North East England Launches New Regional Defence Cluster to Become National Hub for Digital Defence Technology

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK – The North East Regional Defence and Security Cluster (NERDSC) has been launched in a strategic move to boost regional prosperity and position North East England as a national driving force of the UK’s digital defence technology revolution.   The initiative comes at a pivotal time when the Ministry of Defence

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Invest Newcastle joins UK Cities & Partners to showcase UK investment opportunities at EXPO REAL

Invest Newcastle is partnering with UK Cities & Partners (UKCAP) to bring a new UK Investment Pavilion to EXPO Real 2023, showcasing a multi-billion-pound pipeline of opportunities.   Widely recognised as Europe’s largest real estate investment driven trade show, the event from 4-6 October in Munich will be a platform for the UK delegation to

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Newcastle hosts Estonian Ambassador to foster economic ties and investment opportunities

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK – The Estonian Ambassador to the UK, His Excellency Mr Viljar Lubi, has met with a group of North East business leaders and policy makers for a discussion on mutual economic development and investment.   Organised by Invest Newcastle, part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative, and global sustainable development consultancy, Arup, the visit

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African ministers visit Newcastle to learn about industrial decarbonisation

A high-profile delegation of ministers and senior officials from Ethiopia, Ghana, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe has visited Newcastle to learn more about the North East’s journey to net zero.   Part of the African Ministerial Roadshow, the visit was organised by the Department for Business and Trade with support from Invest Newcastle to provide

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Invest Newcastle celebrates another record year for inward investment

Investment promotion agency Invest Newcastle is proud to present its Annual Review for the financial year 2022-23.   Part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), Invest Newcastle attracted more businesses in 2022-23 into Newcastle, Gateshead and the wider North of Tyne area than in any other year since it was established in 2013, with 33 new investments

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Newcastle hosts first global event on building cities of longevity

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK – The UK National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) was joined by representatives from a number of countries last week (July 6th) for a unique international conference on healthy ageing in cities.   The inaugural City of Longevity Global Conference brought together researchers and NGOs with city leaders and the private

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From payment rings and blockchain to open banking and AI – Invest Newcastle at Money 20/20

Our Digital and Tech Sector Lead, Dawn Dunn, attended Money 20/20 in Amsterdam last week (June 4-6, 2023). In this blog, she shares her experience of connecting with industry professionals from around the globe and exploring the latest trends in financial technology. At last, I got to Money 20/20 in Amsterdam. This is THE international

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North East delegation gears up for UKREiiF 2023

In under three weeks organisations from across the North East’s real estate sector will come together to shine a light on the investment and development opportunities in the region at the UK’s Real Estate Investment and Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF) 2023.   Led by inward investment agency, Invest Newcastle, part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), 26 public

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‘Opportunity’ is the theme for the Creative Cities Convention 2023 as tickets sell out

The Creative Cities Convention has chosen OPPORTUNITY as its theme for 2023, to reflect the rapid growth of the screen sector outside London in all four corners of the UK.   The conference, which travels to a different city each year and provides the industry’s only dedicated platform for anyone working in film, TV or

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Plans announced to showcase the region at MIPIM and UKREiiF in 2023

Invest Newcastle, part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), has launched plans to return to two of the leading global real estate conferences in 2023.   Following success at both MIPIM and the UK’s Real Estate Investment & Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF) earlier this year, the private sector joined Invest Newcastle at an event in the city to find

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