Invest North East England news

Ribbon cutting outside the new photonics centre:
CPI Officially Launches National Healthcare Photonics Centre
CPI Officially Launches National Healthcare Photonics Centre

CPI Officially Launches National Healthcare Photonics Centre to Develop Next Generation Light-Based Treatments. Allowing CPI to create a number of jobs, the centre will help SMEs drive forward innovative products and services at reduced risk and with increased capital efficiencies, while supporting large companies to undertake more disruptive innovation in the healthcare market. As well […]

Metec UK exceeds turnover of £8m in third year
METEC UK Cathodic Protection set to exceed £8 million turnover in third year
METEC UK Cathodic Protection set to exceed £8 million turnover in third year

South Tyneside firm Metec Cathodic Protection (UK) is set to achieve more than £8 million turnover and increase staff numbers following a range of international contracts secured in the ship build/repair, ports and harbours, offshore renewable and oil and gas sectors. The firm employs 37 staff, including 15 jobs saved following the closure of a […]

MIPIM 2019, Invest Newcastle Stand North East Delegation
Record North East delegation ready for MIPIM 2019
Record North East delegation ready for MIPIM 2019

Next week, the region’s private and public sectors are heading to MIPIM 2019, the world’s largest international property event held in Cannes. This is the fourth year Invest Newcastle have led a high-level delegation, with a record 32 partners joining them this year. Private sector partners include Avison Young, the World Wheel Company, UK Land […]

Newcastle College and Port of Blyth Bridging Skills Gap in North East’s Energy Sector
Newcastle College and Port of Blyth Bridging Skills Gap in North East’s Energy Sector
Newcastle College and Port of Blyth Bridging Skills Gap in North East’s Energy Sector

Newcastle College and the Port of Blyth have announced a visionary partnership which will open up major career opportunities for young people in the region. In a skills first approach, Newcastle College and Port Training Services (PTS), the Port’s award winning training arm, are joining forces to develop and deliver training programmes with direct pathways […]

Work starts at major redevlopment at Blyth Power Station, Northumberland
Work starts at major development site in Northumberland
Work starts at major development site in Northumberland

Advance Northumberland have reached a significant milestone in the redevelopment of the former Blyth Power Station Enterprise Zone in Blyth. The contract to undertake the ground works and dock extension has been awarded to Farrans Building and Civil Engineering, following a competitive tender process. Since acquiring the site Advance Northumberland have made significant progress over […]

Tyne Bridge, River Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne
North East businesses unite to showcase the region is a series of films
North East businesses unite to showcase the region is a series of films

The best of the North East will be showcased in a series of spectacular new films.  Today (13th Feb) Invest North East England (INEE), the region’s inward investment agency, will launch the first of six showcase films aimed at promoting the region and highlighting the many advantages of doing business here. The first film to […]

Phonovation expands to Gateshead
Phonovation, a fintech and mobile technology company expands in Gateshead
Phonovation, a fintech and mobile technology company expands in Gateshead

Phonovation, a Dublin based Fintech and Mobile Technology company who opened a technical hub in Baltic Quarter, Gateshead in 2017 is again expanding its operation in the North East because of increased growth within the Fintech sector. Phonovation provide banking security services using mobile networks and the company has seen significant growth within the last […]

Matt and Jen Invest Newcastle
New director appointed to lead Invest Newcastle
New director appointed to lead Invest Newcastle

Investment agency, Invest Newcastle has strengthened its team with two senior appointments.  Jennifer Hartley has been appointed as Director for Invest Newcastle, a service delivered by NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI). After working for NGI back in 2012 for 3 years as Senior Inward Investment Manager, she brings more than 12 years’ trade and investment experience to […]