Oral cancer drug developer LightOx joins Newcastle Helix eco-system
Oral cancer drug developer LightOx joins Newcastle Helix eco-system
Oral cancer drug developer LightOx joins Newcastle Helix eco-system

LightOx, a company developing new oral cancer treatments has announced its move to The Biosphere in Newcastle’s city centre. This specialist lab facility is part of the Newcastle Helix development and home to an increasing cluster of Life Science and related biotech companies. LightOx was established in Durham, UK in 2016 and incubated in Durham University […]

North East health and life sciences sector leads the way in global COVID response
North East health and life sciences sector leads the way in global COVID response
North East health and life sciences sector leads the way in global COVID response

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has praised the region’s health and life sciences sector for its vital work in the global effort against Covid-19. The health and life sciences community is home to 150 businesses across the region. Its strengths include an advanced manufacturing cluster, contributing significantly to the global pharmaceutical industry, and […]

DSTL latest to join Helix ecosystem
DSTL latest to join Helix ecosystem
DSTL latest to join Helix ecosystem

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) is creating a new unit based at the National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD) in Newcastle. Around 15 new staff will be recruited to work at the unit which is due to open in late 2021. The NICD seeks to address the shortage of data analytics skills in […]

Tech firm hopes move will be catalyst for growth
Tech firm hopes move will be catalyst for growth
Tech firm hopes move will be catalyst for growth

IT@Spectrum, a fast growing technology company is eying expansion, after snapping up a North East base in one of the region’s most exciting new business centres.  East Yorkshire headquartered IT@Spectrum will operate its new facility at The Catalyst, Helix, under the globally recognised Canon brand, reflecting the partners’ shared passion for providing quality products and […]

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 […]

Digital Technologies Group join digital ecosystem on Newcastle Helix
Digital Technologies Group join digital ecosystem on Newcastle Helix
Digital Technologies Group join digital ecosystem on Newcastle Helix

Digital Technologies Group, a digital transformation company, who help businesses to transform productivity through digitalisation has opened a brand new office on Newcastle Helix. Headquartered in Scotland, Digital Technologies Group’s (DTG) mission is to help businesses and organisations transform their manufacturing productivity through enhanced digitalisation strategies. This expansion is part of their commitment to supporting […]

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 […]