Life science talent specialist RBW Consulting set to expand its thriving operation with new North East office
Life science talent specialist RBW Consulting set to expand its thriving operation with new North East office
Life science talent specialist RBW Consulting set to expand its thriving operation with new North East office

Life sciences talent and strategic consultancy, RBW Consulting, has today announced the opening of a new office in Newcastle city centre which will establish its presence in the North East of England and form part of its wider expansion strategy. RBW Consulting currently has two offices in the UK and a further three in the […]

Oral cancer drug developer LightOx joins Newcastle Helix eco-system
Oral cancer drug developer LightOx joins Newcastle Helix eco-system
Oral cancer drug developer LightOx joins Newcastle Helix eco-system

LightOx, a company developing new oral cancer treatments has announced its move to The Biosphere in Newcastle’s city centre. This specialist lab facility is part of the Newcastle Helix development and home to an increasing cluster of Life Science and related biotech companies. LightOx was established in Durham, UK in 2016 and incubated in Durham University […]

Global brand adds to North East England’s ‘northshoring’ success
Global brand adds to North East England’s ‘northshoring’ success
Global brand adds to North East England’s ‘northshoring’ success

North East England has welcomed another international company to the area, adding to the region’s reputation as one of the UK’s leading northshoring destinations. Global online food delivery company Just Eat recently announced it is creating 1,500 new customer service jobs in Sunderland, and it joins a long list of International companies who have already […]

New Space Enterprise Lab opens in County Durham
New Space Enterprise Lab opens in County Durham
New Space Enterprise Lab opens in County Durham

The Satellite Applications Catapult has opened one of its six brand new Space Enterprise Labs (SEL) in County Durham today. The Space Enterprise Lab, which will provide users with access to the latest collaborative technology, resources and expertise, has opened at the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence at NETPark in Sedgefield. The Space […]

New £50 million NETPark extension gets the green light
New £50 million NETPark extension gets the green light
New £50 million NETPark extension gets the green light

North East Technology Park (NETPark) – A flagship County Durham technology park is set for an extension significantly following a £50 million investment by Durham County Council, which will create over 1,200 jobs. Plans to expand the NETPark in Sedgefield, County Durham, have been given the go ahead by the Council’s Cabinet, which has agreed […]

Orbit – Durham University’s new Enterprise Zone – opens its doors at NETPark
Orbit – Durham University’s new Enterprise Zone – opens its doors at NETPark
Orbit – Durham University’s new Enterprise Zone – opens its doors at NETPark

Orbit, a new business accommodation space hosted by Durham University, has opened a new facility in NETPark, one of the UK’s leading science and technology parks. Orbit will provide flexible office space as well as tailored support and industry-specific guidance for science and technology SMEs and university spin-outs in the North East. Offering a variety […]

“NETPark is the exemplar of collaboration & innovation in the UK” says Secretary of State for BEIS
“NETPark is the exemplar of collaboration & innovation in the UK” says Secretary of State for BEIS
“NETPark is the exemplar of collaboration & innovation in the UK” says Secretary of State for BEIS

Yesterday (28th July), Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) visited the North East Technology Park, NETPark, in Sedgefield, an exciting new ecosystem for high-value technology and advanced manufacturing. Paul Howell, MP for Sedgefield accompanied the BEIS minister on today’s whistle-stop tour of one of the UK’s premier science, engineering […]

North East health and life sciences sector leads the way in global COVID response
North East health and life sciences sector leads the way in global COVID response
North East health and life sciences sector leads the way in global COVID response

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has praised the region’s health and life sciences sector for its vital work in the global effort against Covid-19. The health and life sciences community is home to 150 businesses across the region. Its strengths include an advanced manufacturing cluster, contributing significantly to the global pharmaceutical industry, and […]