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 […]

Wolf and Wood Interactive, VR Gaming company based in PROTO, Gateshead, North East England
An interview with Wolf and Wood – a North East VR Specialist
An interview with Wolf and Wood – a North East VR Specialist

An Interview with… Wolf and Wood  Gateshead gaming company Wolf and Wood, specialises in making virtual reality (VR) games and is currently gearing up to launch one of its biggest titles on a new platform after its game was picked up by PlayStation VR. Gateshead is fast becoming a regular stomping ground for independent games […]

Energy Centre, Gateshead
Gateshead Energy Company first small generator to support energy balancing system
Gateshead Energy Company first small generator to support energy balancing system

Gateshead Energy Company (GEC) has become the first small generator in the UK to be able to access the National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism (BM) thanks to a new contract with leading energy firm Flexitricity. The Balancing Mechanism ensures that power generation matches power consumption across the UK, and National Grid pays a premium to generators […]

Earlsway Trade Park Press Photo
Speculative Team Valley scheme over 65% let
Speculative Team Valley scheme over 65% let

A speculative trade park development at Team Valley in Gateshead has achieved over 65% occupancy, leaving only three properties remaining. Comprising of nine new units, Earlsway Trade Park was developed by Northumberland Estates to provide quality commercial accommodation for a wide range of occupiers. Since completion of construction, the scheme has attracted a number of […]

PROTO - Centre for Emerging Technology
Duke of Cambridge opens PROTO – Europe’s first dedicated centre for emerging tech
Duke of Cambridge opens PROTO – Europe’s first dedicated centre for emerging tech

As part of the Great Exhibition of the North, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge officially opened PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre during his trip to the region on Friday (7th Sept). Located in Baltic Quarter, Gateshead, PROTO is an £8 million-pound, state-of-the-art research and development facility (R&D) for organisations to test and create […]

Digital Catapult North East & Tees Valley Immersive Lab
Minister experiences region’s innovation and digital success
Minister experiences region’s innovation and digital success

Margot James MP, Minister of State for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has been in the region to see some of the latest innovation facilities and businesses boosting the North East’s growing digital economy. She was welcomed to Gateshead by Digital Catapult’s Jeremy Silver, Sunderland Software City’s David Dunn and Gateshead Council’s […]

Planning approved for next phase of development at prime North East Follingsby Park scheme
Planning approved for next phase of development at prime North East Follingsby Park scheme

Development to be known as ‘Follingsby Max’ receives planning for up to 2.5 million sq. ft of high quality, high bay distribution/industrial space Highgrove Group has announced it has received full planning approval for the development of up to 2.5 million sq. ft of new, high bay distribution/industrial accommodation at a site immediately south of […]

#4theNE Channel 4 - North East Shortlisted
Newcastle and Gateshead reach Channel 4 shortlist
Newcastle and Gateshead reach Channel 4 shortlist

A joint bid by Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council, led by NewcastleGateshead Initiative, saw the destination fight off strong competition from over 30 bids submitted by cities and regions from across the UK to be shortlisted for one of Channel 4 creative hubs. Channel 4 plans to create a new National HQ and two […]