20 high potential technology companies from as far afield as Canada and Columbia are relocating to Gateshead to join a new accelerator programme, run by Ignite with support from Northstar Ventures.
International tech companies relocate to Gateshead
International tech companies relocate to Gateshead

20 high potential technology companies from as far afield as Canada and Columbia are relocating to Gateshead to join a new accelerator programme, run by Ignite with support from Northstar Ventures. Ignite has invested in more than 200 companies across the UK since launching in 2011, with North East success stories Moltin, SpecifiedBy and Leaf Grow […]

Invest North East England shines spotlight on gaming sector - Northern Exposure Sept 2019
Invest North East England shines spotlight on gaming sector
Invest North East England shines spotlight on gaming sector

THE North East’s vibrant gaming industry has been showcased to international visitors this week. Invest North East England welcomed an overseas delegation of experts to the region to learn about the thriving gaming sector and explore opportunities for expansion. The delegation of specialist gaming companies from Ireland, as well as representatives from the Department for […]

Sage moves to Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside
North East England outperforming most other areas of UK on inward investment job creation
North East England outperforming most other areas of UK on inward investment job creation

New figures released by the Department for International Trade show North East England is one of the most successful regions outside London in creating jobs from foreign direct investment. The latest figures show that in 2018/19 the North East created 125 jobs for every 100,000 people (working age population), placing it only behind London and […]

The Biosphere, Newcastle Helix
The Biosphere has been recognised for outstanding levels of support to companies in the life sciences sector
The Biosphere has been recognised for outstanding levels of support to companies in the life sciences sector

The Biosphere has been shortlisted for a ‘Best Sector Support’ award in the OBN Awards 2019. This is a broad ranging award that recognises outstanding levels of support or service to companies in the life sciences sector. OBN (UK) Ltd, is a membership organisation that supports the life science sector. These awards celebrate innovation and […]

Northern Exposure Event - September 2019
Northern Exposure: A meeting of games industry minds
Northern Exposure: A meeting of games industry minds

Northern Exposure, a B2B games conference produced by Secret Sauce, returns on Thursday 12th September and is guaranteed to be bigger and better than ever. This new one-day event will bring together industry experts from across the UK and Europe to discuss the business of games. Talks promise to be inspirational, thought-provoking, and explorative with […]

Digital Sector, North East England
EVENT: Cyber Security for manufacturing businesses
EVENT: Cyber Security for manufacturing businesses

Advance Northumberland, is supporting Northumberland’s largest Cyberfest Manufacturing event, as part of the wider #CyberFest North East programme.  This interactive event for Northumberland based businesses covers Cyber in a changing business environment including managing disruption caused by digital technology and the fallout of cyber as business models are changing. The event will be held at […]

THE BEAM, Sunderland - Quality City Centre Office Accommodation
Ocado to deliver 300 new Sunderland jobs
Ocado to deliver 300 new Sunderland jobs

Ocado, a world-leading e-commerce business is set to create up to 300 new jobs in Sunderland, after it was unveiled as the first occupier to take space on the former Vaux Brewery site. Ocado, ‘the world’s largest dedicated online grocery retailer’, has signed a 15-year deal to let the top two floors of THE BEAM, a flagship […]

A new technology centre of excellence developed by Pulsant has opened in Gateshead
HRH The Duke of York opens new technology centre in Gateshead
HRH The Duke of York opens new technology centre in Gateshead

A new technology centre of excellence in the North East of England has been officially opened by The Duke of York and local dignitaries. The site, developed by Pulsant, comprises offices and a security and network operations centre, located in Team Valley, Gateshead. HRH received a guided tour of the new facilities, meeting with key […]