Growing tech firm chooses North East for new site
Growing tech firm chooses North East for new site
Growing tech firm chooses North East for new site

A radio frequency identification technology company, which originally spun out of Cambridge University and now works with some of the world’s largest retailers, has chosen the North East as the location of its new office.  PervasID will open a new base at NETPark, with plans to grow its team and skills both in the region […]

Filtronic launches into the future, securing a Strategic Partnership with SpaceX for Starlink constellation
Filtronic launches into the future, securing a Strategic Partnership with SpaceX for Starlink constellation
Filtronic launches into the future, securing a Strategic Partnership with SpaceX for Starlink constellation

Filtronic the leader in high-performance mmWave technologies, has today signed a Strategic Partnership and commercial agreement with SpaceX, a market leader in the low Earth Orbit market.  The Strategic Partnership includes the ongoing supply of Filtronic’s cutting-edge E-band Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA), alongside collaborative efforts in developing and delivering comparable products across multiple frequency bands […]

North East Investment Zone set to go live: £3 billion boost for the economy
North East Investment Zone set to go live: £3 billion boost for the economy
North East Investment Zone set to go live: £3 billion boost for the economy

Plans that will see up to 4,000 new jobs created and billions of pounds in investment for the North East are set to go live in April. With the key features of the Investment Zone now agreed, Government and the Combined Authority have published details of the North East Investment Zone’s key sites here. There […]

Sunderland TV and film studios to get government funding
Sunderland TV and film studios to get government funding
Sunderland TV and film studios to get government funding

A major TV and film studio complex is to be built in Sunderland after the government confirmed a devolution package for the north east of England. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced a “trailblazer” deal, which will eventually unlock up to £120m towards the development of Crown Works Studios. Fulwell Cain – a joint venture between Fulwell […]

Looking to the future of inward investment in the North East Mayoral Combined Authority
Looking to the future of inward investment in the North East Mayoral Combined Authority
Looking to the future of inward investment in the North East Mayoral Combined Authority

By Guy Currey, Director of Invest North East England As we begin the countdown to Christmas, Invest North East England marked the end of the year with a special event at the Catalyst on Newcastle Helix on Monday 04 December to brief partners and stakeholders about our upcoming move into the new North East Mayoral […]

Northumbria University announces £50m space skills, research and development centre set to transform the UK space industry
Northumbria University announces £50m space skills, research and development centre set to transform the UK space industry
Northumbria University announces £50m space skills, research and development centre set to transform the UK space industry

Investments from Lockheed Martin, the UK Space Agency and Northumbria University forge pathway for NESST’s global prominence. Northumbria University, Newcastle has secured a total of £50 million in funding to create a world-leading space skills, research and technology centre in the North East of England. Major funding awards that were confirmed today from the UK […]

The North East is gearing up for the future
The North East is gearing up for the future
The North East is gearing up for the future

The North East is gearing up for the future. It’s fast becoming a nexus of emerging industries, from robotics to electric vehicles.

New research centre will drive economic growth and sustainability
New research centre will drive economic growth and sustainability
New research centre will drive economic growth and sustainability

Newcastle University will lead a new £5m research initiative to help boost UK economic growth and address regional needs. The Northern Net Zero Accelerator – Energy Systems Integration for a Decarbonised Economy will make, collate and translate knowledge from research on net zero technologies, policy, energy and industrial systems. The project will deliver impact in partnership with […]