Tech superstars to boost offshore wind industry in North East England
Tech superstars to boost offshore wind industry in North East England
Tech superstars to boost offshore wind industry in North East England

Eight UK companies have secured a spot in Launch Academy North East, a Cleantech Offshore Renewables Accelerator programme from the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult for the North East of England. The successful companies – Hyserve Marine, Walker Subsea, Pharos Offshore, Three60 Mapping, PWG Connections, Pipeflex Systems, Seismic Space, and INEX Microtechnology – took part […]

JDR’s £130m sub-sea cable facility in Cambois, Northumberland on track for construction to start summer 2022
JDR’s £130m sub-sea cable facility in Cambois, Northumberland on track for construction to start summer 2022
JDR’s £130m sub-sea cable facility in Cambois, Northumberland on track for construction to start summer 2022

JDR Cable Systems (JDR), the global subsea cable and umbilical supplier and servicer, part of the TFK Group, has reached final agreement under the UK government’s Offshore Wind Manufacturing Scheme (OWMIS) on financial support for its new state-of-the-art subsea cable manufacturing facility in Cambois, near Blyth, Northumberland. The agreement means JDR is on track to begin construction in summer […]

EV specialists, Turntide Technologies secures funding to further scale its North East operation
EV specialists, Turntide Technologies secures funding to further scale its North East operation
EV specialists, Turntide Technologies secures funding to further scale its North East operation

Turntide Technologies, a developer of breakthrough electrification and sustainable operations technologies, has announced it has secured $80 million in equity funding, valuing the company over $1 billion, making it one of a handful of climate tech companies to achieve unicorn status in the first half of 2022. The funding will enable the company, which has […]

New training centre of excellence for oil and gas industry personnel opens in Newcastle
New training centre of excellence for oil and gas industry personnel opens in Newcastle
New training centre of excellence for oil and gas industry personnel opens in Newcastle

A new centre for well control training has opened in North East England to train drilling personnel in the oil and gas industry. It will be the only UK centre offering regularly scheduled IWCF-approved Drilling and Well Control training outside of Aberdeen. AIS Survivex, part of the 3t Energy Group, has invested in a dedicated […]

Expansion into the Manufacturing Zone for Tyne and Wear Marine following acquisition
Expansion into the Manufacturing Zone for Tyne and Wear Marine following acquisition
Expansion into the Manufacturing Zone for Tyne and Wear Marine following acquisition

An innovative marine engineering company has relocated to a larger premises in South Tyneside to meet growing demand for its services, following the acquisition of another company to expand its range of capabilities. Established in 2015, Tyne and Wear Marine Limited offers a complete marine service, from safety boats, commercial vessels and custom fabrication and […]

CPI establishes presence at Newcastle’s Helix quarter 
CPI establishes presence at Newcastle’s Helix quarter 
CPI establishes presence at Newcastle’s Helix quarter 

Following its move to new premises in Newcastle, independent innovation organisation CPI is looking to collaborate and support the commercialisation of deep tech innovations that solve healthcare and sustainability challenges. CPI has moved into The Catalyst building on Newcastle Helix, a ground-breaking 24-acre city centre development that brings together industry leaders, businesses, and top researchers […]

In Conversation | North East England is leading the way to make the UK net zero by 2050
In Conversation | North East England is leading the way to make the UK net zero by 2050
In Conversation | North East England is leading the way to make the UK net zero by 2050

By Joanne Leng MBE, chief executive, NOF North East England has been at the very heart of industry and innovation for generations, led by a cluster of companies rich in engineering excellence and ingenuity, which is continuing as the UK makes the energy transition towards achieving net zero by 2050. Its enviable geography on the […]

North East LEP investment aims to grow region’s battery sector
North East LEP investment aims to grow region’s battery sector
North East LEP investment aims to grow region’s battery sector

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership has awarded more than £90k through its Project Development Accelerator Fund to expand the work of a new partnership aimed at growing the North East’s battery sector. The North East Battery Alliance (NEBA), which is led by Newcastle University, aims to build on the North East’s existing strengths in electrification, […]