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Trench Networks latest win! Case…

13.10.2017

Blog from Trench Networks Troocost.com are a new business offering a fresh approach from traditional comparison sites to save you money on your energy costs . They were based at an office in…

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Full steam ahead as North…

13.10.2017

The highly-anticipated North East Futures University Technical College (UTC) isshowing signs of significant progress, with construction work and recruitment well underway. The development is a key part of the next…

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SPECIALIST IT COMPANY ENTERS NEW…

11.10.2017

A Blyth-based IT start-up operating in the communications infrastructure sector, has announced a new contract win which will give it a foot in the door in a sector which will…

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VRTGO is back for its…

11.10.2017

We are pleased to announce that VRTGO 2017 has kindly offered all our contacts a huge 20% discount on all full conference tickets.  Simply register by clicking HERE or using…

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Fresh investment for Newcastle law…

10.10.2017

Law firm Watson Burton LLP has secured investment from a new corporate member. WB Northern Limited is now the largest investor in the Newcastle-based business, sitting alongside current owners Chris…

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HC-One appoints Nigel Wright for…

10.10.2017

Following its recent acquisition of 122 Bupa care homes, care provider HC-One has appointed Newcastle’s Nigel Wright as its recruitment partner for the staffing project. Creating 130 new roles, HC-One is…

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Teesside University grads launch health…

06.10.2017

Two Teesside University graduates have launched a social enterprise which aims to improve the health and fitness of schoolchildren. Live It and Get Active was launched by Gurmeet Singh and…

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Shout Digital strengthen user experience…

05.10.2017

A North East tech organisation that launched its own innovation hub earlier this year has increased staff numbers to cater for the new solutions coming from it. Newcastle-based Shout Digital…

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Sheffield developer appointed to drive…

05.10.2017

South Tyneside and Sunderland City Councils have appointed Henry Boot Developments as development partner for the International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP), a project which will ultimately deliver 5000 jobs in…

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Tait Walker reveals Durham expansion

05.10.2017

Tait Walker has announced the opening of a new base in Durham, the independent accountancy firm’s fourth office in the region. With already established sites in Newcastle, Morpeth and Teesside,…

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Campus North and Sage combine…

05.10.2017

Campus North’s digital skills initiative Tech for Life has been hailed a resounding success, following its recent Makers and Creators programme. Over 30 children from 8 years upwards came to…

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Sunderland tech firm to sponsor…

05.10.2017

Sunderland-based tombola, the UK’s biggest online bingo site, has been named as the new sponsor of flagship ITV show I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! The partnership, negotiated…

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Newcastle University to play key…

05.10.2017

Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced the consortium of UK universities that will form the Faraday Battery Institute, a new £65m research institute responsible for building the UK’s status as…

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Thousands of North East pupils…

02.10.2017

Pupils from across the North East have got their tickets to the fully booked engineering event, ‘Bring it On!’. The exhibition, which aims to help reduce the existing engineering skills…

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Newcastle University host Placement Panel

02.10.2017

Wednesday 8 November Newcastle University is hosting a placement panel event in the School of Computing Science to give students looking for work experience (12 month placements, or summer internships)…

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London architects snapped up by…

02.10.2017

Newcastle-based Ryder Architecture has acquired London-based architectural design firm PM Devereux. Ryder, which boasts offices in Newcastle, Glasgow, Liverpool, London, Vancouver and Hong Kong, will now employ 180 people under…

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Newcastle IT firm Atlas Cloud…

02.10.2017

Computer support provider Atlas Cloud has expanded to larger offices in Newcastle city centre and has vowed to imminently grow its workforce. The company, which specialises in delivering cloud based…

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How predictive analytics can help…

28.09.2017

Predictive analytics has gone from being ‘the new kid on the block’ to commonplace in many industries. Here Orchard’s Louise Coulson (Product Manager) talks about how predictive analytics can help…

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Work finishes on £2.5m Newcastle…

28.09.2017

Robertson North East England has completed work on a £2.5m extension to Newcastle University. The new Building Sciences Lab, a learning facility that will allow students to hone their practical…

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Applications now open for North…

28.09.2017

Applications are now open for the region’s upcoming University Technical College (UTC) opening in September next year. Located in Newcastle’s £200m Stephenson Quarter development, North East Futures UTC is aimed…

