North East pharma manufacturer pioneers unique energy from waste process
North East pharma manufacturer pioneers unique energy from waste process
North East pharma manufacturer pioneers unique energy from waste process

North East based pharmaceutical manufacturing company, Sterling Pharma Solutions, has begun construction on a cutting-edge bioplant enhancement at its Cramlington site to boost the sustainability of its operations and contribute to the UK’s green gas initiative for action against climate change. The first of its kind in the UK, the anaerobic plant will use micro-organisms […]

Plan unveiled to double North East health and life sciences jobs
Plan unveiled to double North East health and life sciences jobs
Plan unveiled to double North East health and life sciences jobs

A new strategy designed to double the number of North East jobs in the health, life sciences and pharmaceuticals industry has been launched. The North East Health, Life Sciences and Medicines Manufacturing Strategy has been developed by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) working in partnership with the NHS, businesses, universities and leaders in the […]

Revolutionary biotech company CellulaREvolution joins life science community on Newcastle Helix
Revolutionary biotech company CellulaREvolution joins life science community on Newcastle Helix
Revolutionary biotech company CellulaREvolution joins life science community on Newcastle Helix

A technology-driven spin out that looks to transform cell production is the latest business to move into The Biosphere lab facility on Newcastle Helix. Moving from the International Centre for Life, CellulaREvolution spun-out of Newcastle University in 2019 and are currently working on bringing their continuous cell culturing technologies, that aid the production of ‘clean […]

Pioneering biotech start-up, 3D Bio-Tissues, looking to tackle global donor tissue shortages joins growing life science cluster on Newcastle Helix
Pioneering biotech start-up, 3D Bio-Tissues, looking to tackle global donor tissue shortages joins growing life science cluster on Newcastle Helix
Pioneering biotech start-up, 3D Bio-Tissues, looking to tackle global donor tissue shortages joins growing life science cluster on Newcastle Helix

3D Bio-Tissues – a biotech start-up, whose technology aims to tackle cornea donor tissue shortages and speed up life-changing transplants worldwide, has moved into a specialist lab facility – The Biosphere on Newcastle Helix. 3D Bio-Tissues and their technology is the outcome of more than 20 years of pioneering research. They specialise in creating ‘bio-equivalent’ […]

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City region recognised as a high potential investment opportunity for billion-pound healthy ageing market
City region recognised as a high potential investment opportunity for billion-pound healthy ageing market

The North East has been successful in its bid to promote the region as a High Potential Opportunity (HPO) for healthy ageing.   Innovation assets on Newcastle Helix, world-leading research strengths and existing international profile as a UK ‘go-to’ ageing cluster played a key role in its success. Led by Invest Newcastle and to benefit […]

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North East to benefit from onshoring in chemical and pharmaceutical sectors
North East to benefit from onshoring in chemical and pharmaceutical sectors

International trade experts believe the North East is set for a major economic boost from onshoring trends. Companies within the chemical and pharmaceutical sectors are reportedly seeking to bring supply chains and production back to the UK as a result of increased levels of uncertainty in international trade. According to OCO Global and Invest North […]

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Comment: North East England successful in bid to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) projects which will support inward investment in to the region
Comment: North East England successful in bid to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) projects which will support inward investment in to the region

By Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England I am thrilled with this week’s announcement that the North East has been successful in its bid to the Department for International Trade (DIT) to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) documents which will support inward investment opportunities in to our region. 19 new HPOs have been […]

AMLo Biosciences moves to Newcastle Helix
Ground-breaking cancer diagnostics spin out that looks to save up to 2,000 lives each year joins Newcastle Helix eco-system
Ground-breaking cancer diagnostics spin out that looks to save up to 2,000 lives each year joins Newcastle Helix eco-system

The Biosphere, a specialist lab facility on Newcastle Helix, has welcomed yet another Newcastle University spin-out, who has developed and commercialised a prognostic test for early-stage skin cancer. Formed in 2017, AMLo Biosciences’ first product (AMBLor) – a ground-breaking melanoma test will go to market in 2021.  AMBLor will be launched in both the UK, […]