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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, […]

Phonovation expands to Gateshead
Ireland’s largest interactive SMS and voice services company, Phonovation, expands to Gateshead
Ireland’s largest interactive SMS and voice services company, Phonovation, expands to Gateshead

Headquartered in Dublin, with an office in London, Phonovation provides solutions for high profile clients such as Vodafone, Three and Payzone. The company develops award winning software and processes in excess of 200 million international calls and text messages every year. However, being located in Ireland alongside Facebook and Apple, it found that quality developers […]

Digital Catapult North East & Tees Valley Immersive Lab
BLOG: The North East & Tees Valley Immersive Lab launches
BLOG: The North East & Tees Valley Immersive Lab launches

In our latest guest blog, Jenny Lang, Programme Engagement Manager at Digital Catapult North East & Tees Valley (NETV) speaks about the recent launch of the North East & Tees Valley (NETV) Immersive Lab, in Gateshead and the growing tech sector in North East England. The Launch It’s been an exciting few months at Digital Catapult […]

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Newcastle named as a top UK smart city
Newcastle named as a top UK smart city

Newcastle is the fastest growing region outside of London for digital and technology employment, according to the second UK Smart Cities Index. “We’re extremely proud to be included and recognised in this year’s Huawei Smart Cities Index, as it shows the scale of progress we have made over the past 18 months”   Professor Mark […]