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Maven Capital Partners invests £1million…

28.09.2017

Maven Capital Partners, (“Maven”), one of the UK’s most active private equity houses, has completed a £1m investment in hedgehog lab Limited (“hedgehog lab”), a mobile app designer and technology…

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HOW CHELSEA WALKER BLAZED HER…

28.09.2017

As part of our The Future is Female campaign, showcasing the success of brilliant women in tech. In our last blog post, we discussed great tech initiatives for women, but this week…

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IT Sector Growth Continues Supplement

28.09.2017

North East England is home to a world-class IT sector which helps the region to strengthen and expand its reputation for excellence in this industry. Dynamo is pleased to be…

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North East Futures UTC Launch…

18.09.2017

Wednesday 27 September, 17:30 – 19:00 The Boiler Shop, Newcastle  North East Futures UTC invites you to join our Patron, Jacqueline de Rojas, Trustees, staff and partners for an information…

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Capgemini North East & Scotland…

15.09.2017

As part of the  Princes Trust Million Maker funding raising initiative we have put together a Band Night to be held at the Tyneside Irish Centre in Newcastle on Friday the 13th…

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Contact centre professionals collaborate to…

14.09.2017

Representatives from some of the region’s largest contact and shared services operating in our region including Sage, Virgin Money, Home Group, Computershare and The AA came together yesterday for the…

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Nissan on board to help…

14.09.2017

Manufacturing goliath Nissan is backing Sunderland’s 2021 City of Culture bid, adding its name to a swelling list of corporate sponsors supporting the initiative. Should Sunderland be able to convince…

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VentureFest brings businesses together in…

14.09.2017

Hundreds of local businesses, entrepreneurs and investors descended upon Wynyard Hall yesterday (Wednesday 13 September), as national innovation event VentureFest staged its first Tees Valley edition. Collaboration was the key…

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Grid Smarter Cities enlists hedgehog…

14.09.2017

Newcastle-headquartered app developer hedgehog lab is turning its hand to a number of ‘smart’ solutions, after winning a six figure contract with a Sunderland-based tech firm. Working on several projects…

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hedgehog lab wins contract with…

12.09.2017

Digital consultancy hedgehog lab has secured a contract with a Sunderland-based tech firm to develop a number of ‘smart’ solutions. The six figure contract will see the Newcastle-headquartered app developer…

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Kids Digital Maker Party

12.09.2017

The Reece Foundation, in partnership with Opencast Software, Lhasa Limited and Hoults Yard, is excited to bring you a Kids Digital Maker Party!   Sunday 1st October, 12pm-4pm   We also have Go Ahead Training, Mad Lab, Drone…

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Hundreds of opportunities up for…

12.09.2017

Jobseekers can find out about over hundreds of employment opportunities at an annual jobs fair in North Tyneside. Sponsored by Utilitywise, this year’s Cobalt Jobs Fair takes place on Thursday…

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Are you a digital business…

11.09.2017

CALLING ALL INDUSTRY INNOVATORS!  Are you a digital business looking for rewarding CSR opportunities and to engage with schools?  23% of businesses in the North East state that the biggest…

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SAGE RECOGNISES THE UK’S START-UP…

07.09.2017

Sage, the market and technology leader for managing everything from money and people, today announced the four UK winners of the inaugural Start-Up Exchange Programme.  The international business exchange programme…

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7,000 Nissan Sunderland workers awarded…

07.09.2017

Thousands of Nissan employees are to be awarded the Freedom of the City of Sunderland, at a special ceremony today (Thursday 7 September) in Sunderland’s Civic Centre. The firm’s 7,000…

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GP Bullhound advises Cubic Motion…

04.09.2017

GP Bullhound, the European technology investment bank, acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Cubic Motion on an investment from NorthEdge, a leading growth-focused UK private equity firm. Based at…

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NRG lead the way in…

04.09.2017

NRG is part of a new initiative driven by the private and public sector throughout the North East, with the aim of changing perceptions of working in the customer contact…

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Local​ ​Tech​ ​Firm​ ​Bet​ ​On​…

