NETPark infrastructure upright
Road to success for £12.6m NETPark expansion
Road to success for £12.6m NETPark expansion

WORK has begun on infrastructure works which will form a key part of major expansion plans at NETPark, a premier North East science park. Dignitaries from Durham County Council and the North East LEP were among those who gathered today to mark the construction of the 1km road, which will access a further 26 acres […]

digital skills summit 2017, Sunderland Software Centre
North East Digital Skills Summit sees over 650 hours of support to promote digital skills
North East Digital Skills Summit sees over 650 hours of support to promote digital skills

On 20th June 2017 over 100 industry leaders, educators and policy makers attended the Digital Skills Summit at the Sunderland Software Centre with the purpose of tackling the digital skills problem head on. The event saw speakers from the Depart of Culture Media and Sport, the National University of Singapore, the North East Local Enterprise […]

Businesses Flock to Salvus House
Businesses Flock to Salvus House

A FLAGSHIP £3.4m Durham City office space and business incubator unit is celebrating attracting growing and industry leading businesses to its bespoke accommodation. Just six months after it opened, Salvus House at Aykley Heads is now home to firms in the engineering, communications and digital design industries. Salvus House is a multi-award winning office building […]

Digital Skills Summit to Address Tech Skills Gap
Digital Skills Summit to Address Tech Skills Gap

Sunderland Software City is working in collaboration with education pressure group The Education Foundation to host the first Digital Skills Summit in Sunderland on the 20th June. The summit will bring together key representatives from the tech industry, education and policy makers to discuss, debate and action the main priorities for tackling the digital skills […]

Tech Talent at Sunderland Recruitment Event
Tech Talent at Sunderland Recruitment Event

On 25th May the North East’s biggest tech recruitment fair, Tech Talent, returned to the Sunderland Software Centre. Ran by Sunderland Software City, the organisation enabling the growth of the software sector in the North East of England, Tech Talent attracted job seekers eager to discover career opportunities and meet with representatives from 50 of […]

Accenture
Accenture Expands in Cobalt Park, North Tyneside
Accenture Expands in Cobalt Park, North Tyneside

Accenture plans to hire 60 people for its Newcastle operations by the end of its 2017 fiscal year, on Aug. 31, and is currently recruiting for the new roles, which will be based at its offices in the Cobalt Park.  The new positions, in the company’s Technology and Consulting workforces, will range from entry-level to […]

BLOG: We’re all in this together
BLOG: We’re all in this together

This week, we’ve had an excellent few days hosting a senior delegation from the Department of International Trade (DIT), responsible for the Tech and Digital sector. The 14 visitors, from across the country, all have key roles in increasing the size of the sector in the UK, by attracting new investment and supporting existing businesses […]

Newcastle Uni Cyber Security
Newcastle University recognised as a national leader in cyber research
Newcastle University recognised as a national leader in cyber research

Newcastle University has reaffirmed its position as one of the UK’s leading centres for cyber security research after being named a Centre of Excellence by Government. Led by the University’s world-leading School of Computing Science, the announcement is a renewal of Newcastle’s Centre of Excellence status, making it a key player in the Government’s National […]