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North East showcased to the globe as premier electrification location

North East England will be promoted as the premier location for electrification technologies and international investment at one of the leading international Electric Vehicle (EV)trade shows. This week, Invest North East England (INEE) will lead a delegation to London EV Show to showcase the region’s strengths in electrification and battery technologies. The inaugural London EV […]

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Newcastle showcases smart city credentials at global expo in Barcelona

A regional delegation is gearing up to showcase the city’s smart credentials to some of the world’s top innovators and influencers at Smart City Expo 2022 in Barcelona. As one of the fastest growing tech clusters in the UK and the smartest UK city named in the 2021 IMD Smart City Index, Newcastle has established […]

FinTech sector in North East to create 2,000+ jobs in 3 years

A new regional growth strategy, developed in response to a national strategic review of FinTech, has identified the opportunity to create more than 2,000 new jobs in the North East by the end of 2025, taking the size of the sector’s employment to more than 7,700 jobs. The new strategy has been developed by Whitecap […]

Invest Newcastle shines light on Newcastle’s smart city credentials in visit to Norway

Attendees of Oslo Innovation Week heard all about Newcastle’s strengths in clean technology and the green energy revolution during a panel event last week. Having explored links between the regions throughout the year, a representative from Invest Newcastle, part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), visited Stavanger and Oslo in Norway last week to speak directly with […]

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Ambitious global technology consultancy chooses Newcastle creating 200 new jobs

Invest Newcastle has announced a further 200 brand new, high-tech jobs for the region. Part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), Invest Newcastle has been working with global technology and management consultancy Credera since last autumn on establishing a presence in the region. Today’s announcement further cements Newcastle’s position as a leading UK tech hub and yet […]

North East Tech Sector is showcased to International Trade and investment Specialists

A delegation of international trade and investment experts is heading home today ready to spread the word about the North East’s impressive investment opportunities in the digital and immersive technology sector. Representatives from the Department of International Trade (DIT) from countries across the world, including the USA, India, Denmark and Ireland, explored the North East […]

Worldwide recruitment expertise now at the heart of Newcastle’s Biosphere

The world’s leading executive search firm in the HealthTech/BioTech market has established a presence at the heart of Newcastle’s life-sciences sector. The US-headquartered firm The Mullings Group, established more than 30 years ago, now has its first European office having taken space at The Biosphere, which is based on Newcastle Helix. Newcastle Helix is a […]

CPI establishes presence at Newcastle’s Helix quarter 

Following its move to new premises in Newcastle, independent innovation organisation CPI is looking to collaborate and support the commercialisation of deep tech innovations that solve healthcare and sustainability challenges.      CPI has moved into The Catalyst building on Newcastle Helix, a ground-breaking 24-acre city centre development that brings together industry leaders, businesses, and top […]

Leading North East tech company secures growth investment from LDC in £85m transaction

Former North East Company of the Year, Aspire Technology Solutions today announced that it has secured significant minority investment from LDC, the UK’s leading mid-market private equity firm, in a transaction which values the business at £85m.   Aspire is one of the fastest growing IT managed service and cyber security providers in the UK […]

Growing the North East tech hub on a global scale

Global digital consultancy, Monstarlab, announced the opening of their first northern base in the UK in November 2021. Up to 100 jobs are set to be created at their office on Grey Street in Newcastle city centre over the next three years. We spoke with James Hall, Executive Director of Monstarlab UK to find out […]