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Sunderland battery manufacturer Hyperdrive Innovation has expanded making the largest dedicated battery manufacturing facility in the UK outside of OEM's
Hyperdrive Innovation expands in Sunderland as it grows globally
Hyperdrive Innovation expands in Sunderland as it grows globally

Battery manufacturer Hyperdrive Innovation expands in Sunderland and has doubled the size of its production facility by taking over the whole of its base at the Future Technology Centre building next to Turbine Business Park. The expansion makes it the largest dedicated battery manufacturing facility in the UK outside of original equipment manufacturers such as […]

Atom Bank, County Durham
North East England joins Manchester and Leeds as Northern Powerhouse fintech capital
North East England joins Manchester and Leeds as Northern Powerhouse fintech capital

As I sat down to write this blog, I asked myself, ‘when was the last time I went into a bank?’ The answer? Well it’s been a long time. The reason is I do nearly all of my banking online, like many of us. From paying bills, managing my accounts, even applying for a mortgage, […]

A new maritime hub dedicated to research and development for the maritime sector has officially opened in at Port of Tyne, South Shields today
UK’s first Maritime innovation hub officially opens at Port of Tyne
UK’s first Maritime innovation hub officially opens at Port of Tyne

A new hub dedicated to research and development for the maritime sector has officially opened in at Port of Tyne, South Shields today A new partnership has been announced between a number of organisations including Port of Tyne, PD Ports, Nissan, Connected Places Catapult, Accenture, Royal HaskoningDHV and Ubisoft to create the UK’s first Maritime […]

Plans approved for multi-million pound business park development
Plans approved for multi-million pound business park development

Planning consent has been given for a new multi-million pound business park which could see the creation of more than 2,500 jobs in County Durham As a first phase, Durham County Council is funding the construction of seven speculative units (comprising 155,000 sq ft) at Jade Business Park, next to the A19 and Dalton Park, […]

Sage moves to Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside
Sage announces £40m investment in major new hub in the North East
Sage announces £40m investment in major new hub in the North East

Sage the market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announces that it will invest £40m in the North East of England in the next three years, creating an improved experience for colleagues, customers and partners, and strengthened technology and customer facing capabilities. The new workspace for colleagues in Newcastle will be part of a […]

New incubator aims to hothouse the region’s business ideas
New incubator aims to hothouse the region’s business ideas

An incubator facility designed to hothouse ideas that offer solutions to some of society’s most pressing challenges has opened in Sunderland. The Innovation Zone has been created by the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) to bring together people who are developing new products, processes and applications that address real world problems such as […]

Energy
International Offshore Wind delegation to visit North East
International Offshore Wind delegation to visit North East

NOF, the business development experts for the energy sector, is welcoming an international delegation to North East England to demonstrate the industrial and economic benefits of the region’s established offshore wind cluster. Taking place between 26-28 June, the visit of nearly 50 government officials, industry leaders and global stakeholders from 21 countries, has been organised […]

Data & Analytics solutions company Eyecademy have expanded in to to North East England, acquiring new offices at The Core, in Newcastle.
Eyecademy Announces Expansion into North East England
Eyecademy Announces Expansion into North East England

Today (24th June 2019) at their Glasgow Headquarters, Managing Director Colin West announced Eyecademy’s official expansion of operations into Newcastle, North East England. Strengthening the company’s provision of Data, Analytics and Consultancy, this new expansion will enable Eyecademy to continue to deliver insights to enterprises across the UK. Expansion into the North East Delivering Data […]