New core Defra hub announced for Newcastle upon Tyne
New core Defra hub announced for Newcastle upon Tyne
New core Defra hub announced for Newcastle upon Tyne

Job opportunities in the North East of England will increase and new hub will provide strong corporate leadership for local staff. Defra has announced a new core hub office in Newcastle upon Tyne, boosting job opportunities and increasing the department’s presence in the North East of England. Newcastle was selected due to its skilled and […]

In conversation with Rachel Chambers, Chief Operating Officer of Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres – North East, at Newcastle University
In conversation with Rachel Chambers, Chief Operating Officer of Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres – North East, at Newcastle University
In conversation with Rachel Chambers, Chief Operating Officer of Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres – North East, at Newcastle University

Rachel Chambers, Chief Operating Officer of Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres (DER-IC) speaks to Invest North East England about the programme and how it provides a UK network of open access facilities, growing world class design, manufacturing, test and validation capabilities; and work with industrial partners to develop UK supply chains, accelerating delivery of […]

Durham City Incubator (DCI) – County Durham start-ups eye growth through accelerator programme
Durham City Incubator (DCI) – County Durham start-ups eye growth through accelerator programme
Durham City Incubator (DCI) – County Durham start-ups eye growth through accelerator programme

A group of eight entrepreneurs are set to benefit from an incubator programme designed to accelerate the growth of fledgling businesses in County Durham. Durham City Incubator (DCI) was launched in 2018 as a joint programme between Durham University, New College Durham and Business Durham, as part of a wider drive to grow the Durham […]

UK Space Agency Support For MAC SciTech, A Revolutionary Life Support Technology
UK Space Agency Support For MAC SciTech, A Revolutionary Life Support Technology
UK Space Agency Support For MAC SciTech, A Revolutionary Life Support Technology

An innovative South Tyneside consultancy is shooting for the stars after receiving support from the UK Space Agency to enable it to develop its revolutionary life support technology. MAC SciTech has developed an out-of-this-world carbon dioxide processing system for space exploration which it hopes will rival technology being trialled by NASA. Six months ago, the […]

Newcastle named UK’s smartest city in global Smart City Index
Newcastle named UK’s smartest city in global Smart City Index
Newcastle named UK’s smartest city in global Smart City Index

Newcastle has been named as the highest UK city and ahead of some of the world’s best-known cities in the global Smart City Index. The ranking measures how the lives of communities are improved by smart technology. Climbing two places from last year’s index ranking to 21st, Newcastle has usurped both London and Manchester to […]

Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.
Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.
Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.

By Michelle Duggan, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England Last month, I watched the Department for International Trade’s (DIT), Global Investment Summit with keen interest.  As an Inward Investment professional, I welcome any opportunity that brings together global business leaders with the very best of innovation and capability in UK industries, but what really […]

Global digital consultancy, Monstarlab, to invest in a UK hub in the North creating up to 100 jobs in Newcastle
Global digital consultancy, Monstarlab, to invest in a UK hub in the North creating up to 100 jobs in Newcastle
Global digital consultancy, Monstarlab, to invest in a UK hub in the North creating up to 100 jobs in Newcastle

As part of ambitious growth plans for the UK, a global digital consultancy has chosen Newcastle as its second UK base. Established in Tokyo in 2006, Monstarlab plans to create up to 100 new tech roles by 2024. With an office in London already, the company will expand its work in the UK market with a new hub in the North East, strengthening their UK footprint and showing their commitment to the region. This global […]

PragmatIC Semiconductor secures $80 million funding
PragmatIC Semiconductor secures $80 million funding
PragmatIC Semiconductor secures $80 million funding

New investment supports second FlexLogIC fab to meet soaring demand for flexible chips PragmatIC Semiconductor, a world leader in flexible electronics, is proud to announce that it has secured $80 million of Series C funding. This scale-up investment will be used to build a second FlexLogIC® fab in the North East of England, to meet the […]