The Catalyst, Newcastle Helix - July 2020
New data science skills support clean tech innovator with their growth plans
New data science skills support clean tech innovator with their growth plans

Working with the National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD), Clean Tech innovator Connected Energy have embedded new data science skills into their organisation, helping to deliver more efficient battery storage for their customers.  As a business their data accumulation was rising rapidly, with systems currently producing around 7 million data points every day from second […]

Newcastle Helix
Newcastle Helix: A global hub for COVID-19 innovations and solutions
Newcastle Helix: A global hub for COVID-19 innovations and solutions

Newcastle Helix is a unique partnership between Newcastle City Council, Legal & General and Newcastle University.  Businesses, researchers, and scientists based on this 24-acre development have been innovating and collaborating to support the global fight against COVID-19. Not only to combat the immediate impacts but preparing cities and regions for our post covid world. Both […]

Ubisoft, Games Studio, Video Games - Newcastle
Leading video games company to boost Newcastle studio
Leading video games company to boost Newcastle studio

Ubisoft Reflections secures expanded lease for its Newcastle based AAA games development studio. Despite lockdown, Ubisoft Reflections will take a 10-year lease of the second floor of Partnership House in Gosforth totalling 14,370 sq. ft.  Property consultants Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) and Knight Frank acted on behalf of landlord, Newcastle City Council while Ubisoft Reflections […]

PROTO - The Emerging Technology Centre, Gateshead - specilaising in Immersive Technlogy, VR and AR
How immersive technology is changing how we do business during the coronavirus pandemic
How immersive technology is changing how we do business during the coronavirus pandemic

Having recently started as the Inward Investment Manager at Invest North East England, I, like a lot of people in the UK, and across the world, have spent the last few months working from home. (In fact, I’ve not actually been to my new workplace yet!) Physical meetings have been replaced with zoom calls, conferences […]

The Lumen, new office building in Newcastle Upon Tyne
The Lumen – New building lights up Newcastle Helix
The Lumen – New building lights up Newcastle Helix

A landmark city centre office building is open for business. Now complete, The Lumen offers 106,000 sq. ft of grade A office space and is surrounded by the innovative community on Newcastle Helix.   The word ‘Lumen’ represents a light quarter and a vision that the building will spark innovation, ideas, and discoveries through connections. […]

NETPark, County Durham Premier Science and Innovation Park in North East England
National recognition for Business Durham and NETPark on R&D
National recognition for Business Durham and NETPark on R&D

A new report from a national organisation shaping Government policy on research and development (R&D) has highlighted NETPark and Business Durham as an excellent example of local leadership. The Power of Place report was published by the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) this week and is designed to feed into the Government’s ‘levelling up’ […]

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One Region, One Sector, One Statement
One Region, One Sector, One Statement

Generator and Digital Union are pleased to present the second edition of One Region, One Sector, One Statement, produced in partnership with leading organisations Sunderland Software City, Dynamo North East, JUMP, Invest North East England, Tech Nation, Tech North East and Middlesbrough Digital. The reception we received from the first edition of One Region, One […]

Sarah Slaven Interim Managing Director of Business Durham
Business Durham to lead the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence
Business Durham to lead the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence

Business Durham has been appointed to lead the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence until March 2022, having successfully delivered support to the sector since 2014.  The Satellite Applications Catapult and the UK Space Agency, which funds the centre, today confirmed that Business Durham, the economic development arm of Durham County Council, will lead […]