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National Innovation Centre for Data - Newcastle
City region recognised as a high potential investment opportunity for billion-pound healthy ageing market
City region recognised as a high potential investment opportunity for billion-pound healthy ageing market

The North East has been successful in its bid to promote the region as a High Potential Opportunity (HPO) for healthy ageing.   Innovation assets on Newcastle Helix, world-leading research strengths and existing international profile as a UK ‘go-to’ ageing cluster played a key role in its success. Led by Invest Newcastle and to benefit […]

PROTO - The Emerging Technology Centre, Gateshead - specilaising in Immersive Technlogy, VR and AR
The immersive tech sector in North East England recognised as being internationally significant as it grows and welcomes new entrants
The immersive tech sector in North East England recognised as being internationally significant as it grows and welcomes new entrants

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has recognised the national and international significance of the immersive tech cluster in North East England.  Next month, DIT and Invest North East England (INEE) will host an online event to promote the region’s immersive tech sector, aimed at boosting inward investment in the area. International immersive tech companies […]

County Durham business and IT consultancy firm, Waterstons joins government approved cyber security list
County Durham business and IT consultancy firm, Waterstons joins government approved cyber security list
County Durham business and IT consultancy firm, Waterstons joins government approved cyber security list

Business and IT consultancy Waterstons has joined an exclusive list of Government approved cyber security providers. As a ‘Certified Cyber Security Consultancy’, Waterstons now has certified proof that the services it delivers to clients in the areas of risk assessment and risk management, meet the National Cyber Security Centre’s standard for high quality, tailored cyber […]

World’s first multi-site £9m Integrated Smart Energy Lab launched by North East Energy Catalyst
World’s first multi-site £9m Integrated Smart Energy Lab launched by North East Energy Catalyst

A unique multi-site £9m smart energy testbed, the Integrated Smart Energy Lab (ISE Lab), has been launched in the region by the North East Energy Catalyst partnership, uniting the region’s smart energy capabilities to become the world’s first multi-site energy laboratory. The Integrated Smart Energy Lab (ISE Lab) is a combination of complementary research and testing capabilities […]

Port-of-Tyne
PORT OF TYNE LAUNCHES TYNE CLEAN ENERGY PARK TO BOOST NORTH EAST’S RENEWABLES INFRASTRUCTURE
PORT OF TYNE LAUNCHES TYNE CLEAN ENERGY PARK TO BOOST NORTH EAST’S RENEWABLES INFRASTRUCTURE

North East’s ‘most versatile’ clean energy park provides a unique co-location opportunity for the renewables sector with unrestricted, 24/7 marine access Port of Tyne is using the Offshore Wind North East conference as the forum to launch its latest commercial venture, a new green energy park for the north east region.  Tyne Clean Energy Park […]

Life Sciences Sector, North East England
North East to benefit from onshoring in chemical and pharmaceutical sectors
North East to benefit from onshoring in chemical and pharmaceutical sectors

International trade experts believe the North East is set for a major economic boost from onshoring trends. Companies within the chemical and pharmaceutical sectors are reportedly seeking to bring supply chains and production back to the UK as a result of increased levels of uncertainty in international trade. According to OCO Global and Invest North […]

EDF Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm - Energy Gateway North East England
Government’s commitment to clean wind energy, and the opportunities it provides North East England
Government’s commitment to clean wind energy, and the opportunities it provides North East England

Blog by Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England In October this year, Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out the first stage of the government’s ten-point plan for a green industrial revolution, including ambitious targets for the UK’s offshore wind sector. Already home to the largest offshore wind market in the world, the government has […]

Sites - Port of Blyth, Energy Gateway North East England
Global Offshore Develops New Port of Blyth Cable Storage Facility
Global Offshore Develops New Port of Blyth Cable Storage Facility

Major Port client Global Offshore, a leading provider of cable installation, repair and trenching services to the offshore renewables, utilities and oil & gas markets, and part of the Global Marine Group, is to offer a permanent cable storage facility in Blyth. Strategically located at the Port’s Battleship Wharf terminal, the 2,000-tonne capacity power cable carousel offers Global […]