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One Region, One Sector, One Statement

The North East is home to a Creative Digital and Tech sector which is truly thriving. One of the most productive and fastest-developing in the UK, the sector’s rapid rise is a source of great pride for us in the region. There have been many resources produced by a variety of organisations describing parts of […]

One Trinity Green, South Shields is becoming an offshore hub for global businesses
South Tyneside Offshore Sector Hub Attracting Global Businesses
South Tyneside Offshore Sector Hub Attracting Global Businesses

South Tyneside is raising its profile with international businesses thanks to the emergence of a growing offshore ‘hub’ within the borough. One Trinity Green, in South Shields, has seen the growth of a number of offshore businesses taking advantage of its mixed workspace and services as well as utilising the borough’s strong strategic location to […]

Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
North East England joins ‘Golden Triangle’ as important hub for UK’s booming health and life sciences sector
North East England joins ‘Golden Triangle’ as important hub for UK’s booming health and life sciences sector

Our latest blog by Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England, discusses the region’s life science sector The Office for National Statistics published a report in 2018 that projected a quarter of the UK’s population would be 65 and older by 2066. Five million of those would be over the age of 85. As a […]

Newcastle based, Frank Recruitment Group opens a new office in Munich as part of its global expansion strategy
Frank Recruitment Group continues expansion — opens new office in Munich
Frank Recruitment Group continues expansion — opens new office in Munich

Award-winning niche IT recruitment firm Frank Recruitment Group has today announced the next stage of its global expansion strategy, with a workspace in Munich joining the long list of office locations the business has recently opened. After launching seven offices in the last year, Frank Recruitment Group announces plans for further growth and has identified Munich, […]

International Advanced Manufacturing Park Sunderland.South Tyneside April 2019
Innovation boost for IAMP
Innovation boost for IAMP

PLANS to establish a transformational advanced manufacturing innovation facility at the heart of the £400m International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP) have received a major boost today (Thursday 21 March). The announcement is a green light from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) for the consortium behind the Centre for Sustainable Advanced Manufacturing (CeSAM) to bid for […]

David Pattison, Inward Investment Manager Blog: discussing how industry is embracing immersive technology
From Pokémon Go to the factory floor. How industry is embracing immersive technology
From Pokémon Go to the factory floor. How industry is embracing immersive technology

Our latest blog by Inward Investment Manager, David Pattison, looks at how industry is embracing immersive technologies I always find it fascinating how quickly new technologies become commonplace in our lives. We’ve gone from turning the pages of a magazine to swiping on a tablet and buying CDs to streaming music online. The pace at […]

Ribbon cutting outside the new photonics centre:
CPI Officially Launches National Healthcare Photonics Centre
CPI Officially Launches National Healthcare Photonics Centre

CPI Officially Launches National Healthcare Photonics Centre to Develop Next Generation Light-Based Treatments. Allowing CPI to create a number of jobs, the centre will help SMEs drive forward innovative products and services at reduced risk and with increased capital efficiencies, while supporting large companies to undertake more disruptive innovation in the healthcare market. As well […]

Metec UK exceeds turnover of £8m in third year
METEC UK Cathodic Protection set to exceed £8 million turnover in third year
METEC UK Cathodic Protection set to exceed £8 million turnover in third year

South Tyneside firm Metec Cathodic Protection (UK) is set to achieve more than £8 million turnover and increase staff numbers following a range of international contracts secured in the ship build/repair, ports and harbours, offshore renewable and oil and gas sectors. The firm employs 37 staff, including 15 jobs saved following the closure of a […]