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 […]

ACCORD
500 jobs to be created by Accord Healthcare at its new Fawdon Pharmaceutical Factory
500 jobs to be created by Accord Healthcare at its new Fawdon Pharmaceutical Factory

Accord Healthcare held the official opening of its Fawdon factory today (25.01.2018), with business leaders and local politicians attending the state-of-the-art pharmaceutical facility. The factory will employ up to 500 staff at peak, predominately from the local community. The 22-acre factory was formally opened by Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North, Catherine McKinnell.  Also […]

National Innovation Centre, Newcastle Helix
New £50m national innovation centre given go-ahead
New £50m national innovation centre given go-ahead

Permission has been granted for a major new development which will link up university academic talent with industry and the public sector to help develop skills needed to solve real world problems.  The £50m national innovation centre, on Science Central will bring together businesses, academics and the public to support the research and development of […]

Life Sciences Sector, North East England
Newcastle Chosen as relocation base by Neuroscience Experts
Newcastle Chosen as relocation base by Neuroscience Experts

Leading provider of expertise in neuroscience, Neurexpert Limited, has joined the growing life science hub in the North East after relocating the company’s core services to Newcastle. Neurexpert Ltd has chosen Newcastle as its new UK headquarters, and are collaborating with Newcastle University to expand its services; providing essential functional and mechanistic data to aid […]

Construction starts on the new £7.4m ‘Explorer’ development at NETPark, County Durham
Construction starts on the new £7.4m ‘Explorer’ development at NETPark, County Durham

THE NEXT phase in ambitious plans to attract more high-tech, fast growing companies to one of the country’s leading science parks gets underway today. Local dignitaries and business leaders will be among those at a special ground breaking ceremony at the North East Technology Park (NETPark) in Sedgefield, County Durham, for the new £7.4m ‘Explorer’ […]