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Maven leads £2.7 million investment…

15.06.2018

Maven has led a £2.7 million investment in intranet software specialist Orchidsoft. The funding will enable the business to expand its sales and marketing efforts across the UK and US…

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RIBA partners with Lloyds to…

12.06.2018

  The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and LDC – the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group – have agreed a partnership to support the future growth of…

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SCRATCH: Ready-Steady-Code

06.06.2018

September 2018 An engaging, hands-on and easy to follow introduction to SCRATCH +Ready-Steady-Code + Maths Age-appropriate workshops for adults working with children in Key Stages Two and Three Using concepts…

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THE NORTH EAST EXHIBITION FOR…

06.06.2018

Following the very successful 2017 event, The North East Exhibition for Future Engineers will be held again in 2018 at the Beacon of Light building in Sunderland on October 3rd…

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Dynamo Careers Event – 20th…

05.06.2018

Dynamo North East, in partnership with North Tyneside Learning Trust, are delighted to host a CPD networking event at Burnside Business and Enterprise College on Wednesday 20th June, 4.00pm. The…

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Dynamo to Host Devolution Update…

05.06.2018

Monday 11th June, 5.30pm – 7.30pm , Hoults Yard.  Dynamo will be holding a Devolution Update event kindly hosted by Hoults Yard where the meeting will be led by Rob Hamilton, Head…

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Square One Law enters deal…

05.06.2018

Square One Law has entered into an exclusive relationship with NEL Fund Managers to support the implementation of key elements of the £120m North East Fund Supported By The European…

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Institute of Coding – Dynamo…

04.06.2018

Wednesday 18th July 2018 08:30am to 11am Riverside A room, National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland SR6 0GL This workshop is for Dynamo members, but open to any large Digital…

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MILESTONE FOR NEWCASTLE ‘SUPER SCHOOL’…

04.06.2018

A new milestone has been reached in the construction of Newcastle’s first University Technical College (UTC) being established on the rapidly emerging Stephenson Quarter. A ‘topping out’ ceremony has been…

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NORTH EAST BASED AGENCY ORANGE…

29.05.2018

LONDON: Formula One is set to land in Covent Garden this summer with the arrival of a Sahara Force India Team car, in partnership with North East interaction design agency,…

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Digital Minister Matt Hancock to…

29.05.2018

Digital Minister Matt Hancock will be the keynote speaker at a major IT conference in Newcastle next month. The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport will speak at the…

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New scheme to create tech…

25.05.2018

A revolutionary scheme is underway in the region to bridge digital skills gaps and create the next generation of technology entrepreneurs. Businesses and education providers have teamed up to carry…

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tombola invests in North East…

25.05.2018

With this year’s Dynamo 18 conference theme of “Region of the future – innovate, learn, grow” tombola’s recent announcement of their partnership with the University of Sunderland to launch a…

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How Newcastle’s Northstar Ventures is…

24.05.2018

A new innovation and networking group is launching in Newcastle this week which will look at both the challenges and opportunities within our increasingly ageing population. The global innovation platform,…

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Square One Law opens latest…

24.05.2018

Square One Law has continued its regional expansion with the opening of a new office in Tees Valley, as well as a new managing partner. Building on the commercial law…

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Intensive Industrial Innovation Programme

22.05.2018

New Opportunity for SMEs in the North East to work with funded Industrial PhD Research Students   Northumbria is collaborating with Durham, Newcastle and Teesside Universities as part of the…

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HIGH SPEC HQ FOR HIGH…

22.05.2018

The operator of Europe’s biggest online bingo sites is about to unveil its new £7m campus in Sunderland. With completion only weeks away, tombola’s designers are preparing to reveal the…

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Great Exhibition of the North…

22.05.2018

Opportunities for businesses include:   Brand association with England’s biggest event in 2018. International exposure as part of the successful GREAT Britain Campaign. Potential to collaborate on creative and innovative…

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Fuller Working Lives – Employer…

11.05.2018

Workers aged 50 and over are crucial to the future of the economy. Are you unlocking the potential of your “Older Workers”? Why not attend one of our Events to……..…

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North East uni tops entrepreneurial…