01.09.2017

Bede​ ​Gaming,​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​fastest​ ​growing​ ​tech​ ​firms​ ​in​ ​the​ ​North​ ​East,​ ​has​ ​thrown​ ​its​ ​backing behind​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​region’s​ ​junior​ ​swimming​ ​stars.​ ​Emily​ ​Large​ ​is​ ​the​ ​European​…

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Digital and Technology Solutions Degree…

01.09.2017

The University of Sunderland is actively recruiting to our degree apprenticeship programmes and the Digital Apprenticeship Service is now fully operational. The Degree Apprenticeship (Level 6) programmes which are actively…

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Ryder Architecture lead an international…

31.08.2017

Ryder Architecture are leading an international team to design a blueprint for city dwelling combined with urban farming and sustainable development. Starting in Belgium, the emerging vision places wellbeing at…

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McDonald’s selects Capgemini to help…

31.08.2017

Fast-food chain decides to outsource its digital developments globally to French IT services giant. Fast-food chain McDonald’s has chosen Capgemini as its global supplier to support the use of digital…

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Technically Compatible appoint new Chief…

29.08.2017

Technically Compatible, a tech firm based out of Sunderland Software City, has announced that sales director Mike Rohan has been appointed as the company’s new chief executive officer as it…

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Newcastle University professor to lead…

29.08.2017

A Newcastle University professor has been chosen to lead the next phase of the Supergen Programme – a project to establish new hubs investigating ground-breaking approaches to sustainable energy technology.…

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Time to ‘Level Up’?

24.08.2017

In case you hadn’t heard, the team behind the 5-day ‘Newcastle Startup Week’ festival in May are running a 1-day ‘Newcastle Scaleup Summit‘ at the Live Theatre on 23 November.…

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Be Wellbeing secures £150k Northstar…

22.08.2017

Northstar Ventures has backed Be Wellbeing, the new trading arm of North East charity Tyneside and Northumberland Mind, with a £150k investment to fund its new centre at MEA House…

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Can you offer advice on…

21.08.2017

Bede Gaming are in the process of putting together an Intern Programme and are looking for any individuals or organisations who can offer advice and experience based around this. The…

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Kids Digital Maker Party Event…

21.08.2017

Over the next 10 years when most of the kids will be joining the workforce, technology and programming will be a massive skill and we’d like to help get the…

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Northumbria University now able to…

21.08.2017

Northumbria University has recently received funding to support SMEs to access Degree Apprenticeships to upskill their employees for programmes starting this autumn.  The funding available covers 90% of the learner’s…

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Newcastle’s NBS forging new team…

21.08.2017

Construction industry specialist NBS is creating an entire new team in a strategic move to further its business on an international scale. The Newcastle-based firm, which provides technical information, specification…

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Bede Gaming strikes Ezugi partnership

17.08.2017

Bede Gaming, a leading supplier of software to the online gaming industry, has strengthened its casino offering by striking a deal with live dealer provider Ezugi. Under the agreement, Ezugi’s…

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Growing talent in your business,…

17.08.2017

Getting the most from your workforce to scaleup your business Book your ticket  This Growth Hub Live event will feature Andrew McMillan, known for his role in defining and growing the John…

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Watch the region’s best tech…

15.08.2017

Join us in Leeds, Liverpool and Newcastle to witness the UK’s most exciting pitch competition, as we search for the North of England’s most promising early-stage tech companies. At each event, 10…

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North East law firm is…

15.08.2017

Newcastle-based Muckle LLP has revealed how artificial intelligence technology has helped to speed up the disclosure process on a multi-million pound dispute claim. With the application of AI becoming increasingly…

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TEESSIDE IS THE REGION’S TOP…

11.08.2017

Teesside University is the top North-East higher education institution for graduates securing professional and managerial level jobs, data has revealed. Six months after graduating from Teesside University, 57% of students…

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Digital Disruption: Exploring the future…

11.08.2017

September 1, 9.30-15.30 Northern Design Centre, Gateshead Register now! Attendance is limited.  http://www.digitaldisruption.org.uk Northumbria University invites you to a day exploring the future of digital disruption! In the last decade, digital…

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The region’s IT and technology…

10.08.2017

BT Dynamites 17, the region’s IT and technology awards, are open for entries. The Dynamites Awards are now in their fourth year and still the region’s only IT and Technology…

