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Invest Newcastle to showcase the region’s life sciences and digital strengths in Japan
Invest Newcastle to showcase the region’s life sciences and digital strengths in Japan

Invest Newcastle is attending BioJapan as part of a UK delegation led by MedCity and supported by the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA). BioJapan will be held in Pacifico Yokohama, Japan from October 9-11th and is Asia’s premier partnering event for the global biotechnology industry.  It plays an important role in facilitating business opportunities with […]

Sage moves to Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside
North East England outperforming most other areas of UK on inward investment job creation
North East England outperforming most other areas of UK on inward investment job creation

New figures released by the Department for International Trade show North East England is one of the most successful regions outside London in creating jobs from foreign direct investment. The latest figures show that in 2018/19 the North East created 125 jobs for every 100,000 people (working age population), placing it only behind London and […]

The Biosphere, Newcastle Helix
The Biosphere has been recognised for outstanding levels of support to companies in the life sciences sector
The Biosphere has been recognised for outstanding levels of support to companies in the life sciences sector

The Biosphere has been shortlisted for a ‘Best Sector Support’ award in the OBN Awards 2019. This is a broad ranging award that recognises outstanding levels of support or service to companies in the life sciences sector. OBN (UK) Ltd, is a membership organisation that supports the life science sector. These awards celebrate innovation and […]

Biosignatures
Biosignatures raises £3.5m to develop revolutionary diagnostic  technology
Biosignatures raises £3.5m to develop revolutionary diagnostic  technology

Newcastle based Biosignatures has raised £3.5m led by ADV to transform the lives of millions  of people by diagnosing serious medical conditions earlier than ever before.    Biosignatures​ discovers new blood tests.​ ​The company has developed a machine  learning system which, alongside its powerful sample measurement system, is a  disruptive and dramatically cost-effective step forward […]

Newcastle International Airport
Lufthansa announces direct service between Newcastle and Munich
Lufthansa announces direct service between Newcastle and Munich

Lufthansa has strengthened its commitment to the UK market with a new direct flight from Newcastle International Airport (NCL) to Munich International Airport (MUC), available to book on lufthansa.com from today (19 June 2019). Commencing operations from February 3rd 2020, the Airbus A319 aircraft will fly six times weekly between the two cities and provide […]

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 […]

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 […]

New route from Newcastle International Airport - London City launched
New London City route launched from Newcastle International Airport
New London City route launched from Newcastle International Airport

The first flight of a brand new service from Newcastle International Airport into the heart of central London has taken off today (7th Jan 2019).  The inaugural flight from the North East’s largest airport to London City departed this morning taking just over an hour to reach the capital. The flight, which is operated Flybe’s […]