<strong>Durham City Incubator backs its seventh round of start-ups</strong>
Durham City Incubator backs its seventh round of start-ups
Durham City Incubator backs its seventh round of start-ups

Seven County Durham entrepreneurs are set to benefit from a hugely successful six-month accelerator programme which will help them launch their businesses. Durham City Incubator (DCI) is designed to help entrepreneurs to launch start-ups with high growth potential, as well as ambitious local businesses that have been trading for under 12 months. It is a […]

North East England to develop 3 year FinTech strategy
North East England to develop 3 year FinTech strategy
North East England to develop 3 year FinTech strategy

Whitecap Consulting, the regional strategy consultancy, is collaborating with key regional stakeholders across the public, private and higher education sectors on an expansion plan for growth and jobs in the North East FinTech sector. The project follows an independent national strategic review which identified the Newcastle and Durham area as one of the top ten […]

Beyond frontiers – Exploring the market opportunity in space
Beyond frontiers – Exploring the market opportunity in space
Beyond frontiers – Exploring the market opportunity in space

By Michelle Duggan, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England The UK Space Opportunity The UK has a vibrant space economy built on renowned science and technology, along with leading manufacturing and operational capabilities.  There are highly innovative companies based in the UK that are part of an international space economy, with well-established global supply […]

Our tech sector is buzzing
Our tech sector is buzzing
Our tech sector is buzzing

The region’s booming tech sector is well set for a year of further expansion and success, according to several of its main players. At a recent board meeting of the advisory board of Dynamo, the region’s tech network, companies were reporting buoyant order books and the promise of plenty of work in the pipeline for […]

North East England’s tech sector is going from strength to strength
North East England’s tech sector is going from strength to strength
North East England’s tech sector is going from strength to strength

Blog | Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager With the world opening up a little more each month, it feels as though 2022 is going to be a good year for business growth and job creation in North East England. 2021 saw a number of global brands expanding into the region, with Just Eat, Amazon, Xplor, […]

Hitachi and Alstom win order to build and maintain High Speed Two trains in Britain
Hitachi and Alstom win order to build and maintain High Speed Two trains in Britain
Hitachi and Alstom win order to build and maintain High Speed Two trains in Britain

Alstom and Hitachi Rail have today confirmed that the Hitachi-Alstom High Speed (HAH-S) 50/50 joint venture has signed contracts with High Speed Two (HS2) to design, build, and maintain the next generation of very high speed trains for HS2 Phase 1 as part of the £1.97 billion contract, including an initial 12-year train maintenance contract. […]

Durham City Incubator (DCI) – County Durham start-ups eye growth through accelerator programme
Durham City Incubator (DCI) – County Durham start-ups eye growth through accelerator programme
Durham City Incubator (DCI) – County Durham start-ups eye growth through accelerator programme

A group of eight entrepreneurs are set to benefit from an incubator programme designed to accelerate the growth of fledgling businesses in County Durham. Durham City Incubator (DCI) was launched in 2018 as a joint programme between Durham University, New College Durham and Business Durham, as part of a wider drive to grow the Durham […]

Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.
Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.
Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.

By Michelle Duggan, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England Last month, I watched the Department for International Trade’s (DIT), Global Investment Summit with keen interest.  As an Inward Investment professional, I welcome any opportunity that brings together global business leaders with the very best of innovation and capability in UK industries, but what really […]