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Sage Atlanta Newcastle Start-up Exchange:…

07.08.2017

Sage is pleased to announce applications are still open for the inaugural Atlanta Newcastle Start-up Exchange. We’re please to announce the Atlanta Newcastle Start-Up Exchange, in partnership with the UK…

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Northern LEPs invited to bid…

04.08.2017

A new fund that aims to extend the regional legacy of next year’s Great Exhibition of the North by encouraging investment in Northern tech, creative and cultural industries has been…

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Newcastle architect reveals five key…

03.08.2017

Ryder Architects has bolstered its leadership team by promoting five of its team to partner level. Peter Barker, Gareth Callen, Andrew Costa, Richard Dorkin and Ronnie Graham now join senior…

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Search launched for North East…

03.08.2017

Innovative businesses looking for funding, partners, new customers and new recruits are urged to put themselves forward for a chance to take centre stage at VentureFest North East.   The region’s innovation conference today launched…

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NRG wins recruitment race to…

03.08.2017

Newcastle-based recruitment agency NRG will be responsible for making the key appointments that help shape the Great Exhibition of the North, after being appointed by NewcastleGateshead Initiative. Briefed with securing…

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hedgehog lab encourages businesses to…

31.07.2017

Newcastle app developer hedgehog lab is to host an event for decision makers, aimed at showing how new technologies and non-traditional ways of working can help businesses thrive in an…

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SuperInnovation Network – Latest challenges

27.07.2017

This week has seen Innovate UK launch many new funding competitions that are especially relevant to electronic vehicles, battery technology, low carbon technologies, business productivity, AI and machine learning. Why not…

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Forfusion’s 10th Year in Business…

27.07.2017

This year, Forfusion celebrates its 10th year in business. Starting from humble beginnings, white labelling services from a ‘broom cupboard’, Forfusion has grown into a multimillion pound consultancy hiring almost…

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Join the Capgemini Million Makers…

25.07.2017

Capgemini is participating in The Prince’s Trust Million Makers programme for 2017 and we are seeking other organisations to join us to demonstrate the generosity of the North East, as…

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Accenture have partnered with The…

24.07.2017

Accenture have partnered with The Chronicle Sunshine Fund who have recently launched their exclusive Sunshine Partner scheme. The scheme offers a unique opportunity for North East companies to design their…

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Sage Launches an International start-up…

24.07.2017

Some of the region’s most promising start-ups will have access to a new international business exchange programme, launched by tech trailblazer Sage. The market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and…

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Children’s Byte Night North East

21.07.2017

What is Byte Night? Byte Night is Action for Children’s biggest annual fundraiser; a national ‘sleep-out’ event. Each year, hundreds of like minded people from the technology and business arena…

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DWP – Helping the future…

06.07.2017

Last week we held a Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) event for pupils from two local secondary schools, at our digital hub in Newcastle. The aim of the day…

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Free Chance for Innovative Businesses…

06.07.2017

Calling all innovative businesses in the Tees Valley! Take centre stage at a major new event designed to celebrate and promote innovation in the area. VentureFest Tees Valley has launched…

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DWP – Unlocking the future…

04.07.2017

I’m Linda Newton, Delivery Support Manager for Universal Credit Live Service. Earlier this year we held a fantastic event where we welcomed students from two local secondary schools to learn…

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Dynamo 17 Conference – North…

04.07.2017

Dynamo’s fourth annual conference in Durham challenged tech companies in the region to think about new areas for growth The North East’s burgeoning IT sector has been challenged to be more in…

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Sunderland tech firm launches recruitment…

27.06.2017

A Sunderland-based tech company is expanding internationally after signing a deal to deliver support in the Philippines. Technically Compatible is working with Cloud Employee, the UK offshore software engineer provider,…

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Team behind durhamlane receives £125k…

26.06.2017

The team behind renowned sales consultancy firm durhamlane has received £125,000 investment to help them grow a software development spin-out company. The funding comes from the Finance for Business North…

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RTC North and Square One…

26.06.2017

With the ever changing economic climate and cumulative threats continuing to test even the strongest organisations, businesses are facing a variety of challenges as they strive to find growth and…

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Super Innovation Network Challenge –…