09.05.2018

Northumbria University has come first in a ranking of the top UK universities for graduate business startups based on turnover. The latest Higher Education Business and Community Interaction Survey (HEBCIS)…

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NRG delivers award winning employability…

09.05.2018

NRG have once again proudly supported Esh Group to deliver their award winning ‘Building My Skills’ programme for the academic year 2017/18. ‘Building My Skills’, which recently received the Queens…

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VentureFest Tees Valley announce Innovation…

02.05.2018

Businesses from every corner of Teesside have responded to the call out for transformative ideas to be showcased as part of the region’s innovation conference. Darlington-based CRESS Systems, whose innovative…

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Newcastle Startup Week (14-18 May)

01.05.2018

Newcastle Startup Week (14-18 May 2018) is a 5-day (& night), citywide & multi-venue festival that inspires, motivates & helps more people to start or grow their business in the…

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NEWCASTLE SOFTWARE HOUSE JUMPS INTO…

26.04.2018

Design and Digital agency JUMP have successfully launched the latest international software brand to have its origins in Newcastle. JUMP was commissioned by clinical research software house Datatrial to create…

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Dynamo Launch 2018 Careers Event

26.04.2018

Dynamo North East, in partnership with North Tyneside Learning Trust, are delighted to host a CPD networking event at Burnside Business and Enterprise College on Wednesday 20th June, 4.00pm. The…

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Digital Leaders Week: 18 –…

25.04.2018

  Welcome to Digital Leaders Week  Digital Leaders Week is a national celebration of opportunities, challenges and support for the digital transformation of Britain’s businesses, public services and society. Including…

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Durham University becomes first in…

25.04.2018

Durham University has become the first university in the North – and one of only two across the country – to sign up to a growing environmental initiative aimed at…

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VentureFest Tees Valley announce line-up…

19.04.2018

Bringing together business leaders with funding and innovation experts, VentureFest Tees Valley has today announced the first speakers set to address crowds at the one-day conference. The head of pioneering…

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(ISC)2 North East England Chapter…

19.04.2018

(ISC)2 North East England Chapter presents a FREE, full day conference, open to both (ISC)2 and non-(ISC)2 members: “The Human Firewall” Humans have become the weakest link in the security…

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Date announced for North East…

11.04.2018

The region’s innovation conference is set to return to St James’ Park for 2018, shining a spotlight on the North East businesses who are changing the face of industry with…

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VANILLA TASTES SUCCESS IN ENTERPRISE…

11.04.2018

ONE of the UK’s leading enterprise software specialists increased turnover by almost 50 per cent to announce record results for 2017. Vanilla Solutions which specialises in IFS Applications consultancy and…

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NEWCASTLE SOFTWARE HOUSE DOUBLE BID…

10.04.2018

Newcastle-based clinical research software house, Datatrial is predicting it will double turnover and increase its headcount by 50 per cent by the end of 2020, after being successful in two…

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North East now one of…

10.04.2018

Demand for IT skills has seen tech professionals receive a 22% pay bump over five years. Tech professionals in the North East are among the highest paid in the country,…

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New statistics show how the…

10.04.2018

According to new research from RSM, the number of new tech companies set up in the region rose by over 70 per cent in 2017. In total, there were 173…

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GP Bullhound advises eBECS on…

09.04.2018

eBECS is an award-winning Microsoft Gold Partner delivering Total Microsoft Business Solutions and Managed Services that help customers digitally transform their businesses. Headquartered in Chesterfield, UK, the company has operations…

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Teesside University: ExpoTees 16-17 May…

09.04.2018

ExpoTees 2018 DATE:  Wednesday 16 & Thursday 17 May 2018 TIME:  1.00pm – 5.00pm LOCATION:  The Curve, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BX Come along to ExpoTees 2018 and meet our graduate stars…

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Newcastle leisure group acquires three…

05.04.2018

Stessa Leisure has completed the first stage of establishing a portfolio of énergie Fitness clubs in the North East after acquiring three gyms in the region. Advised by commercial law…

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Retrain, Retain, Recruit – Is…

29.03.2018

By 2020 the over 50s will make up almost a third of the working age population. Have you got a strategy in place for their recruitment, development and retention? Employer…

