PROTO - The Emerging Technology Centre, Gateshead - specilaising in Immersive Technlogy, VR and AR
The immersive tech sector in North East England recognised as being internationally significant as it grows and welcomes new entrants
The immersive tech sector in North East England recognised as being internationally significant as it grows and welcomes new entrants

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has recognised the national and international significance of the immersive tech cluster in North East England.  Next month, DIT and Invest North East England (INEE) will host an online event to promote the region’s immersive tech sector, aimed at boosting inward investment in the area. International immersive tech companies […]

Ubisoft, Games Studio, Video Games - Newcastle
Discover the English region behind some of gaming’s greatest hits
Discover the English region behind some of gaming’s greatest hits

Hands up how many people have been to North East England? Hands up how many people can name some of our major cities? I’m guessing most of you still have both hands on your keyboard or gripped to this magazine. What if I asked if you’ve heard of the Mortal Kombat 11? Or how about […]

20 high potential technology companies from as far afield as Canada and Columbia are relocating to Gateshead to join a new accelerator programme, run by Ignite with support from Northstar Ventures.
International tech companies relocate to Gateshead to join a new accelerator programme run by Ignite
International tech companies relocate to Gateshead to join a new accelerator programme run by Ignite

20 high potential technology companies from as far afield as Canada and Columbia are relocating to Gateshead to join a new accelerator programme, run by Ignite with support from Northstar Ventures. Ignite has invested in more than 200 companies across the UK since launching in 2011, with North East success stories Moltin, SpecifiedBy and Leaf Grow […]

Invest North East England shines spotlight on gaming sector - Northern Exposure Sept 2019
Invest North East England shines spotlight on gaming sector
Invest North East England shines spotlight on gaming sector

THE North East’s vibrant gaming industry has been showcased to international visitors this week. Invest North East England welcomed an overseas delegation of experts to the region to learn about the thriving gaming sector and explore opportunities for expansion. The delegation of specialist gaming companies from Ireland, as well as representatives from the Department for […]

Tech Talent, North East Launches a new digital talent scheme
Digital scheme aims to produce tech talent
Digital scheme aims to produce tech talent

A ground-breaking scheme to attract new talent into the digital technology sector has been launched in the North East. Gateshead College has teamed up with Sunderland Software City, PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre and North East digital firms to kick-start the programme, which is designed to help the industry tackle skills shortages and become more […]

Wolf and Wood Interactive, VR Gaming company based in PROTO, Gateshead, North East England
An interview with Wolf and Wood – a North East VR Specialist
An interview with Wolf and Wood – a North East VR Specialist

An Interview with… Wolf and Wood  Gateshead gaming company Wolf and Wood, specialises in making virtual reality (VR) games and is currently gearing up to launch one of its biggest titles on a new platform after its game was picked up by PlayStation VR. Gateshead is fast becoming a regular stomping ground for independent games […]

PROTO - Centre for Emerging Technology
Duke of Cambridge opens PROTO – Europe’s first dedicated centre for emerging tech
Duke of Cambridge opens PROTO – Europe’s first dedicated centre for emerging tech

As part of the Great Exhibition of the North, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge officially opened PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre during his trip to the region on Friday (7th Sept). Located in Baltic Quarter, Gateshead, PROTO is an £8 million-pound, state-of-the-art research and development facility (R&D) for organisations to test and create […]

Digital Catapult North East & Tees Valley Immersive Lab
Minister experiences region’s innovation and digital success
Minister experiences region’s innovation and digital success

Margot James MP, Minister of State for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has been in the region to see some of the latest innovation facilities and businesses boosting the North East’s growing digital economy. She was welcomed to Gateshead by Digital Catapult’s Jeremy Silver, Sunderland Software City’s David Dunn and Gateshead Council’s […]