By Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager at Invest North East England If I was to ask you to name the sector of industry in the North East that has the potential to create more than 8,000 new jobs by 2030, you might be surprised by the answer. Whilst our region is well known for its […]
Investments from Lockheed Martin, the UK Space Agency and Northumbria University forge pathway for NESST’s global prominence. Northumbria University, Newcastle has secured a total of £50 million in funding to create a world-leading space skills, research and technology centre in the North East of England. Major funding awards that were confirmed today from the UK […]
The North East is gearing up for the future. It’s fast becoming a nexus of emerging industries, from robotics to electric vehicles.
Planning has been granted for a £100m leisure, sport and food and drink development on Newcastle Quayside, which will feature a 460 ft (140 m) tall giant observation wheel dubbed The Whey Aye. Creating up to 800 jobs, the Giants on the Quayside development will span 344,445 sq ft (32,000 sq m) and will be […]
North East-based, Connected Energy, a world-leading innovator of site-integrated energy storage solutions, has secured a £5 million investment to realise ambitious growth plans on a global stage. The significant investment, made by Sumitomo Corporation, ENGIE and Macquarie Group, will provide the Newcastle company with a platform to deliver its next phase of international growth having […]
Our latest blog by Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England, discusses the region’s life science sector The Office for National Statistics published a report in 2018 that projected a quarter of the UK’s population would be 65 and older by 2066. Five million of those would be over the age of 85. As a […]
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 […]
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 […]