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GOVERNMENT’S CHIEF DIGITAL AND MEDIA…

27.03.2018

THE Director General for Digital and Media Policy was among guest speakers at the region’s annual tech sector dinner. Matthew Gould joined more than 100 chief executives, directors, MPs and…

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Winners announced for the 2018…

26.03.2018

The awards championed key players in the region’s digital sector, celebrating the successful entrepreneurial path of business founders and leaders. Performance Horizon was awarded the ‘Overall Judges’ Award’ at the…

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TAIT WALKER WELCOMES NEW TAX…

26.03.2018

TAIT WALKER, the largest independent accountancy firm in the North East, has appointed Andrew Fitton as tax director to join its growing tax team. Andrew Fitton joins the Tait Walker…

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University of Sunderland to open…

21.03.2018

The University of Sunderland has been successful in its bid to open a new medical school. Today (March 20), the government’s department of health and social care announced that the…

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Join us at the MindSphere…

21.03.2018

Urban Sciences Building, 1 Science Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5TG * This event has been rescheduled from 5 March 2018 – REGISTER HERE Newcastle University and Siemens are changing how…

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GP Bullhound invests in Quixel

20.03.2018

Quixel was founded in 2011 and develops tools for 3D artists, primarily in the video gaming and film industries. The company’s main product is Megascans, the world’s largest and fastest…

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greenbean by NRG becomes a…

14.03.2018

greenbean by NRG are proud to become members of APSCo, the membership body dedicated to understanding and supporting the needs of recruitment firms involved in professional staffing APSCo was formed…

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College celebrates success with business…

13.03.2018

Sunderland College hosted a prestigious event to celebrate an award-winning year with the business community. Over 40 business leaders attended the exclusive lunch event, which took place on Friday 9th…

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Waterstons Host A&VR Working Group…

12.03.2018

Wednesday 28th March  Waterstons host a Virtual and Augmented Reality working group where like-minded people from the AEC sector get together, share their ideas, challenges and thoughts on this emerging…

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FINANCECAMP NORTH EAST TO BRING…

12.03.2018

FinanceCamp North East is back and set to connect innovative and growing businesses with access to financial solutions from investors and lenders. St James’ Park, Newcastle will play host to…

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Northumberland pet store becomes first…

09.03.2018

A Morpeth-based pet store, My Pet HQ, has become the first Northumberland business to join Northumbria Water’s Refill Durham and North East initiative in a bid to reduce plastic waste…

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Gender equality in the UK…

09.03.2018

With International Women’s Day upon us, there is a growing trend for women in creative, digital and technology to exert more influence and thought-leadership than in other industry sectors. Here,…

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Gateshead tech firm sees strong…

08.03.2018

A specialist Gateshead technology firm is planning further expansion in the coming months after seeing continued demand for its advanced education quality assurance software. Team Valley-based Mesma has achieved strong…

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NRG interview with Tombola COO…

07.03.2018

tombola’s Chief Operating Officer, James Beard, talks openly about his journey with one of the region’s leading technology companies NRG, the leading North East headquartered recruitment company, was appointed by…

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Muckle LLP appointed by Godfrey…

07.03.2018

North East-based furniture designer and manufacturer, Godfrey Syrett, has appointed leading law firm for businesses, Muckle LLP to support its future growth. Godfrey Syrett recently announced growth plans to take…

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NRG successfully recruits Jason Legget…

02.03.2018

Jason Legget talks about his recent appointment as Project Director of Scaleup North East, a significant programme led by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), and delivered by RTC…

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GP Bullhound advises Gamer Network…

02.03.2018

Established in 1999, Gamer Network is one of the world’s leading games media businesses and is home to editorial and community websites and YouTube channels, including internationally renowned flagship brands…

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Northumbrian Water turn to hedgehog…

23.02.2018

Newcastle technology consultancy hedgehog lab has been chosen by Northumbrian Water Group as their preferred innovation partner for the coming year. As part of the agreement, hedgehog lab will play…

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North East Futures UTC: You…

23.02.2018

22 March 2018 9:00-10:30am at NBS The Old Post Office, NE1 1RH We are currently booking in places for our very first Partner Breakfast, which is being kindly hosted by…

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Teesside University graduates snap up…

