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Top Accolade for TV and Film Industry Disability Campaigner

One of the UK’s leading campaigners for the fair representation and inclusion of disabled people in TV and Film was announced as one of the most influential people with a disability in the UK at a reception at the House of Lords on Tuesday 8 October. The Shaw Trust Power List 100 is an annual

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Q&A: Iksuda Therapeutics: Leading the way on helping to advance care for ovarian and lung cancer patients

We talk to David Simpson, CEO at Iksuda Therapeutics about what they do, how they are helping to improve lives and how being based on Newcastle Helix helps them to do it. So, who are Iksuda and what exactly do you do? We’re a Newcastle-based biotech company that was originally founded by our investors, IP Group and

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Development opportunities in North East England to be showcased at UK’s largest property event

Invest North East England, along with public and private sector partners from across the region, will be showcasing a range of development opportunities available in the North East at the UK’s largest exhibition and conference for property professionals. MIPIM UK Summit, which takes place on 14 & 15 October at Old Billingsgate Market in London,

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Invest Newcastle to showcase the region’s life sciences and digital strengths in Japan

Invest Newcastle is attending BioJapan as part of a UK delegation led by MedCity and supported by the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA). BioJapan will be held in Pacifico Yokohama, Japan from October 9-11th and is Asia’s premier partnering event for the global biotechnology industry.  It plays an important role in facilitating business opportunities with

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Call for Papers: BIM Show Live 2020

BIM Show Live has issued a Call for Papers for its 2020 event which will be held on 26-27 February 2020 at the Boiler Shop in Newcastle, UK. The annual two day conference attracts up to 400 delegates and provides a unique opportunity for built environment professionals to exchange knowledge on the emerging ideas and

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Nic Palmarini appointed to lead National Innovation Centre for Ageing

Researcher, teacher, writer and TEDx speaker Nic Palmarini has been appointed as the UK’s new Director of the National Innovation Centre for Ageing. His internationally-recognised career has demonstrated his deep commitment to exploring the impact of technologies and their applications in the life of the aging population and people with disabilities. Moving from MIT-IBM Watson

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North East comedy hot house to bring North East voices to the national comedy scene with Channel 4 commission

Northern Film + Media’s North East Comedy Hot House – a first-of-its kind comedy co-op cultivating regional talent, both on and off screen – has been commissioned by Channel 4 to produce 24 digital shorts by North East creatives and comedy talent to bring more regional voices to the comedy scene. The commission was secured

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Newcastle recruitment company opens the doors to its newest American office

Leading technology recruitment firm celebrates award recognition by opening new office in Charlotte in October, creating job opportunities in its ninth location in the US. September 24, 2019 — (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK) —  North East staffing giant Frank Recruitment Group is opening its latest office in Charlotte, North Carolina, this October, creating up to

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Five Questions… … with Catherine Affleck, Group Operations Director and Head of Property Management at Bradley Hall Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents

Why did Bradley Hall choose to attend MIPIM 2019 as part of the Newcastle delegation?   We made the decision to attend alongside Invest Newcastle and the regional partners as we believed that it would give us the platform to showcase what the North East and Bradley Hall has to offer. Although we currently do

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Newcastle crushing other European cities when it comes to return on investment in offices – reveals new research

Newcastle has been named one of the Top 3 UK regional cities to invest in offices if you want to make good returns, according to new research from Knight Frank. The UK’s regional cities are offering much better value than the majority of their European peers with strong fundamentals expected to lead to further rental

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