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County Durham space company receives UK Space Agency innovation funding
County Durham space company receives UK Space Agency innovation funding

ISOCOM LIMITED, a County Durham optoelectronic component manufacturer, is working with Northumbria University to develop the world’s first commercially available laser-based satellite communication system via the National Space Innovation Programme. Peterlee-based ISOCOM is a leader in the the design, manufacture, and testing of high-quality optoelectronic and microelectronic components for the space, defence and aerospace industries. The […]

Jumping Rivers makes leap to The Catalyst
Jumping Rivers makes leap to The Catalyst

A FAST-GROWING data business has leapt into a new Tyneside base, after growing its team following a surge in demand for its services. Jumping Rivers, which was founded in 2016, offers data analytics to clients spanning manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and chemicals, helping companies to draw insights from the information they hold and use it to drive […]

North East pharma manufacturer pioneers unique energy from waste process
North East pharma manufacturer pioneers unique energy from waste process

North East based pharmaceutical manufacturing company, Sterling Pharma Solutions, has begun construction on a cutting-edge bioplant enhancement at its Cramlington site to boost the sustainability of its operations and contribute to the UK’s green gas initiative for action against climate change. The first of its kind in the UK, the anaerobic plant will use micro-organisms […]

Plan unveiled to double North East health and life sciences jobs
Plan unveiled to double North East health and life sciences jobs

A new strategy designed to double the number of North East jobs in the health, life sciences and pharmaceuticals industry has been launched. The North East Health, Life Sciences and Medicines Manufacturing Strategy has been developed by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) working in partnership with the NHS, businesses, universities and leaders in the […]

Tech firm hopes move will be catalyst for growth
Tech firm hopes move will be catalyst for growth

IT@Spectrum, a fast growing technology company is eying expansion, after snapping up a North East base in one of the region’s most exciting new business centres.  East Yorkshire headquartered IT@Spectrum will operate its new facility at The Catalyst, Helix, under the globally recognised Canon brand, reflecting the partners’ shared passion for providing quality products and […]

BLOG | RENEWABLE ENERGY IS HERE TO STAY
BLOG | RENEWABLE ENERGY IS HERE TO STAY

Jonathan Scott, Commercial and Fuel Director of Lynemouth Power Limited on why the net zero agenda could also be the road to economic recovery. “The demand (and need) for renewable energy has never been so great with global climate change efforts over recent years forcing a major shift away from fossil fuel use. “Lynemouth Power […]

Bates Clean Energy Terminal – Redevelopment Signals Clean Energy Revolution
Bates Clean Energy Terminal – Redevelopment Signals Clean Energy Revolution

As part of a multi-million pound investment programme, the Port of Blyth has announced the launch of its Bates Clean Energy Terminal, offering enhanced facilities and the opportunity for low carbon focused investment and innovation. This major redevelopment scheme supported by North East Local Enterprise Partnership, strengthens the Port’s reputation as one of the UK’s leading offshore […]

Revolutionary biotech company CellulaREvolution joins life science community on Newcastle Helix
Revolutionary biotech company CellulaREvolution joins life science community on Newcastle Helix

A technology-driven spin out that looks to transform cell production is the latest business to move into The Biosphere lab facility on Newcastle Helix. Moving from the International Centre for Life, CellulaREvolution spun-out of Newcastle University in 2019 and are currently working on bringing their continuous cell culturing technologies, that aid the production of ‘clean […]