23.02.2018

A tech startup founded by Teesside University graduates has signed a major contract to develop an innovative digital sales platform for a multinational chemicals company. Big Nasty Studios successfully pitched…

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Entries open for the Northern…

19.02.2018

The Northern Tech Awards returns this year, and with it the second edition of the Northern Tech 100 League Table. The league table celebrates the top 100 fastest-growing tech companies…

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greenbean by NRG becomes exclusive…

19.02.2018

Firstsource Solutions, the UK’s leading customer experience expert has chosen greenbean by NRG recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) specialists to manage their latest recruitment drive. A global leader in business process…

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North East LEP to publish…

16.02.2018

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) is to unveil its first annual ‘Our Economy’ report at Sage Gateshead on Tuesday March 6, 2018. Presenting an overview of the North…

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VENTUREFEST TEES VALLEY IS BACK…

16.02.2018

Tickets are now available for this year’s VentureFest Tees Valley – a day dedicated to helping Tees Valley businesses discover how innovation can help them to remain relevant, competitive and…

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TCS CAD & BIM Solutions…

16.02.2018

TCS CAD & BIM Solutions Limited is a well-established company having recently celebrated its 22nd birthday. We are based in a suburb of Stockton on Tees, started as a sole…

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greenbean by NRG assists regional…

13.02.2018

greenbean by NRG assists regional inward investment as start-up business Autonomous FM relocates to the North East Autonomous FM, an independent provider of Facilities Management services, approached greenbean by NRG,…

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North East law firm celebrates…

13.02.2018

Newcastle’s Muckle LLP has assisted and advised CPL Limited for another year running its high-profile Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament. ​Statistics published by CPL for the 2017 tournament show…

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Gateshead’s Advantex customer service training…

13.02.2018

North East IT company, Advantex is developing with ambitious growth plans following customer service improvement training – said to have boosted frontline operations. The Follingsby Park-based enterprise level IT provider…

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Northumbria University Public Lecture –…

09.02.2018

Professor Lars Erik Holmquist, Professor of Innovation, Arts, Design and Social Sciences, Northumbria University Design Building, City Campus East, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne  Refreshments will be available from 6pm Title: Grounded Innovation:…

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Gateshead College launches Gamerama 3

06.02.2018

Wednesday 14th February, 11.00am-3.00pm Our Baltic Campus will be transformed into a gaming and creative zone. Ask questions, look at facilities, see demos, meet the team and find out more.…

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BIM Show Live 2018

05.02.2018

WHAT IS BIM SHOW LIVE? BIM Show Live is best known as the Construction Industry conference which packs a punch. Far from the norm, it’s disruptive thinking elevates this technology-led…

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GP Bullhound advises uberall on…

05.02.2018

Founded in 2013 in Berlin, uberall is recognised as one of the fastest growing B2B software companies in Europe, serving clients globally across 80 countries. The company offers a software…

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greenbean by NRG is selected…

05.02.2018

Connect Health has engaged greenbean by NRG recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) specialists to manage their clinical resourcing strategy. As exclusive partner, greenbean will manage the resourcing strategy for the Physiotherapy…

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Schools North East announce launch…

05.02.2018

SCHOOLS NorthEast is delighted to announce that we will be holding our fourth annual FutureReady Conference on Friday 2 March at Durham County Cricket Club, Chester-le-Street. We would like to offer…

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Sage Sessions: Created To Help…

05.02.2018

Sage Sessions is a completely new event designed to give you everything you need to become the Practice of the Future. A business briefing designed for Sage Partners and Accountants,…

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Newcastle’s Tait Walker acquires over…

01.02.2018

Tait Walker has acquired clients from Haltwhistle-based Hadrian Financial Services in a move that will expand the firm’s regional reputation as a wealth management specialist. The acquisition will see more…

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NRG supports the appointment of…

30.01.2018

NRG has been working in partnership with Home Group, one of the UK’s largest providers of homes for sale and affordable rent and a leader in integrated housing, health and…

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Northumberland County Council aims to…

30.01.2018

Northumberland County Council has pledged a considered budget as it looks to save £65m over the next four years. In February 2018, councillors are to consider proposed efficiencies of £8.2m…

