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Up to 30 new roles for growing Sunderland digital business, Saggezza
Up to 30 new roles for growing Sunderland digital business, Saggezza
Up to 30 new roles for growing Sunderland digital business, Saggezza

Rapidly-expanding Saggezza, which provides software solutions for clients including a global private investment banks and a global credit card brand, will expand its employee base in Sunderland by some 50 per cent, after seeing global sales soar in 2019. The business completed a number of new partnership deals last year to aide its offer to clients and […]

Liebherr expands its Sunderland base
Transformation plan for abandoned waste site
Transformation plan for abandoned waste site

An abandoned waste site is to be transformed into use as a key manufacturing site after being bought by Sunderland City Council. The major regeneration scheme will see leading crane manufacturer Liebherr expanding its business into the former Alex Smiles waste site in Deptford. Liebherr Sunderland builds maritime cranes and cargo handling equipment from its […]

Jason Hobbs, CEO North East Fund
2019 SEES NORTH EAST FUND INVEST A FURTHER £20m IN LOCAL BUSINESSES
2019 SEES NORTH EAST FUND INVEST A FURTHER £20m IN LOCAL BUSINESSES

2019 has seen over 130 of the region’s businesses receive more than £20m of investment from the North East Fund, a £120m programme which provides finance to SMEs across Tyne & Wear, Northumberland and County Durham. Whilst the start of the year marked its first £10m investment milestone, the Fund has gone on to deliver […]

Building links in Ireland - David Pattison Blog
Blog: Building links in immersive tech in Ireland
Blog: Building links in immersive tech in Ireland

Those of us above 30 will probably remember the old Ferrero Rocher adverts on TV, where a nameless ambassador served them stacked high on a platter to various visiting dignitaries. Well, have you ever wondered if they really are on the Ambassadors shopping list? If so, I can confirm that they are, or at least […]

Jason Hobbs, CEO North East Fund
North East Fund helps fuel regional economic growth
North East Fund helps fuel regional economic growth

Jason Hobbs, CEO of the North East Fund explains the positive impact which funding can deliver especially for ambitious scale-up businesses… “Supporting and funding regional economic growth from start-up businesses to larger scale-up organisations has enabled the North East Fund to invest more than £30m so far in a diverse range of companies across seven […]

North East Based TPS Collaborate on Ground-breaking Project to Install a Smart Network of Rapid EV Charging Hubs
North East Based TPS Collaborate on Ground-breaking Project to Install a Smart Network of Rapid EV Charging Hubs
North East Based TPS Collaborate on Ground-breaking Project to Install a Smart Network of Rapid EV Charging Hubs

North-East of England based Turbo Power Systems Ltd (TPS) have announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership with Ricardo Energy & Environment, Western Power Distribution and Electricity North West, for the demonstration of a novel, smart DC network of rapid Electric Vehicle (EV) chargers as part of a funded program from the UK […]

Osbit seeks to drive offshore industry progress with knowledge sharing offering
Osbit seeks to drive offshore industry progress with knowledge sharing offering
Osbit seeks to drive offshore industry progress with knowledge sharing offering

Northumberland-based offshore engineering firm, Osbit, is sharing its specialist technical knowledge with clients and partners to improve the effectiveness of offshore operations in the global energy industry. ‘Osbit Insight’ is the offshore equipment supplier’s bespoke technical knowledge sharing and learning offering, designed to spread specialist knowledge through the global offshore energy supply chain. Leading global […]

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Invest North East England to unite with Northern regions for FinTech Connect – a major global event
Invest North East England to unite with Northern regions for FinTech Connect – a major global event

The four main regions in the North of England have announced they are to come together as part of a single presence at the FinTech Connect conference in London on 3-4 December 2019, an which is expected to attract over 6000 people. Greater Manchester, Leeds City Region, Liverpool City Region and North East England will […]