SAINTS programme brings powerful space data to earth
SAINTS programme brings powerful space data to earth

Innovative businesses in the North East are at the forefront of a new programme to capitalise on insightful data from satellites and earth based sensors and use it to tackle major problems facing businesses, governments and communities. SAINTS – Situational Awareness Information National Technology Service – will bring together experts from business, universities and the […]

Work starts at Newcastle Helix, National Innovation Centre
Minister marks construction of the National Innovation Centre
Minister marks construction of the National Innovation Centre

The first phase of progress for the National Innovation Centre based at Newcastle Helix is being marked this week (23rd July 2018).  The £50 million development will be home for business, academics and the public, which will put the UK at the forefront of AI, digital economy and Ageing Society. The Rt Hon Greg Clark, […]

£7.4m development at NETPark opens
£7.4m development at NETPark opens

A prestigious £7.4m development built at a fast-growing science and technology park was officially opened yesterday (March 21).  Business leaders and local dignitaries gathered at the opening of the new Explorer facilities at the North East Technology Park (NETPark), in Sedgefield, County Durham, which are designed to house innovative, fast growing companies operating in high-tech, […]

National Innovation Centre, Newcastle Helix
New £50m national innovation centre given go-ahead
New £50m national innovation centre given go-ahead

Permission has been granted for a major new development which will link up university academic talent with industry and the public sector to help develop skills needed to solve real world problems.  The £50m national innovation centre, on Science Central will bring together businesses, academics and the public to support the research and development of […]

Lord Prior at PragmatIC
Business minister visits NETPark’s global tech leaders
Business minister visits NETPark’s global tech leaders

A GOVERNMENT minister heard how the North East is leading the way in the global security and printable electronics sectors when he visited two companies at the North East Technology Park (NETPark), in County Durham. Lord Prior of Brampton, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Business and Industrial Strategy, visited two of the […]

NETPark infrastructure upright
Road to success for £12.6m NETPark expansion
Road to success for £12.6m NETPark expansion

WORK has begun on infrastructure works which will form a key part of major expansion plans at NETPark, a premier North East science park. Dignitaries from Durham County Council and the North East LEP were among those who gathered today to mark the construction of the 1km road, which will access a further 26 acres […]