Invest North East England news

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Newcastle named as a top UK smart city
Newcastle named as a top UK smart city

Newcastle is the fastest growing region outside of London for digital and technology employment, according to the second UK Smart Cities Index. “We’re extremely proud to be included and recognised in this year’s Huawei Smart Cities Index, as it shows the scale of progress we have made over the past 18 months”   Professor Mark […]

The Core, Newcastle Helix
Construction underway on new Learning and Teaching Centre at Newcastle Science Central
Construction underway on new Learning and Teaching Centre at Newcastle Science Central

Work has started on a £34 million Learning and Teaching Centre for Newcastle University based on Newcastle Science Central which is set to open in September 2019. Sir Robert McAlpine, a leading UK building and civil engineering company, has been appointed by Newcastle Science Central LLP to create an inspirational and sustainable learning and teaching […]

Offshore Wind North East 2017
North East England Hosts Major Offshore Wind Conference And Exhibition To Showcase Region’s Offshore Renewables Capabilities
North East England Hosts Major Offshore Wind Conference And Exhibition To Showcase Region’s Offshore Renewables Capabilities

NOF Energy, in partnership with Energi Coast, is to host the Offshore Wind North East 2017 Conference and Exhibition on 9 November in County Durham, as part of a week of activity in the North East of England coinciding with Renewable UK’s national Offshore Wind Week initiative (6-10 November). Taking place at Hardwick Hall in […]

VRTGO conference 2017
Invest North East England takes VRTGO 2017 to an international audience
Invest North East England takes VRTGO 2017 to an international audience

The North East’s thriving immersive technology sector will be showcased at a major conference. VRTGO 2017 is a Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) event that will bring together experts, business leaders, investors, creatives and developers. Invest North East England (INEE) is among the key sponsors of VRTGO 2017, which takes place in Gateshead […]

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Invest North East England sponsors TIGA Games Industry Awards
Invest North East England sponsors TIGA Games Industry Awards

North East England’s vibrant gaming sector will be highlighted at a top industry awards ceremony.  TIGA is Europe’s largest network of independent games developers and publishers. Its flagship event is the annual TIGA Awards ceremony. Invest North East England (INEE) is a silver sponsor of this year’s awards, which take place in London on November […]

Life Sciences Sector, North East England
Newcastle Chosen as relocation base by Neuroscience Experts
Newcastle Chosen as relocation base by Neuroscience Experts

Leading provider of expertise in neuroscience, Neurexpert Limited, has joined the growing life science hub in the North East after relocating the company’s core services to Newcastle. Neurexpert Ltd has chosen Newcastle as its new UK headquarters, and are collaborating with Newcastle University to expand its services; providing essential functional and mechanistic data to aid […]

INEE Team at MIPIM UK 2017
Invest North East England to promote the region at MIPIM UK
Invest North East England to promote the region at MIPIM UK

THE unrivalled opportunities for property investors and developers in the North East of England are to be showcased at a major international exhibition and conference. Invest North East England, (INEE), will highlight the many advantages of doing business in the region at the UK’s largest exhibition for property professionals Representatives from the North East Combined […]

Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
Blog: How the North East is supporting the national drive to make the UK the place to live, work and invest.
Blog: How the North East is supporting the national drive to make the UK the place to live, work and invest.

According to the Department for International Trade (DIT), the UK is the number one place for foreign direct investment (FDI) in Europe. It’s no surprise when you consider the skills base available and the types of industries being invested in, many of which are thriving. Take advanced manufacturing, automotive and offshore energy – three areas […]