North East tech sector going from strength to strength
North East tech sector going from strength to strength

In recent years the North East’s Tech and Digital sector has certainly made waves across the globe and the region is looking to further stamp its mark on the sector. We have seen rapid growth in the sector and now have the fastest growing tech cluster outside of London. By 2020, it is estimated that […]

Countdown begins to opening of region’s £60m ‘building of the future’
Countdown begins to opening of region’s £60m ‘building of the future’

The countdown has begun to the official opening of Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building which is due to be completed August 2017. The state-of-the-art structure on Science Central will be the new home for the University’s School of Computing Science and its 1,395 staff and students. It is the second of the University’s buildings to […]

David Pattison, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England
Blog: North East is fast becoming a global hub for digital and VR
Blog: North East is fast becoming a global hub for digital and VR

I was recently fortunate enough to be invited to the VRTGO Conference, held at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead. Many of you may not be familiar with the conference, as it is relatively new to the increasing programme of digital and technology conferences in the North East, but it is fast becoming one […]

North Tyneside datacentre to bolster region’s exciting tech scene
North Tyneside datacentre to bolster region’s exciting tech scene

Noel Meaney, founder of Citadel100 Datacenters, euNetworks and Seafibre Networks, will open the UK’s largest purpose built datacentre in Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside, next month. The Stellium campus has the power, scale and flexibility to provide enterprise-level cloud infrastructure, dedicated and shared co-location services, and powered shell facilities that enable customers to configure the datacenter […]

Saggezza set for double digit growth
Saggezza set for double digit growth

A Sunderland software business is set for expansion after a series of contract wins means it needs to almost double its headcount. Saggezza based in the Sunderland Software Centre offers software technology solutions to a range of clients both nationally and internationally. The business, which currently employs 20 people in Sunderland, is now adding to […]

North Eastern entrepreneurs to tell their inspiring stories of success at a free to attend event Tech Talks
North Eastern entrepreneurs to tell their inspiring stories of success at a free to attend event Tech Talks

South Shields-born Neil Stephenson, who sold his technology business for a reported £65 million this year, is one of two high achieving digital entrepreneurs sharing the secrets of their success in free-to-attend Tech Talks. Neil will tell an audience from the technology-based community that opportunities to identify game-changing digital business propositions will continue to gather […]