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Software firm, Infotel UK, aims to double workforce as part of £1million investment
Software firm, Infotel UK, aims to double workforce as part of £1million investment

Infotel UK Consulting (Infotel UK), a software firm based in North Shields, aims to double in size with a £1million investment in new offices and recruitment. Infotel UK started operating in 2015, delivering custom-made software and applications that help businesses improve their operations. The company aims to take advantage of increasing interest in its services […]

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Duke of Cambridge opens PROTO – Europe’s first dedicated centre for emerging tech
Duke of Cambridge opens PROTO – Europe’s first dedicated centre for emerging tech

As part of the Great Exhibition of the North, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge officially opened PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre during his trip to the region on Friday (7th Sept). Located in Baltic Quarter, Gateshead, PROTO is an £8 million-pound, state-of-the-art research and development facility (R&D) for organisations to test and create […]

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Setting the benchmark for Smart Cities
Setting the benchmark for Smart Cities

A new report provides the UK’s first overview of how digital technologies are creating the country’s smartest city. Vision and principles Newcastle’s System of Systems was commissioned by Newcastle City Futures, a project led by Newcastle University which brings together academics, local government, businesses communities  and charities. The report identifies what the city is already […]

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Newcastle Startup Week is back for 2019 and is coming to Gateshead
Newcastle Startup Week is back for 2019 and is coming to Gateshead

Following another successful event in May, the annual Newcastle Startup Week festival will return for a third time in 2019 on both sides of the Tyne. As in previous years, the five-day entrepreneurship and innovation festival will begin on Monday 13 May with Day 1 (‘Inspiration Day’) at The Boiler Shop on Stephenson Quarter in […]

Newcastle to be a leading Smart City in the UK
Newcastle to be UK’s leading ‘smart city’
Newcastle to be UK’s leading ‘smart city’

Bold plans to transform Newcastle into a smart city have been given the go-ahead by Newcastle City Council. The council aims to lead the digital revolution and become a major player in the digital world. The city has the fasting growing digital sector outside of London and attracts entrepreneurs, innovators, start-ups and global players. The […]

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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 IT jobs created in move to Aykley Heads
New IT jobs created in move to Aykley Heads

A fast-growing business and IT firm is making a move to new premises in an area set to play a key role in creating thousands of jobs for County Durham. Waterstons is moving to Durham County Council-owned Northumbria House at Aykley Heads in Durham City. The council recently announced its ambitions to attract more than […]

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Online training company lands in Newcastle
Online training company lands in Newcastle

An international online training company has chosen Newcastle as its UK headquarters and has already announced plans for a five-day sustainable food supply chains conference in the city. Sarras Academies produces learning experiences for professionals – from mentoring with world-leading experts through to short online courses. The company currently operates within the food and agribusiness, […]