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Thinking Digital: 16 – 17 May 2018

The 11th Annual Thinking Digital Conference takes place on 16 & 17 May 2018. Attendees will learn about new technologies, hear innovative ideas and begin to understand how our future is being shaped by them. Enjoy two fabulous days of insight, camaraderie and inspiration all along the banks of the legendary River Tyne. For more

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How important is Employee Engagement & Wellbeing to your organisation’s success? 28 March

Employee Engagement has been identified as one of the biggest challenges for organisations and in particular small to medium sized business and yet it is key to the growth of our UK economy. And with around 30 million employees and only a third engaged, we’ve got some work to do if we want to see

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Online training company lands in Newcastle

An international online training company has chosen Newcastle as its UK headquarters and has already announced plans for a five-day sustainable food supply chains conference in the city. Sarras Academies produces learning experiences for professionals – from mentoring with world-leading experts through to short online courses. The company currently operates within the food and agribusiness,

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Newcastle housing hub meeting: ‘Enabling housing delivery’

Buildoffsite Housing Hub provides a valuable opportunity for Northern England with a programme of influential speakers, engaging, topical content and an opportunity for organisations within the housing sector to connect and collaborate, with regional information and knowledge sharing. 14:00 Registrations 14:15 Welcome 14:25 Buildoffsite Housing Hub 14:45 Brian Ham, Home Group – Capabilities & Guiding

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Newcastle named as one of the UK’s top cities for inward investment

Newcastle has been named the UK’s 11th most attractive city for inward investment, in a report by design and consultancy firm Arcadis. The results are according to the latest Arcadis report, “Investing in Britain: Cities Built for the Future”. The study ranks 24 of the UK’s key cities based on their performance across six key

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The Future of Android and Tech in the North East: 25th January

In partnership with TIGA, Google is proud to present the first of its Android Update talks in the tech hub of Newcastle.

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The commercialisation of medical products: Customer insights for better product development

The commercial success of products and services for medical or healthcare applications depends on the identification of unmet customer needs and the development of an offering that meets them. This event, chaired by Dale Athey, CEO of Orla Protein Technologies, will help companies find the most effective methods for obtaining customer insights for better product

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Legal & General Drives Forward UK Urban Regeneration Programme with Planning Success at Newcastle Science Central

Legal & General has secured planning for its second Grade A office building at Newcastle Science Central, as it continues to transform cities and regions across the UK, boosting local jobs and driving economic growth. Legal & General has secured planning for a 100,000 sq ft office building that will create modern workspace for over 1,200 people in the science,...

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE GIVEN NEW ENERGY AS IT HEADS TO THE NORTH EAST  

  NewcastleGateshead is set to host a leading energy storage conference for the first time, building on its reputation as an international hub for science and engineering. Organised by Newcastle University, the 4th UK Energy Storage Research Conference (UKES) will bring over 200 energy storage industry professionals to the region. The conference will take place

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Ryder Architecture and Northumbria University Scoop Times Higher Education Award

Ryder Architecture, in collaboration with Northumbria University lifted the Most Innovative Contribution to Business-University Collaboration trophy at this year’s Times Higher Education Awards, held in association with Santander Universities UK. These awards, now in their 13th year and widely recognised as the “Oscars of higher education”, shine a spotlight on the exceptional achievements of individuals, teams and institutions.

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New £50m national innovation centre given go-ahead

Permission has been granted to build a major new development in the heart of Newcastle which will link up university academic talent with industry and the public sector to help develop the skills needed to solve real world problems.

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Newcastle University is set to join the national institute for data science – The Alan Turing Institute – as a new university partner

In recognition of Newcastle’s world-leading expertise in computing and mathematics and the application of this research in data science, the University is one of four institutions that will join Cambridge, Edinburgh, Oxford, Warwick and UCL as part of the Turing network.

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Newcastle unveils big plans to transform the city centre

Newcastle City Council has announced ambitious plans to kick start the transformation of the city centre into a world-renowned shopping and leisure destination.