26.06.2017

Background: The Future Homes project is developing new housing for an ageing society. They will combine innovations in flexible living, materials, digital technology and zero/low energy systems to provide support…

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What on Earth are Tech…

26.06.2017

We have a number of exciting announcements, and we’d like you to be part of it! We’re running a series of events across the North of England where we’ll be…

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Sage teams up with Apprentice…

26.06.2017

30 young people will get the chance to launch their business idea with expert mentoring from software giant Sage and other business leaders. A programme providing a springboard to business success for…

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Waterstons launch Cyber Security Events

21.06.2017

Unmasking the bad guy Thursday 13th July 2017 from 6pm – BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA “Real world steps to protect your business from cyber…

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Generator NE offering a programme…

21.06.2017

Masterclasses We are now starting to programme our masterclasses for the Autumn, and are pleased to announce our ‘Access to Finance’ session below.  We always want to hear from you…

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Start-ups offered space to work…

21.06.2017

NBS hopes to attract fledging tech firms to the Newcastle’s Old Post Office, which won an award earlier this year Fledgling firms could get the chance to work in one…

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Geek Talent launch the Digital…

21.06.2017

We were proud to present at the Digital Skills Summit which aimed to be more than just another talking shop – pleased to say we thought the pledges and the…

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Atom Bank gets £30 million…

21.06.2017

Startup bank Atom has received a £30 million funding boost from the state-owned British Business Bank (BBB). British Business Bank Investments, the commercial arm of the BBB, announced it has…

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North East LEP urges region’s…

20.06.2017

Businesses across the North East are being urged to prepare for Brexit by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The LEP is teaming up with the Confederation of British…

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Institute of Coding Session taking…

19.06.2017

We invite you to attend an information session about the Institute of Coding (IoC), Wednesday June 21st, 9:00-10:30am in The Core, Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF.…

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Newcastle University health spinout creates…

15.06.2017

Changing Health, a spin-out company from Newcastle University and the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has recruited six new employees following a £1m funding round. The business, which works to…

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Tees Valley to Join UK…

13.06.2017

Tees Valley is to move onto the national innovation stage after securing a place in the Venturefest calendar of UK events. The move has come following last year’s successful trial…

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#D17 Hack launched as part…

13.06.2017

To demonstrate the incredible talent and innovation we have in the North East, we will be running a live Hackathon during Dynamo 17 conference on Monday 03 July. The Hackathon…

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Accenture & Dynamo Host Digital…

12.06.2017

Mark Larsen and Allan King, Managing Directors at Accenture’s UK Delivery Centre in Newcastle along with Dynamo North East welcome you to a discussion on Digital Disruption in the modern…

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Northumbrian Water Hackathon: 12–13 July

12.06.2017

“Nationally more than 20% of all potable water produced is lost and wasted during distribution – we need help to reduce the cost of detection and resolution.” Sponsored data integration…

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MSC students looking for work…

08.06.2017

Northumbria students working on an innovative MSc Programme with ‘advanced practice’ are looking for  an unpaid (or paid if you insist) work placement from September to December this year. They…

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NWG host Festival of Innovation…

08.06.2017

NWG are really excited to be creating this fantastic showcase of innovative thinking and new technology in Newcastle from 10 -14 July 2017. A truly unique event, taking six problems…

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Sunderland University to host the…

07.06.2017

Welcome The 31st British Human Computer Interaction Conference will be held between the 3rd and 6th July 2017 at the University of Sunderland’s St. Peter’s Campus. The conference is organised…

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Ward Hadaway does a double…

05.06.2017

Ward Hadaway was the proud recipient of two Northern Law Awards at the 2017 ceremony held at the Hilton Hotel on June 1st. The corporate team was crowned Corporate/Commercial Team…

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The latest news from the…

01.06.2017

It’s Innovation Festival Season With light nights and lovely weather, festival season is finally here.  Northumbrian Water are taking inspiration and are running an innovation festival, 10-14 July at Newcastle Racecourse. …

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hedgehog lab among Europe’s best

01.06.2017

Newcastle-Headquartered app developer hedgehog lab has scooped a major European award after prolonged growth and investment in cutting-edge technologies. The ‘post-PC’ digital consultancy triumphed over competition from hundreds of other businesses to be…

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