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Newcastle tech firm link up…

30.01.2018

A Newcastle technology consultancy has announced that they will be joined by a representative of Amazon at their upcoming event. hedgehog lab hopes that their ​Innovate Now event​ will provide…

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Region launches vision for £40m…

29.01.2018

THE vision for a £40m Newcastle-based International Centre for Connected Construction will be launched at the House of Lords today. Northumbria University and regional IT network Dynamo have been working…

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Get Into Cobalt 2018

26.01.2018

19th February – 2nd March 2018, 10AM – 3:00PM Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside is the biggest office park in the UK. Some of the world’s top companies are located…

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The Northern Digital Jobs Strategy

26.01.2018

Tech North and EY are launching the Northern Digital Jobs Strategy, a plan to eradicate the North’s digital skills crisis. The ‘digital skills crisis’ is never far from the headlines…

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Teesside University launches new programme…

11.12.2017

Teesside University Business School (TUBS) is launching a new MBA programme which aims to build the region’s entrepreneurial leadership skills. The course will be the flagship programme for the newly…

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Newcastle to host international drone…

06.12.2017

Newcastle will this month play host to an international conference on the future of drones in search and rescue. Taking place at Newcastle University on December 11, the event will…

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Professorial Lecture by Professor Chris…

04.12.2017

Professorial Lecture by Professor Chris Bowerman at the University of Sunderland on Wednesday 31 January, 6pm Professor Chris Bowerman is a Professor of Data Science (Artificial Intelligence) in the Faculty…

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North Tyneside Learning Trust –…

28.11.2017

The WOW project is designed to equip all children and young people for the World of Work (WOW) and spans every stage of the learning journey, from Early Years Foundation…

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RTC North launches programme to…

28.11.2017

Sunderland-based business support company RTC North is on the hunt for 15 of the region’s ambitious small business leaders to get involved in a new, fully-funded programme to boost productivity.…

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Green light for construction to…

28.11.2017

The eagerly-anticipated National Innovation Centre has been granted permission to go-ahead at Science Central, in Newcastle city centre. As part of the wider future city vision, the Centre will play…

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Newcastle Scaleup Summit shines a…

24.11.2017

Over 150 delegates gathered yesterday (November 23) at Live Theatre, Newcastle, to attend the first ever Newcastle Scaleup Summit. The event, aimed at helping people learn how to take their…

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First two firms on board…

24.11.2017

NBS, the construction information and knowledge management service provider, has announced that the first tenants have moved into its newly developed business incubator space in Newcastle. Based at the Old…

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Newcastle University partners with Alan…

22.11.2017

Newcastle University is set to join the national institute for data science – The Alan Turing Institute – as a new university partner. In recognition of Newcastle’s world-leading expertise in…

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Generator & Digital Union: Start-Up…

21.11.2017

Generator & Digital Union are pleased to announce our Start Up Advice Day! BOOK YOUR FREE TICKET This event is aimed at early stage creative and digital businesses and will…

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South Tyneside Cabinet to meet…

21.11.2017

A new milestone for plans to help deliver more than 5,000 jobs and attract more than £300m of development is looming. The milestone is for the International Advanced Manufacturing Park…

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Announcing the winners of Northern…

17.11.2017

Four months of intense competition came to a head at the Tech North Northern Stars grand final today. 20 finalists pitched at the event hosted by our very own Martin Bryant. Four…

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NRG appoints three new Board…

17.11.2017

NRG continues to go from strength to strength announcing new Board level appointments NRG, the North-East headquartered recruitment company, announces today the appointment of three new Board level appointments.  Leanne…

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Latest Blog from Stuart Lynn:…

17.11.2017

I’m attending a Dynamo North East board meeting at Newcastle College. Due to work and travel commitments, it’s the first board meeting I could attend for a while. The Dynamo board meeting…

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New North East UTC principal…

16.11.2017

North East Futures University Technical College (UTC) has appointed its principal designate ahead of its grand opening to the first cohort of Year 10 and Year 12 students in September…

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Advanced and Specialist Digital Skills…

15.11.2017

The Government is carrying out research into the advanced and specialist digital skills needs of the UK. The Digital and Skills and Inclusion team within the Department for Culture, Media and…