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£2.25M boost to North East energy research

Newcastle, Northumbria and Durham Universities will work to improve energy technology at the atomic level. A new research centre in the region will bring engineers, chemists, biologists and physicists together to develop new high performance materials to improve efficiency in energy generation, storage and transmission systems 

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KEY PLAYERS LINE-UP TO REPRESENT NEWCASTLE AT INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY SHOW IN CANNES

Over twenty-five regional and national businesses have so far confirmed to join Invest Newcastle at next year’s MIPIM: The World’s Leading Property Market 2018 in Cannes. Keepmoat, Tier One Capital, GVA, Ryder, Highbridge Properties, NBS and Science Central are some of the key partners already lined-up to project Newcastle’s vision and attract investment at the

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Muckle adopts artificial intelligence to speed up disputes

The North East’s leading independent law firm for businesses, Muckle LLP, is one of the first in the region to adopt artificial intelligence technology.

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Newcastle named as a top UK smart city

Newcastle is the fastest growing region outside of London for digital and technology employment, according to the second UK Smart Cities Index. Commissioned by Huawei UK and conducted by Navigant Consulting, the report is based on evaluations of 20 cities and their strategies, key projects and overall readiness in using digital technology to improve crucial

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Construction underway on new Learning and Teaching Centre at Newcastle Science Central

Work has started on a £34 million Learning and Teaching Centre for Newcastle University based on Newcastle Science Central which is set to open in September 2019.

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Invest North East England takes VRTGO 2017 to an international audience

THE North East’s thriving immersive technology sector will be showcased at a major conference.

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NEWCASTLE CHOSEN AS RELOCATION BASE BY NEUROSCIENCE EXPERTS

Leading provider of expertise in neuroscience, Neurexpert Limited, has joined the growing life science hub in the North East after relocating the company’s core services to Newcastle.

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OBN Senior Executive Breakfast – 6th December

OBN Senior Executive Breakfast meetings comprise high level round table discussions, with this special Newcastle edition focusing on:

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OBN BioTuesday – 5th December

OBN will be joined by a line-up of industry experts from the National Innovation Centre for Ageing the NHSA and Invest Newcastle to discuss:

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Newcastle Rare Disease Showcase: 31st October 2017

Organised and hosted by Findacure at The Centre For Life and supported by Newcastle University, The Newcastle Rare Disease Showcase will give you the opportunity to find out the latest on rare diseases.

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VRTGO Conference: 2nd November 2017

VRTGO conference will be held at The Baltic Gallery on the South Shore in Gateshead this year and will feature a wide-range of speakers from companies such as Epic Games.

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EVENT: Lloyds Bank and Google Digital Workshop

Thursday 5th October 9:30am – 1:45pm  Improve the digital presence of your business or charity and the digital skills of your colleagues at a free workshop delivered by Lloyds Bank and Google. To register for this event, please click on the registration link where you will also be able to view other event locations. There

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EVENT: North East Construction Summit

Wednesday 20th September 2017  The Construction Industry Council, North East are delighted to be holding the North East Construction Summit on Wednesday 20th September. The aim of the Summit is to work with the construction industry leaders from the region and national experts to develop a North East Construction Strategy focussed specifically on the issues,

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EVENT – Digital Disruption

3pm – 6pm, Thursday 22 June. Mark Larsen and Allan King, Managing Directors at Accenture’s UK Delivery Centre in Newcastle welcome you to a discussion on Digital Disruption in the modern day, as part of Digital Leaders Week 2017. What is digital disruption? Put simply, digital disruption is substantial business change caused by advances in and the application

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EVENT – Digital Skills in Construction

Learn new ways to attract more customers, work more efficiently and win new business. Interactive workshops ran by The Federation of master Builders (FMB) exclusively for small building and construction companies in the North East and Yorkshire. Learn the latest ways to get the maximum benefit from digital marketing and how the cloud can help

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Event: Accenture Innovation & Technology Open Evening

Thursday 2 November 2016 18:00 – 21:00 GMT  Accenture, 9C Quick Silver Way, Cobalt Business Park, NE27 0QQ Accenture are standing at the forefront for the innovation of technical solutions working with clients across the globe. They are hosting an open evening to showcase how they power their clients by creating new experiences and driving the use

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