New £50 million NETPark extension gets the green light
New £50 million NETPark extension gets the green light
New £50 million NETPark extension gets the green light

North East Technology Park (NETPark) – A flagship County Durham technology park is set for an extension significantly following a £50 million investment by Durham County Council, which will create over 1,200 jobs. Plans to expand the NETPark in Sedgefield, County Durham, have been given the go ahead by the Council’s Cabinet, which has agreed […]

Orbit – Durham University’s new Enterprise Zone – opens its doors at NETPark
Orbit – Durham University’s new Enterprise Zone – opens its doors at NETPark
Orbit – Durham University’s new Enterprise Zone – opens its doors at NETPark

Orbit, a new business accommodation space hosted by Durham University, has opened a new facility in NETPark, one of the UK’s leading science and technology parks. Orbit will provide flexible office space as well as tailored support and industry-specific guidance for science and technology SMEs and university spin-outs in the North East. Offering a variety […]

“NETPark is the exemplar of collaboration & innovation in the UK” says Secretary of State for BEIS
“NETPark is the exemplar of collaboration & innovation in the UK” says Secretary of State for BEIS
“NETPark is the exemplar of collaboration & innovation in the UK” says Secretary of State for BEIS

Yesterday (28th July), Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) visited the North East Technology Park, NETPark, in Sedgefield, an exciting new ecosystem for high-value technology and advanced manufacturing. Paul Howell, MP for Sedgefield accompanied the BEIS minister on today’s whistle-stop tour of one of the UK’s premier science, engineering […]

North East space sector jobs take off
North East space sector jobs take off
North East space sector jobs take off

A new report by the UK Space Agency has highlighted that the North East’s thriving space sector has led to a jobs boost in the region. The recent ‘Size and Health of the UK Space Industry’ report revealed the number of people employed in the space sector in the North East is up 12% to over 1,000. […]

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RHEA Group is the first tenant moves into new co-working space at NETPark
RHEA Group is the first tenant moves into new co-working space at NETPark

An international engineering and solutions company in the cybersecurity and space sectors is the first tenant at a new co-working space at the North East Technology Park (NETPark). RHEA Group has opened a new office at the Satellite Applications Catapult CO-SPACE at NETPark in Sedgefield, County Durham, to join the region’s growing space sector. The […]

County Durham businesses working to fight COVID-19 including NETPark based REPROCELL
County Durham businesses working to fight COVID-19
County Durham businesses working to fight COVID-19

Businesses from across County Durham have joined the battle against COVID-19 by applying their expertise to everything from technologies to improve virus detection to increasing production of vital personal protective equipment (PPE) and hand sanitiser. While many companies have been forced to shut down to contain the pandemic, six County Durham firms are continuing to […]

Kunasan Ltd relocated to NETPark in County Durham. Kunasan's founder & MD Paul Mawson with Janet Todd (NETPARK's Manager at Business Durham)
Kunasan Ltd moves to NETPark ahead of UK launch
Kunasan Ltd moves to NETPark ahead of UK launch

Innovative technology company Kunasan Ltd has relocated to County Durham from the USA to bring its new sleep aid system, Frequen-ZZZ, to market in the UK. National statistics indicate that 1 in 3 of us suffer from poor sleep. Sleep deprivation is linked with chronic conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, insomnia and stress.  Frequen-ZZZ is […]

Dynamic North East companies leading the way in space race
Dynamic North East companies leading the way in space race
Dynamic North East companies leading the way in space race

The dynamism and drive of North East businesses is what sets them apart from other UK companies working within the space sector, according to a national space industry leader. Stuart Martin, CEO of the Satellite Applications Catapult, was one of several speakers from across the UK who was in Durham today (March 22) for the […]