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Northern Exposure Event - September 2019
Northern Exposure: A meeting of games industry minds
Northern Exposure: A meeting of games industry minds

Northern Exposure, a B2B games conference produced by Secret Sauce, returns on Thursday 12th September and is guaranteed to be bigger and better than ever. This new one-day event will bring together industry experts from across the UK and Europe to discuss the business of games. Talks promise to be inspirational, thought-provoking, and explorative with […]

HARWORTH CEMENTS GROWTH PLANS FOR LYNX PRECAST AIDING £1.6M PURCHASE DEAL
HARWORTH CEMENTS GROWTH PLANS FOR LYNX PRECAST AIDING £1.6M PURCHASE DEAL
HARWORTH CEMENTS GROWTH PLANS FOR LYNX PRECAST AIDING £1.6M PURCHASE DEAL

A successful working partnership between land regeneration and property development company, Harworth Group plc, and commercial tenant, Lynx Precast, has led to a £1.6m purchase agreement enabling the concrete manufacturer to buy existing premises as well as additional land for future expansion at Lynefield Park, Northumberland. The ownership arrangement will see Harworth Group hand part […]

Snorkel, Washington, Tyne and Wear
Sunderland based, Snorkel UK growing from strength to strength
Sunderland based, Snorkel UK growing from strength to strength

Washington-based Snorkel Europe Limited has almost doubled employee numbers in the last two years and increased sales by 79 per cent since 2015. The exceptional growth owes much to thriving global exports. The Sunderland plant of the worldwide Snorkel business produces the largest proportion of Snorkel aerial work platforms for markets outside of North America.  […]

The world’s longest offshore wind turbine blade has arrived in Blyth
The world’s longest offshore wind turbine blade has arrived in Blyth ahead of testing at the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s facilities
The world’s longest offshore wind turbine blade has arrived in Blyth ahead of testing at the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s facilities

The world’s longest offshore wind turbine blade has arrived in Blyth ahead of testing at the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s facilities. The 107 metre LM Wind Power blade will be put through its paces at ORE Catapult’s world-leading 100m blade-test facility over the coming months and is designed to operate from GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW […]

Biosignatures
Biosignatures raises £3.5m to develop revolutionary diagnostic  technology
Biosignatures raises £3.5m to develop revolutionary diagnostic  technology

Newcastle based Biosignatures has raised £3.5m led by ADV to transform the lives of millions  of people by diagnosing serious medical conditions earlier than ever before.    Biosignatures​ discovers new blood tests.​ ​The company has developed a machine  learning system which, alongside its powerful sample measurement system, is a  disruptive and dramatically cost-effective step forward […]

Digital Sector, North East England
EVENT: Cyber Security for manufacturing businesses as part of CyberFest North East
EVENT: Cyber Security for manufacturing businesses as part of CyberFest North East

Advance Northumberland, is supporting Northumberland’s largest Cyberfest Manufacturing event, as part of the wider #CyberFest North East programme.  This interactive event for Northumberland based businesses covers Cyber in a changing business environment including managing disruption caused by digital technology and the fallout of cyber as business models are changing. The event will be held at […]

THE BEAM, Sunderland - Quality City Centre Office Accommodation
Ocado to deliver 300 new Sunderland jobs
Ocado to deliver 300 new Sunderland jobs

Ocado, a world-leading e-commerce business is set to create up to 300 new jobs in Sunderland, after it was unveiled as the first occupier to take space on the former Vaux Brewery site. Ocado, ‘the world’s largest dedicated online grocery retailer’, has signed a 15-year deal to let the top two floors of THE BEAM, a flagship […]

Port of Blyth Logo - Energy Gateway North East England
Texo Group is the latest Offshore Energy client to open a new Port of Blyth facility
Texo Group is the latest Offshore Energy client to open a new Port of Blyth facility

Port of Blyth has welcomed the latest client to join its offshore energy hub following the official opening of a brand new £0.7m facility at its South Harbour terminal for Texo Group. Known as one of the UK’s leading offshore energy support bases, the Port has developed an impressive cluster of complementary businesses servicing the […]