Life Sciences in North East England
Unique new fund announced to protect Intellectual Property of Health and Life Sciences businesses in the North East
Unique new fund announced to protect Intellectual Property of Health and Life Sciences businesses in the North East

A unique new fund aimed at protecting the intellectual property of high value health and life sciences businesses in the North East has been announced by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP).  The COVID-19 Patent Protection Scheme is a £300,000 grant fund designed to support high-value proposition (pre-commercial) health and life science […]

Newcastle Helix
Newcastle Helix: A global hub for COVID-19 innovations and solutions
Newcastle Helix: A global hub for COVID-19 innovations and solutions

Newcastle Helix is a unique partnership between Newcastle City Council, Legal & General and Newcastle University.  Businesses, researchers, and scientists based on this 24-acre development have been innovating and collaborating to support the global fight against COVID-19. Not only to combat the immediate impacts but preparing cities and regions for our post covid world. Both […]

Professor Anne Dickinson, from Alcyomics
Funding boost for Life Science companies based at The Biosphere, Newcastle
Funding boost for Life Science companies based at The Biosphere, Newcastle

A Newcastle-based pre-clinical service provider has been awarded Innovate UK grant to support the global fight against COVID-19.   Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency has awarded Alcyomics, £50,000 to carry out critical scientific support in the production of a vaccine for Covid-19.   They are one of three businesses that are based in The […]

National Innovation Centre for Data - Newcastle
National Innovation Centre for Ageing partner with global EdTech company to launch new caregiving app in the UK
National Innovation Centre for Ageing partner with global EdTech company to launch new caregiving app in the UK

Based on Newcastle Helix, The UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) has partnered with a global EdTech company to launch a new digital training program for employers. By bringing together complementary skills, expertise, and intelligence, they have been able to bring a new product to the UK market that will foster a culture of […]

The Lumen, new office building in Newcastle Upon Tyne
The Lumen – New building lights up Newcastle Helix
The Lumen – New building lights up Newcastle Helix

A landmark city centre office building is open for business. Now complete, The Lumen offers 106,000 sq. ft of grade A office space and is surrounded by the innovative community on Newcastle Helix.   The word ‘Lumen’ represents a light quarter and a vision that the building will spark innovation, ideas, and discoveries through connections. […]

NETPark, County Durham Premier Science and Innovation Park in North East England
National recognition for Business Durham and NETPark on R&D
National recognition for Business Durham and NETPark on R&D

A new report from a national organisation shaping Government policy on research and development (R&D) has highlighted NETPark and Business Durham as an excellent example of local leadership. The Power of Place report was published by the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) this week and is designed to feed into the Government’s ‘levelling up’ […]

AirView Park, a new, airport-connected business park scheme to launch soon
AirView Park, a new airport-connected business park scheme to launch soon
AirView Park, a new airport-connected business park scheme to launch soon

Land, regeneration and property developer, Tynexe Commercial Ltd, is looking for entrepreneurs, business owners and leaders from all industries to pull together, collaborate and help investment in the North East come back bigger, better and stronger despite the public health crisis having an effect on companies across most sectors. Having temporarily paused work at AirView […]

Masterplan of the new Campus for Ageing and Vitality announced in April 2020
Plans announced for the new Campus for Ageing and Vitality in Newcastle
Plans announced for the new Campus for Ageing and Vitality in Newcastle

National architecture practice, GSSArchitecture, have been appointed by Newcastle University to develop the sitewide masterplan for a new build, mixed-use urban development located in the centre of Newcastle. The multi-million-pound development, known as the Campus for Ageing and Vitality (CAV), will be situated on a 29-acre brown-field former hospital site and will encompass a range […]