£86m investment in offshore wind research facilities to accelerate UK development of next generation of super turbines
£86m investment in offshore wind research facilities to accelerate UK development of next generation of super turbines
£86m investment in offshore wind research facilities to accelerate UK development of next generation of super turbines

Development of the world’s most advanced wind turbine blade and drive train testing assets at ORE Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth, Northumberland, set to deliver major boost to UK growth from offshore wind. Ambitious plans to keep the UK at the forefront of technology development in offshore wind have been given the green […]

Filtronic launches into the future, securing a Strategic Partnership with SpaceX for Starlink constellation
Filtronic launches into the future, securing a Strategic Partnership with SpaceX for Starlink constellation
Filtronic launches into the future, securing a Strategic Partnership with SpaceX for Starlink constellation

Filtronic the leader in high-performance mmWave technologies, has today signed a Strategic Partnership and commercial agreement with SpaceX, a market leader in the low Earth Orbit market.  The Strategic Partnership includes the ongoing supply of Filtronic’s cutting-edge E-band Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA), alongside collaborative efforts in developing and delivering comparable products across multiple frequency bands […]

North East Investment Zone set to go live: £3 billion boost for the economy
North East Investment Zone set to go live: £3 billion boost for the economy
North East Investment Zone set to go live: £3 billion boost for the economy

Plans that will see up to 4,000 new jobs created and billions of pounds in investment for the North East are set to go live in April. With the key features of the Investment Zone now agreed, Government and the Combined Authority have published details of the North East Investment Zone’s key sites here. There […]

Sunderland TV and film studios to get government funding
Sunderland TV and film studios to get government funding
Sunderland TV and film studios to get government funding

A major TV and film studio complex is to be built in Sunderland after the government confirmed a devolution package for the north east of England. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced a “trailblazer” deal, which will eventually unlock up to £120m towards the development of Crown Works Studios. Fulwell Cain – a joint venture between Fulwell […]

Delivering the infrastructure for health and life sciences businesses to invest in North East England
Delivering the infrastructure for health and life sciences businesses to invest in North East England
Delivering the infrastructure for health and life sciences businesses to invest in North East England

By Michelle Duggan, Inward Investment Manager at Invest North East England. The health and life sciences sector plays a crucial role in shaping the global economy by promoting health and driving innovation. It also creates significant economic activity through healthcare services, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, and research and development. These industries create jobs, generate revenue, […]

Paynovate chooses Newcastle as the launchpad for UK expansion
Paynovate chooses Newcastle as the launchpad for UK expansion
Paynovate chooses Newcastle as the launchpad for UK expansion

A leading Belgian fintech company specialising in digital payment solutions has announced the establishment of its UK business operations in Newcastle. Paynovate is an e-money institution working across Europe and the UK to provide a trusted and regulated platform to power payment solutions. Licenced by both the National Bank of Belgium and the Financial Conduct […]

Looking to the future of inward investment in the North East Mayoral Combined Authority
Looking to the future of inward investment in the North East Mayoral Combined Authority
Looking to the future of inward investment in the North East Mayoral Combined Authority

By Guy Currey, Director of Invest North East England As we begin the countdown to Christmas, Invest North East England marked the end of the year with a special event at the Catalyst on Newcastle Helix on Monday 04 December to brief partners and stakeholders about our upcoming move into the new North East Mayoral […]

Yaskawa the global giant for robots and automation components commits to UK with state-of-the-art facility
Yaskawa the global giant for robots and automation components commits to UK with state-of-the-art facility
Yaskawa the global giant for robots and automation components commits to UK with state-of-the-art facility

Yaskawa – a global technology supplier in segments drives, motion controls and robotics – is opening a new, state-of-the-art UK headquarters and manufacturing facility in Sunderland. The company is opening a 35,000sq ft facility at Hillthorn Park adjacent to Nissan UK and the International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP). The new UK headquarters mark a continuation […]