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 businesses and experts come together to support net zero ambitions
North East businesses and experts come together to support net zero ambitions
North East businesses and experts come together to support net zero ambitions

Last week, key figures from across Newcastle, Gateshead, and the wider region, gathered for a one-day conference to tackle the climate change crisis, and discuss how the region can work together to reach its net zero ambitions.  This event was hosted by Invest Newcastle in partnership with global tech consultancy Thoughtworks and marketing and communications consultancy, Streets Consulting. It was held at The Catalyst on Newcastle Helix, a hub of […]

Newcastle named UK’s smartest city in global Smart City Index
Newcastle named UK’s smartest city in global Smart City Index
Newcastle named UK’s smartest city in global Smart City Index

Newcastle has been named as the highest UK city and ahead of some of the world’s best-known cities in the global Smart City Index. The ranking measures how the lives of communities are improved by smart technology. Climbing two places from last year’s index ranking to 21st, Newcastle has usurped both London and Manchester to […]

Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.
Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.
Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.

By Michelle Duggan, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England Last month, I watched the Department for International Trade’s (DIT), Global Investment Summit with keen interest.  As an Inward Investment professional, I welcome any opportunity that brings together global business leaders with the very best of innovation and capability in UK industries, but what really […]

Global digital consultancy, Monstarlab, to invest in a UK hub in the North creating up to 100 jobs in Newcastle
Global digital consultancy, Monstarlab, to invest in a UK hub in the North creating up to 100 jobs in Newcastle
Global digital consultancy, Monstarlab, to invest in a UK hub in the North creating up to 100 jobs in Newcastle

As part of ambitious growth plans for the UK, a global digital consultancy has chosen Newcastle as its second UK base. Established in Tokyo in 2006, Monstarlab plans to create up to 100 new tech roles by 2024. With an office in London already, the company will expand its work in the UK market with a new hub in the North East, strengthening their UK footprint and showing their commitment to the region. This global […]

FARADAY INSTITUTION OPENS NORTH EAST REGIONAL OFFICE IN NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
FARADAY INSTITUTION OPENS NORTH EAST REGIONAL OFFICE IN NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
FARADAY INSTITUTION OPENS NORTH EAST REGIONAL OFFICE IN NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY

Recognising the importance of the North East region as a burgeoning centre of battery research, innovation, skills and production, the Faraday Institution today opened a regional office in the city of Newcastle. Known as Faraday Institution North East (FINE), the office will be based in Newcastle University and led by Professor Colin Herron CBE and […]

Global brand adds to North East England’s ‘northshoring’ success
Global brand adds to North East England’s ‘northshoring’ success
Global brand adds to North East England’s ‘northshoring’ success

North East England has welcomed another international company to the area, adding to the region’s reputation as one of the UK’s leading northshoring destinations. Global online food delivery company Just Eat recently announced it is creating 1,500 new customer service jobs in Sunderland, and it joins a long list of International companies who have already […]

NORTH EAST POTENTIAL ON SHOW AS PART OF PAKISTAN CONSULATE VISIT
NORTH EAST POTENTIAL ON SHOW AS PART OF PAKISTAN CONSULATE VISIT
NORTH EAST POTENTIAL ON SHOW AS PART OF PAKISTAN CONSULATE VISIT

The North East’s global trade, inward investment and export potential has been showcased as part of an international delegation that welcomed Pakistan’s Consulate General, H E Tariq Wazir, to the region. Along with Commercial Secretary, Muhammad Akhtar, from the Pakistan High Commission, Mr Wazir toured key commercial development sites including AirView Park with business leaders […]