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Global Digital Construction Show for 2017

BIM Show Live is a hard-hitting, content driven, high-profile event on the global construction stage. Known for its forward thinking interpretations of modern construction methods, techniques and technologies. The show has been running in the UK since 2011, and for the first time, BIM Show Live is to be held in Newcastle, the UK’s industrial

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Make your voice heard and be part of Tech Nation 2017!

Make Newcastle’s and your voice heard by being part of Tech Nation 2017! Tech Nation 2016 provided the most detailed analysis to date of how the digital sector is driving economic growth, showcasing the innovation and energy of tech hubs across the UK. In 2017 Tech City UK will take an even more in-depth look

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Newcastle Science Central shortlisted for prestigious awards

Newcastle Science Central, a 24-acre mixed-use development in the heart of Newcastle city centre, has been shortlisted in the LGC (Local Government Chronicle) Awards. Leading the way in urban innovation and an exemplar in sustainability, Science Central is attracting leading edge scientific organisations to a mixed community, which when complete, will be made up of

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Space Group brings acclaimed conference to the North East

Newcastle-based Space Group is bringing its industry-leading BIM Show Live conference to the region for the first time since its beginnings in 2011. Previously held in London and Manchester, BIM Show Live founders; Space Group’s CEO Rob Charlton and Technology Director Adam Ward, and Product Manager at Autodesk James Austin wanted to bring the show

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Newcastle tech firm aims to save lives in India as it joins Prime Minister’s trade visit

A North East technology firm is hoping to transform lives in India after joining Prime Minister Theresa May on a trade mission to the country. Elaine Warburton, from Newcastle medical devices firm QuantumDX, was selected to join the mission where Mrs May is aiming to boost British trade in new markets as the UK readies

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North East aims to tap into Chinese investors

Leaders from 22 of the North East’s key companies and business organisations have taken part in a roundtable debate to discuss Chinese investment in the region. Over the last decade the UK has been a top tier recipient of Chinese investment in Europe, and globally. Last year the government announced £30 billion of deals where

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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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Global data and technology specialist opens office in Newcastle

Amicus ITS, one of the UK’s leading 24×365 IT Managed Service Providers and a data security specialist, is opening an office in Newcastle this month – creating a number of jobs for the region. With almost 30 years’ experience in the IT industry, Amicus ITS provides technology support and holistic solutions to healthcare, regulated industries

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Newcastle returns to MIPIM to showcase the city to investors

Invest Newcastle, a service delivered by NewcastleGateshead Initiative on behalf of Newcastle to attract and secure new investment and jobs for the city, launched their return to the world’s leading property trade show, MIPIM Cannes, today (13 September 2016) at an event attended by almost 50 local businesses. The event, which took place at the

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Newcastle’s Stephenson Quarter secures global giant Convergys as expansion plans announced

Convergys, a global leader in customer management services, has been confirmed as the single tenant of The Rocket in Newcastle’s Stephenson Quarter. The Rocket will be home to Convergys’ new state-of-the-art contact centre, which is set to create 600 new jobs within this prime city centre location. Newcastle City Council and developers the Clouston Group

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Space Group brings acclaimed conference to the North East

Newcastle-based Space Group is bringing its industry-leading BIM Show Live conference to the region for the first time since its beginnings in 2011. Previously held in London and Manchester, BIM Show Live founders; Space Group’s CEO Rob Charlton and Technology Director Adam Ward, and Product Manager at Autodesk James Austin wanted to bring the show

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Newcastle tech firm aims to save lives in India as it joins Prime Minister’s trade visit

A North East technology firm is hoping to transform lives in India after joining Prime Minister Theresa May on a trade mission to the country. Elaine Warburton, from Newcastle medical devices firm QuantumDX, was selected to join the mission where Mrs May is aiming to boost British trade in new markets as the UK readies

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North East aims to tap into Chinese investors

Leaders from 22 of the North East’s key companies and business organisations have taken part in a roundtable debate to discuss Chinese investment in the region. Over the last decade the UK has been a top tier recipient of Chinese investment in Europe, and globally. Last year the government announced £30 billion of deals where

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Global data and technology specialist opens office in Newcastle

Amicus ITS, one of the UK’s leading 24×365 IT Managed Service Providers and a data security specialist, is opening an office in Newcastle this month – creating a number of jobs for the region. With almost 30 years’ experience in the IT industry, Amicus ITS provides technology support and holistic solutions to healthcare, regulated industries

Read More

Newcastle returns to MIPIM to showcase the city to investors

Invest Newcastle, a service delivered by NewcastleGateshead Initiative on behalf of Newcastle to attract and secure new investment and jobs for the city, launched their return to the world’s leading property trade show, MIPIM Cannes, today (13 September 2016) at an event attended by almost 50 local businesses. The event, which took place at the

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Newcastle’s Stephenson Quarter secures global giant Convergys as expansion plans announced

Convergys, a global leader in customer management services, has been confirmed as the single tenant of The Rocket in Newcastle’s Stephenson Quarter. The Rocket will be home to Convergys’ new state-of-the-art contact centre, which is set to create 600 new jobs within this prime city centre location. Newcastle City Council and developers the Clouston Group

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Personal Group set to open office in Newcastle

Employee engagement company, Personal Group, is set to open an office in Newcastle in September 2016. The fast growing technology company, with a strong workforce of 240 people, based at their headquarters in Milton Keynes, is opening a new office in Newcastle - supporting a new contract win with Sage Group plc. Ashley Doody, chief information officer and general manager at...

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Newcastle Laboratory given the green light on Science Central

Plans for a new £20 million laboratory facility on Newcastle Science Central have been approved today (Friday 29 July) which will help boost growth and create hundreds of jobs. Newcastle Laboratory will provide over 70,000 sq ft of specialist facilities for the flourishing life sciences and healthcare sector in the region, offering high quality, incubation

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Newcastle Science Central secures multi-million pound deal with L&G

Legal & General Capital plans to support the £350 million Newcastle Science Central, one the biggest urban regeneration projects of its kind in the UK. The unique deal will see financial services giant Legal & General becoming a long term investment partner on Science Central alongside Newcastle City Council and Newcastle University. Legal & General

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Why understanding the energy system as a whole is key to smart power revolution

New £20m EPSRC National Centre for Energy Systems Integration announced in Newcastle A new centre that will allow experts to test the entire energy system in real time has been announced today in Newcastle. Bridging a pivotal gap in our drive towards a fully integrated, smart energy network, the centre is crucial to improving energy

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