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 […]

Version 1 announce 200 new jobs in boost for region’s tech and digital sector

With the support of Invest Newcastle and £1m from the North of Tyne Combined Authority, Ireland-founded digital transformation and technology provider Version 1 is bringing two hundred new jobs to Newcastle and setting up a base in the region. The announcement, made this morning (1 February 2022), is the second big tech jobs boost for […]

onHand opens door to The Catalyst

A DIGITAL business that connects companies and their teams with thousands of volunteering opportunities across the UK is expanding in Newcastle after launching a base in The Catalyst. onHand, a fast-growing company that enables businesses to seek out a range of worthy causes and projects for their employees to support has taken up hot-desking space […]

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In conversation with Rachel Chambers, Chief Operating Officer of Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres – North East, at Newcastle University

What are the Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centre’s (DER-IC)?   Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centre’s – or DER-IC as we often refer to them – was born out of the Driving the Electric Revolution challenge. Back in 2018, Innovate UK committed £80 million to support this area of work. One strand of funding […]

Newcastle named UK’s smartest city in global Smart City Index

Newcastle has been named as the highest ranked UK city and ahead of some of the world’s best-known cities in the global Smart City Index. The ranking measures how the lives of communities are improved by smart technology. Climbing two places from last year’s index ranking to 21st, Newcastle has usurped both London and Manchester […]

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Global digital consultancy to invest in a UK hub in the North creating up to 100 jobs in Newcastle

As part of ambitious growth plans for the UK, a global digital consultancy has chosen Newcastle as its second UK base. Established in Tokyo in 2006, Monstarlab plans to create up to 100 new tech roles by 2024. With an office in London already, the company will expand its work in the UK market with a new hub in the North East, strengthening their UK footprint and showing their commitment to the region. This global […]

Commsworld forms new partnership with Northumberland rural broadband expert Alncom

Commsworld, the UK’s largest independent network provider, is partnering up with rural broadband expert Alncom to transform digital networks and infrastructure throughout Northumberland. The Edinburgh-headquartered company is joining forces with Alnwick-based Alncom to give businesses and organisations in the remotest parts of the county the chance to enjoy significantly enhanced broadband connectivity, bandwidth and resilience. […]