Digital Technologies Group join digital ecosystem on Newcastle Helix
Digital Technologies Group join digital ecosystem on Newcastle Helix
Digital Technologies Group join digital ecosystem on Newcastle Helix

Digital Technologies Group, a digital transformation company, who help businesses to transform productivity through digitalisation has opened a brand new office on Newcastle Helix. Headquartered in Scotland, Digital Technologies Group’s (DTG) mission is to help businesses and organisations transform their manufacturing productivity through enhanced digitalisation strategies. This expansion is part of their commitment to supporting […]

Jason Hobbs, CEO North East Fund
North East Fund hails strong SME resilience – £50m invested in 100 companies during 2020
North East Fund hails strong SME resilience – £50m invested in 100 companies during 2020

The North East Fund has announced that during 2020, it helped more than 100 regional companies to raise £50m of funding despite the coronavirus pandemic. Businesses across Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and County Durham received £20m of investment direct from the North East Fund which then helped them to secure a further £30m of finance […]

Left to right: Britishvolt CEO Orral Nadjari, Blyth Valley MP Ian Levy and Britishvolt founder and executive chairman Lars Carlstrom (Image: Britishvolt)
Britishvolt selects Blyth, Northumberland as the site of its first battery gigaplant
Britishvolt selects Blyth, Northumberland as the site of its first battery gigaplant

Britishvolt, the UK’s foremost investor in battery technologies, has selected a site in the North East of England to build the UK’s first battery gigaplant. The company has acquired exclusive rights to a site in Blyth Northumberland and intends to begin construction in Summer 2021. World-class lithium-ion batteries will be in production by the end […]

2020 A POSITIVE YEAR FOR AIRVIEW PARK DESPITE UK PANDEMIC IMPACT
2020 A POSITIVE YEAR FOR AIRVIEW PARK DESPITE UK PANDEMIC IMPACT
2020 A POSITIVE YEAR FOR AIRVIEW PARK DESPITE UK PANDEMIC IMPACT

With heightened uncertainty, new work-from-home guidelines for thousands of employees and restrictions temporarily halting work on construction sites nationwide, new commercial developments like Newcastle’s AirView Park could not have predicted the months (and year) ahead back at the start of 2020. Like other companies, Tynexe Commercial Ltd, the developers behind the 175,000 sq ft scheme […]

Pioneering biotech start-up, 3D Bio-Tissues, looking to tackle global donor tissue shortages joins growing life science cluster on Newcastle Helix
Pioneering biotech start-up, 3D Bio-Tissues, looking to tackle global donor tissue shortages joins growing life science cluster on Newcastle Helix
Pioneering biotech start-up, 3D Bio-Tissues, looking to tackle global donor tissue shortages joins growing life science cluster on Newcastle Helix

3D Bio-Tissues – a biotech start-up, whose technology aims to tackle cornea donor tissue shortages and speed up life-changing transplants worldwide, has moved into a specialist lab facility – The Biosphere on Newcastle Helix. 3D Bio-Tissues and their technology is the outcome of more than 20 years of pioneering research. They specialise in creating ‘bio-equivalent’ […]

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 […]