North East based consortium successfully completes UK’s first autonomous HGV pilot
North East based consortium successfully completes UK’s first autonomous HGV pilot
North East based consortium successfully completes UK’s first autonomous HGV pilot

The pioneering 5G Connected and Automated Logistics (5G CAL) pilot has succeeded in its mission to prove the potential of next generation technology in overcoming barriers for a more efficient future for last mile logistics. Becoming the first in the UK to prove the delivery of zero emission automated logistics, the 5G CAL pilot is […]

Ambitious global technology consultancy, Credera, chooses Newcastle creating 200 new jobs 
Ambitious global technology consultancy, Credera, chooses Newcastle creating 200 new jobs 
Ambitious global technology consultancy, Credera, chooses Newcastle creating 200 new jobs 

Invest Newcastle has announced a further 200 brand new, high-tech jobs for Newcastle.  Part of Newcastle Gateshead Initiative, Invest Newcastle has been working with global technology and management consultancy Credera since last autumn on establishing a presence in Newcastle. Today’s announcement further cements Newcastle’s position as a leading UK tech hub and yet another international […]

Trials of UK’s first zero emission automated logistics HGV taking place in the North East
Trials of UK’s first zero emission automated logistics HGV taking place in the North East
Trials of UK’s first zero emission automated logistics HGV taking place in the North East

The revolutionary 5G Connected and Automated Logistics (CAL) project progresses with autonomous driving testing of the UK’s first automated 40 tonne truck, powered by 5G, at Vantec in Sunderland. Following the announcement of the onboarding of Terberg as a partner earlier this year, and the arrival of the updated autonomous and electric tractor unit in […]

North East Tech Sector is showcased to International Trade and investment Specialists
North East Tech Sector is showcased to International Trade and investment Specialists
North East Tech Sector is showcased to International Trade and investment Specialists

A delegation of international trade and investment experts is heading home today ready to spread the word about the North East’s impressive investment opportunities in the digital and immersive technology sector. Representatives from the Department of International Trade (DIT) from countries across the world, including the USA, India, Denmark and Ireland, explored the North East […]

In Conversation | Prof. Paul Watson, Director, National Innovation Centre for Data
In Conversation | Prof. Paul Watson, Director, National Innovation Centre for Data
In Conversation | Prof. Paul Watson, Director, National Innovation Centre for Data

Our next ‘In Conversation’ is with Prof Paul Watson, Director, National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD).  The NICD helps organisations learn new data skills, supporting them to gain an insight from their data enabling them to become more productive. The North East has one of the most creative and exciting digital technology clusters outside of London. It is […]

Cyber Security Apprenticeship Academy opens in Sedgefield
Cyber Security Apprenticeship Academy opens in Sedgefield
Cyber Security Apprenticeship Academy opens in Sedgefield

A world leader in protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats, Tekgem (UK) Limited will open the UK’s first industrial cyber security apprenticeship academy this year.  The academy will be based out of Tekgem’s UK head office at The North East Technology Park (NETPark) in Sedgefield and take on an initial five apprentices, and double this […]

Newcastle United Foundation partners with Yoyotech open new esports arena
Newcastle United Foundation partners with Yoyotech open new esports arena
Newcastle United Foundation partners with Yoyotech open new esports arena

A new state-of-the-art esports arena has arrived in Newcastle. The £8 million facility is part of the Newcastle United Foundation’s exciting NUCASTLE community hub. The esports arena will play an important role in Newcastle College’s new esports study programme, the first in the North East, that launches this September in collaboration with the Newcastle United […]

Tech network Dynamo North East joins Sunderland Software City
Tech network Dynamo North East joins Sunderland Software City
Tech network Dynamo North East joins Sunderland Software City

Two of the North East’s best-known tech sector support organisations are set to join forces, creating new opportunities and accelerating the growth of the region’s digital technology economy. Sunderland Software City and Dynamo – the Newcastle-based, industry-led tech and digital business network – are joining together to deliver industry-specific business support and significantly increase coordinated […]