VRTGO conference 2017
Invest North East England takes VRTGO 2017 to an international audience
Invest North East England takes VRTGO 2017 to an international audience

The North East’s thriving immersive technology sector will be showcased at a major conference. VRTGO 2017 is a Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) event that will bring together experts, business leaders, investors, creatives and developers. Invest North East England (INEE) is among the key sponsors of VRTGO 2017, which takes place in Gateshead […]

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Invest North East England sponsors TIGA Games Industry Awards
Invest North East England sponsors TIGA Games Industry Awards

North East England’s vibrant gaming sector will be highlighted at a top industry awards ceremony.  TIGA is Europe’s largest network of independent games developers and publishers. Its flagship event is the annual TIGA Awards ceremony. Invest North East England (INEE) is a silver sponsor of this year’s awards, which take place in London on November […]

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New national innovation centre to put UK at forefront of big data
New national innovation centre to put UK at forefront of big data

A new £30m National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD) aims to see the next Google or Facebook started in the UK and help the country capitalise on a potential £40bn a year boost to the economy.  The centre, whose funding has today been confirmed by Minister for Digital Matt Hancock, aims to link up leading […]

VRTGO conference 2017
EVENT: VRTGO 2017 – 2nd November
EVENT: VRTGO 2017 – 2nd November

Now in its 4th year, the VRTGO 2017 Conference and Expo is a specialist VR and AR event – with an audience of VR decision makers, developers, innovation managers, press, as well as those looking to buy VR solutions. There is over 300 people from 103 different organisations attended and over 30 companies exhibiting and […]

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Business minister visits NETPark’s global tech leaders
Business minister visits NETPark’s global tech leaders

A GOVERNMENT minister heard how the North East is leading the way in the global security and printable electronics sectors when he visited two companies at the North East Technology Park (NETPark), in County Durham. Lord Prior of Brampton, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Business and Industrial Strategy, visited two of the […]

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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 […]