Tech network Dynamo North East joins Sunderland Software City
Tech network Dynamo North East joins Sunderland Software City
Tech network Dynamo North East joins Sunderland Software City

Two of the North East’s best-known tech sector support organisations are set to join forces, creating new opportunities and accelerating the growth of the region’s digital technology economy. Sunderland Software City and Dynamo – the Newcastle-based, industry-led tech and digital business network – are joining together to deliver industry-specific business support and significantly increase coordinated […]

Britishvolt and VKTR sign MoU to secure supply chain from Indonesia for companies full-scale Gigaplant
Britishvolt and VKTR sign MoU to secure supply chain from Indonesia for companies full-scale Gigaplant
Britishvolt and VKTR sign MoU to secure supply chain from Indonesia for companies full-scale Gigaplant

Battery pioneer Britishvolt and VKTR, a new division of Bakrie Autoparts, a part of Bakrie & Brothers, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding [MoU] to partner on the development of a transparent and lower carbon supply of nickel sulphate from Indonesia as well as a battery technology R&D roadmap. The first phase of the cooperation […]

National Esport Performance Campus empowers future talent with Sunderland College
National Esport Performance Campus empowers future talent with Sunderland College
National Esport Performance Campus empowers future talent with Sunderland College

Sunderland College has announced a unique new partnership with British Esports, which will develop future talent and support Sunderland in becoming a global hub for esports. The college and British Esports will combine their expertise to offer young people and adults the opportunity to gain the skills, knowledge and qualifications to prepare for a career […]

In Conversation | North East England is leading the way to make the UK net zero by 2050
In Conversation | North East England is leading the way to make the UK net zero by 2050
In Conversation | North East England is leading the way to make the UK net zero by 2050

By Joanne Leng MBE, chief executive, NOF North East England has been at the very heart of industry and innovation for generations, led by a cluster of companies rich in engineering excellence and ingenuity, which is continuing as the UK makes the energy transition towards achieving net zero by 2050. Its enviable geography on the […]

<strong>Space Leadership Group to drive the North East’s growing space sector</strong>
Space Leadership Group to drive the North East’s growing space sector
Space Leadership Group to drive the North East’s growing space sector

The North East Space Leadership Group has been newly formed to shape the vision, mission and strategy for the growing space sector in the region. Made up of a diverse range of stakeholders, from senior figures within the industry to academics, public sector and government representatives, the group will support the development of the space […]

Lockheed Martin accelerates UK space strategy as it eyes up new manufacturing investment in North East England for its growing UK space business
Lockheed Martin accelerates UK space strategy as it eyes up new manufacturing investment in North East England for its growing UK space business
Lockheed Martin accelerates UK space strategy as it eyes up new manufacturing investment in North East England for its growing UK space business

Lockheed Martin, a global leader in space systems development, manufacturing and services, is looking for North East businesses and skills organisations to support its plans to develop a bold new future for the UK’s space sector.  Senior executives from the company are in Newcastle today to explore options for its space business, which could potentially […]

<strong>New Frontier: Durham welcomes Space Conference</strong>
New Frontier: Durham welcomes Space Conference
New Frontier: Durham welcomes Space Conference

The North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence is inviting businesses to learn more about the growing space industry in the North East at its upcoming conference next month. The New Frontier: North East Space Conference, which is being held on 2nd March 2022 at Radisson Blu in Durham, will explore the current priorities for the […]

North East LEP investment aims to grow region’s battery sector
North East LEP investment aims to grow region’s battery sector
North East LEP investment aims to grow region’s battery sector

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership has awarded more than £90k through its Project Development Accelerator Fund to expand the work of a new partnership aimed at growing the North East’s battery sector. The North East Battery Alliance (NEBA), which is led by Newcastle University, aims to build on the North East’s existing strengths in electrification, […]