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 […]

A&P Tyne and Cammell Laird delivering units for Type 26 Anti-Submarine Vessels
A&P Tyne and Cammell Laird delivering units for Type 26 Anti-Submarine Vessels
A&P Tyne and Cammell Laird delivering units for Type 26 Anti-Submarine Vessels

A&P and Cammell Laird have been awarded contracts by BAE Systems to build units for the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Frigates. The advanced anti-submarine warfare vessels are being constructed at BAE Systems’ site in Govan, Scotland, but will incorporate units built by both A&P and Cammell Laird. A&P Tyne – which boasts the largest fabrication […]

Major Sunderland film studio plans revealed
Major Sunderland film studio plans revealed
Major Sunderland film studio plans revealed

Sunderland-born founder of global production company unveils plans for film studios, creating one of Europe’s largest facilities, bringing 8,450 jobs. FulwellCain Studios, a joint venture between global entertainment company Fulwell 73 and Cain International, has today announced plans for Crown Works Studios in Sunderland, which will be one of the largest filmmaking complexes in Europe, […]

Riverside Sunderland buildings are making their mark in the city
Riverside Sunderland buildings are making their mark in the city
Riverside Sunderland buildings are making their mark in the city

Two new build office buildings that will change the face of Sunderland city centre have ‘topped out’ with a traditional ceremony.  Maker and Faber, two new offices on Riverside Sunderland backed by Legal & General, will create 150,000 sq ft of Grade A space for professional services firms, as well as exciting retailers on the […]

A major new festival Tech NExt will celebrate region’s tech sector
A major new festival Tech NExt will celebrate region’s tech sector
A major new festival Tech NExt will celebrate region’s tech sector

Tech NExt – a MAJOR new regional festival to promote and celebrate the north east’s growing tech sector has been launched. Organised by regional tech network Dynamo and its partner Sunderland Software City, Tech NExt Festival will be held throughout the north east from June 19-23 this summer. The festival has already received the backing […]

North East England Works
North East England Works
North East England Works

Passengers visiting Newcastle International Airport this year will be greeted with a bold new advertising campaign celebrating why the North East is a great place to work, learn, live, visit and invest. The new campaign – North East England Works – has been developed by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) in partnership with Invest North East […]