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 […]

North East businesses and experts come together to support net zero ambitions
North East businesses and experts come together to support net zero ambitions
North East businesses and experts come together to support net zero ambitions

Last week, key figures from across Newcastle, Gateshead, and the wider region, gathered for a one-day conference to tackle the climate change crisis, and discuss how the region can work together to reach its net zero ambitions.  This event was hosted by Invest Newcastle in partnership with global tech consultancy Thoughtworks and marketing and communications consultancy, Streets Consulting. It was held at The Catalyst on Newcastle Helix, a hub of […]

COP26: LYNEMOUTH POWER STATION PART OF GLOBAL COALITION LAUNCHING THE ‘GLASGOW DECLARATION ON SUSTAINABLE BIOENERGY’
COP26: LYNEMOUTH POWER STATION PART OF GLOBAL COALITION LAUNCHING THE ‘GLASGOW DECLARATION ON SUSTAINABLE BIOENERGY’
COP26: LYNEMOUTH POWER STATION PART OF GLOBAL COALITION LAUNCHING THE ‘GLASGOW DECLARATION ON SUSTAINABLE BIOENERGY’

Northumberland’s Lynemouth Power Station has joined other leading organisations from the global bioenergy industry in launching the ‘Glasgow Declaration on Sustainable Bioenergy’ during COP26. The signed declaration outlines the indispensable role that bioenergy will play in net zero ambitions agreed by the international community during the summit, a conclusion backed up by independent analysis from […]

North East Fund making electrifying progress
North East Fund making electrifying progress
North East Fund making electrifying progress

The North East Fund is a £120m investment programme available to SMEs across Durham, Northumberland and Tyne and Wear. Businesses relocating to the area may also be eligible. There are five funds – each with a different investment focus to suit the needs of businesses depending on the sector in which they operate and their […]

FARADAY INSTITUTION OPENS NORTH EAST REGIONAL OFFICE IN NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
FARADAY INSTITUTION OPENS NORTH EAST REGIONAL OFFICE IN NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
FARADAY INSTITUTION OPENS NORTH EAST REGIONAL OFFICE IN NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY

Recognising the importance of the North East region as a burgeoning centre of battery research, innovation, skills and production, the Faraday Institution today opened a regional office in the city of Newcastle. Known as Faraday Institution North East (FINE), the office will be based in Newcastle University and led by Professor Colin Herron CBE and […]

In conversation with Paul Butler | Electrification and the opportunities it brings for North East England
In conversation with Paul Butler | Electrification and the opportunities it brings for North East England
In conversation with Paul Butler | Electrification and the opportunities it brings for North East England

In conversation with Paul Butler, Chief Executive of the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA), about the opportunities electrification offers businesses in North East England, and those looking to invest in the region. The automotive sector is of strategic importance in the North East and is expected to create more and better jobs for the region. […]

Blog | Why North East England is in the driving seat of the UK’s electrification revolution
Blog | Why North East England is in the driving seat of the UK’s electrification revolution
Blog | Why North East England is in the driving seat of the UK’s electrification revolution

By Guy Currey, Director of Invest North East England Everyone can remember buying their first car. Mine was a second hand rusty white Ford Fiesta and it did around 37 miles per gallon. Whilst it wasn’t the flashiest number, it got me from a to b (sometimes, not always). For a whole new generation, buying […]

In conversation | How the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero
In conversation | How the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero
In conversation | How the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero

Dr Henry Kippin, MD of the North of Tyne Combined Authority, and Professor Jane Robinson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Engagement and Place at Newcastle University, on how the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero. Last week  Britishvolt broke ground on the 95 hectare site in Blyth, Northumberland, earmarked for the […]