed in the space sector in the North East is up 12% to over 1,000. […]

Turntide Technologies Acquires Electric Vehicle Component Developer AVID Technology
Turntide Technologies Acquires Electric Vehicle Component Developer AVID Technology
Turntide Technologies Acquires Electric Vehicle Component Developer AVID Technology

Turntide Technologies, the company responsible for the Smart Motor SystemTM, has announced the acquisition of UK-based AVID Technology Limited, a cleantech engineering firm that designs and manufactures electrified powertrain components and systems for heavy-duty and high-performance electric (EV) and hybrid vehicles (HEV). The acquisition helps Turntide decarbonise the transportation sector and offers a high-performance alternative to the […]

COUNTY DURHAM BASED WATERSTONS SCALES UP CYBER SECURITY SERVICES
COUNTY DURHAM BASED WATERSTONS SCALES UP CYBER SECURITY SERVICES
COUNTY DURHAM BASED WATERSTONS SCALES UP CYBER SECURITY SERVICES

Waterstons is taking its Managed Cyber Security Services to the next level, with a global 24/7 Security Operations Centre certified by an internationally renowned cyber security certification body. The 24/7 Security Operations Centre (SOC) is set to provide Waterstons clients in the UK and Australia with comprehensive cyber security support through vulnerability management, threat intelligence, […]

DSTL latest to join Helix ecosystem
DSTL latest to join Helix ecosystem
DSTL latest to join Helix ecosystem

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) is creating a new unit based at the National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD) in Newcastle. Around 15 new staff will be recruited to work at the unit which is due to open in late 2021. The NICD seeks to address the shortage of data analytics skills in […]

Cybersecurity company, Healthymity, makes Sunderland base for fast-growth start-up
Cybersecurity company, Healthymity, makes Sunderland base for fast-growth start-up
Cybersecurity company, Healthymity, makes Sunderland base for fast-growth start-up

A world-renowned cyber security expert has built a base in Sunderland, and is targeting rapid expansion that will see his business create 10 new jobs this year.  Dr Igor Kotsiuba, who relocated to the North East from Ukraine under a Global Talent Visa, has launched Healthymity Limited, which aims to support AI and decision-making in […]

PLANS FOR PHASE TWO DEVELOPMENT SUBMITTED BY AIRVIEW PARK
PLANS FOR PHASE TWO DEVELOPMENT SUBMITTED BY AIRVIEW PARK
PLANS FOR PHASE TWO DEVELOPMENT SUBMITTED BY AIRVIEW PARK

Plans to construct a new multi-million pound office scheme for North East companies to launch, scale-up or take advantage of global trade and export links have been submitted to Newcastle City Council by Tynexe Commercial Ltd, developers of AirView Park. The application, which will become phase two of AirView Park next to Newcastle International Airport, […]