Elmtronics CEO Dan Martin (right) and Technical Director Anthony Piggott with one of the recharging units at their Business Durham base in Consett, County Durham.
EV charging firm, Elmtronics sparks £1.5m investment to develop UK network
EV charging firm, Elmtronics sparks £1.5m investment to develop UK network

An award-winning electric vehicle (EV) charging company, Elmtronics is set to step up the roll-out of charging points across the country after securing a £1.5m investment. Elmtronics, which is based in Consett and is the UK’s leading independent provider of charging points, has raised the funding from the North East Venture Fund (NEVF), which is supported by […]

PROTO - The Emerging Technology Centre, Gateshead - specilaising in Immersive Technlogy, VR and AR
The immersive tech sector in North East England recognised as being internationally significant as it grows and welcomes new entrants
The immersive tech sector in North East England recognised as being internationally significant as it grows and welcomes new entrants

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has recognised the national and international significance of the immersive tech cluster in North East England.  Next month, DIT and Invest North East England (INEE) will host an online event to promote the region’s immersive tech sector, aimed at boosting inward investment in the area. International immersive tech companies […]

County Durham business and IT consultancy firm, Waterstons joins government approved cyber security list
County Durham business and IT consultancy firm, Waterstons joins government approved cyber security list
County Durham business and IT consultancy firm, Waterstons joins government approved cyber security list

Business and IT consultancy Waterstons has joined an exclusive list of Government approved cyber security providers. As a ‘Certified Cyber Security Consultancy’, Waterstons now has certified proof that the services it delivers to clients in the areas of risk assessment and risk management, meet the National Cyber Security Centre’s standard for high quality, tailored cyber […]

PORT OF TYNE LAUNCHES TYNE CLEAN ENERGY PARK TO BOOST NORTH EAST’S RENEWABLES INFRASTRUCTURE
PORT OF TYNE LAUNCHES TYNE CLEAN ENERGY PARK TO BOOST NORTH EAST’S RENEWABLES INFRASTRUCTURE

North East’s ‘most versatile’ clean energy park provides a unique co-location opportunity for the renewables sector with unrestricted, 24/7 marine access Port of Tyne is using the Offshore Wind North East conference as the forum to launch its latest commercial venture, a new green energy park for the north east region.  Tyne Clean Energy Park […]

Life Sciences Sector, North East England
North East to benefit from onshoring in chemical and pharmaceutical sectors
North East to benefit from onshoring in chemical and pharmaceutical sectors

International trade experts believe the North East is set for a major economic boost from onshoring trends. Companies within the chemical and pharmaceutical sectors are reportedly seeking to bring supply chains and production back to the UK as a result of increased levels of uncertainty in international trade. According to OCO Global and Invest North […]

Digital Sector North East England
Mobile apps specialist mkodo celebrates exceptional growth in Newcastle
Mobile apps specialist mkodo celebrates exceptional growth in Newcastle

Digital product expert mkodo has grown its Newcastle team by 700% since establishing in the city in 2016 with 10 new team members joining during the lockdown period. mkodo, who delivers apps and digital products for mobile, online and retail environments in the betting, gaming and lottery sectors, has grown its local team from four […]

Tyne Bridge, River Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Comment: North East England successful in bid to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) projects which will support inward investment in to the region
Comment: North East England successful in bid to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) projects which will support inward investment in to the region

By Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England I am thrilled with this week’s announcement that the North East has been successful in its bid to the Department for International Trade (DIT) to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) documents which will support inward investment opportunities in to our region. 19 new HPOs have been […]

Port of Sunderland Logo - Energy Gateway North East England
Work completes on multi-million pound port expansion
Work completes on multi-million pound port expansion

Port of Sunderland is ensuring it is well positioned to attract future investment, after work on a multi-million-pound expansion programme was completed this week. The Port of Sunderland – which was bolstered by an £8.2millon investment after areas of its estate were granted Enterprise Zone (EZ) status in 2017 – has undergone a major improvement-programme to its East Shore […]