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NICA shares vision for building cities of longevity at Smart City Expo in Barcelona

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK – A new global initiative to encourage healthy ageing and longevity in cities has taken a major step forward at the world’s largest conference for smart cities.   The UK National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) presented its City of Longevity project at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona. […]

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Investment prospectus launched to promote Newcastle’s development opportunities

Invest Newcastle, NewcastleGateshead Initiative’s inward investment team, have launched a new prospectus to attract capital investment and promote the city as a unique destination to live, work and play.     The comprehensive document showcases Newcastle’s prime assets and development opportunities to provide a compelling case for global investors.   Branded with the ‘Beyond Investment’ moniker, the […]

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Invest Newcastle prepares for return to MIPIM and UKREiiF in 2024

The North East real estate industry gathered last week (Friday 27 October) to discuss plans for their presence at major real estate conferences MIPIM and UKREiiF.   Invest Newcastle, part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), has a long history of leading large-scale delegations to MIPIM in Cannes and more recently to UKREiiF in Leeds, bringing together […]

Newcastle Hospitals’ Commercial Enterprise Team Celebrates 3 Years of Life Sciences Support

The commercial enterprise team at Newcastle Hospitals has celebrated its three-year milestone. The team came together in 2020 at the height of the pandemic and has worked to grow a diverse portfolio covering projects in diagnostics, innovation, research, education, training and pharmacy. With a variety of expertise, skills and knowledge gained from NHS and commercial […]

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ART Health Solutions expands Operations with Promising Move to AirView Park

With reports confirming that the North of Tyne’s digital tech sector is growing four times faster than the region’s wider economy, employee wellbeing and performance software company, ART Health Solutions, has become the latest organisation to move to AirView Park to bolster ambitious scale-up plans.   The firm is riding a wave of success helping […]

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 […]

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 […]

Global initiative launched to promote healthy ageing and longevity in cities

Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK – The UK National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) has launched a new global initiative to promote healthy ageing and longevity in the urban environment. The City of Longevity project is the first of its kind and aims to create an inclusive, accessible, and equitable urban environment that supports the older […]