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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 […]

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, […]

Icons from across the globe celebrate healthy ageing and share their stories in a new hybrid exhibit on Newcastle Helix
Icons from across the globe celebrate healthy ageing and share their stories in a new hybrid exhibit on Newcastle Helix
Icons from across the globe celebrate healthy ageing and share their stories in a new hybrid exhibit on Newcastle Helix

A new exhibition has launched on Newcastle Helix, celebrating human experiences and a vision for longer and healthier lives. Lead by the National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) and hosted in the Catalyst building on Newcastle Helix, this brand new virtual and socially-distanced physical exhibit features people from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds who wanted […]

Newcastle Helix
Newcastle Helix: A global hub for COVID-19 innovations and solutions
Newcastle Helix: A global hub for COVID-19 innovations and solutions

Newcastle Helix is a unique partnership between Newcastle City Council, Legal & General and Newcastle University.  Businesses, researchers, and scientists based on this 24-acre development have been innovating and collaborating to support the global fight against COVID-19. Not only to combat the immediate impacts but preparing cities and regions for our post covid world. Both […]

Professor Anne Dickinson, from Alcyomics
Funding boost for Life Science companies based at The Biosphere, Newcastle
Funding boost for Life Science companies based at The Biosphere, Newcastle

A Newcastle-based pre-clinical service provider has been awarded Innovate UK grant to support the global fight against COVID-19.   Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency has awarded Alcyomics, £50,000 to carry out critical scientific support in the production of a vaccine for Covid-19.   They are one of three businesses that are based in The […]

The Lumen, new office building in Newcastle Upon Tyne
The Lumen – New building lights up Newcastle Helix
The Lumen – New building lights up Newcastle Helix

A landmark city centre office building is open for business. Now complete, The Lumen offers 106,000 sq. ft of grade A office space and is surrounded by the innovative community on Newcastle Helix.   The word ‘Lumen’ represents a light quarter and a vision that the building will spark innovation, ideas, and discoveries through connections. […]

Newcastle Helix win prestigious real estate award at the EG Awards
Newcastle Helix win prestigious real estate award at the EG Awards

The Team at Newcastle Helix are celebrating after winning the ‘Collaborators Award’ in the EG Awards 2019. The EG Awards are the most coveted in real estate and were hosted and presented by Strictly Come Dancing’s Claudia Winkleman and Samantha McClary, the editor of EG Magazine. This new-look event was held at the Grosvenor House […]

Life Sciences and Digital Image - Invest Newcastle to showcase the region’s life sciences and digital strengths at BioJapan
Invest Newcastle to showcase the region’s life sciences and digital strengths at BioJapan
Invest Newcastle to showcase the region’s life sciences and digital strengths at BioJapan

Invest Newcastle is attending BioJapan as part of a UK delegation led by MedCity and supported by the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA). BioJapan will be held in Pacifico Yokohama, Japan from October 9-11th and is Asia’s premier partnering event for the global biotechnology industry.  It plays an important role in facilitating business opportunities with […]