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Record crowds gather to celebrate…

15.11.2017

Venturefest North East welcomed a record attendance at the region’s annual innovation event, which took place at St James’ Park in Newcastle for the fifth time yesterday (14 November). The…

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Home Building Revolution: MOBIE Advanced…

15.11.2017

Breakfast Event  Tuesday 22nd Nov  8:00am  –  9:30am  The Curve, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BX Be part of the Revolution in Home Building: Find out about courses in ‘Advanced Home…

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Perfect your pitch with Maven…

15.11.2017

Tuesday 28th November, 9am – 11am at the Xcel Centre in Newton Aycliffe: Perfect your pitch with Maven and Growth Capital Ventures: a roundtable pitch event for businesses looking to…

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NRG supports the NHS Business…

15.11.2017

NRG, the North East headquartered recruitment company, have been chosen to partner with the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) to recruit senior executives. The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) is…

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North East universities collaborate on…

13.11.2017

Newcastle, Northumbria and Durham Universities are coming together to create a new North East energy hub, which will work to tackle energy challenges as well as forge stronger ties with…

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Generator & Digital Union are…

10.11.2017

This event is aimed at early stage creative and digital businesses and will be showcasing the support available from both Generator/Digital Union, and that of our Digital Union members. Come…

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GP Bullhound advises TIS on…

10.11.2017

Founded in 2010, TIS is a leading global cloud platform for managing corporate payments and cash flows. The company plans to use the new funding to further accelerate product development…

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New FD at Scott Logic…

06.11.2017

National software consultancy Scott Logic has signalled its ongoing growth plans with the appointment of Laura Donelly as Finance Director. Laura, who joins the fast growing software consultancy from the…

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Immersive Innovation Challenge

06.11.2017

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST   Great Exhibition of the North, in partnership with the Innovation SuperNetworkand the Digital Catapult North East & Tees Valley, would like to invite companies to take part in…

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Watersense: Maintaining great taste and…

06.11.2017

Ensuring consistent experience of water is challenging. Taste and odour are influenced by many factors. Help us discover new insights from our data Sponsored data integration and expression project with…

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Sage to release second £370k…

06.11.2017

FTSE 100 tech giant Sage has launched the second round of funding from its Enterprise Fund, which supports the creation of emerging entrepreneurial programmes to help improve the lives of…

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Sunderland’s Inflo partners with Grant…

06.11.2017

Sunderland-based Inflo Limited has partnered with accountancy leader Grant Thornton UK LLP after a close collaboration between the two over the past year. The formal announcement follows the duo working…

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BT Newcastle celebrates 20th year…

06.11.2017

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this week, BT’s fast-growing Newcastle contact centre has announced plans to create 70 jobs in the next six months. Bolstering its ranks with the recruitment of…

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Innovate Now

31.10.2017

Innovate Now is aimed at decision makers from local organisations, bringing together a community of forward-thinkers and doers, where we demonstrate how they can adopt innovative technologies and theories to get ‘ahead of the…

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Disadvantaged Newcastle youngsters get a…

27.10.2017

Last week saw Capgemini and The Prince’s Trust deliver their first ‘Get Started’ course in Newcastle upon Tyne.  Through their digital partnership, they have so far supported over 170 young…

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North East’s top technology firms…

24.10.2017

Atom Bank wins the outstanding achievement at the event organised by the Dynamo group. The top talent in the North East’s technology sector has been celebrated at the annual Dynamite…

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Professional Lecture: ‘Too big for…

24.10.2017

Professorial Lecture by Professor Lynne Hall at the University of Sunderland on Thursday 16 November at 6.00pm. Too big for fences: Engaging the User in the Experience Lynne Hall is…

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Northumbrian Water Group invests £3.5m…

24.10.2017

Northumbrian Water Group has announced a multi-million pound investment in its IT infrastructure. The Newcastle-headquartered water company signed a contract with IBM United Kingdom Ltd, worth over £3.5m for the…

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North East pupils engineer their…

17.10.2017

Over 2,500 pupils from across the North East explored the world of engineering at the region’s first ‘Bring it On!’ event. The two-day exhibition, the first event of its kind…

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Europe P&G Hackathon, 24-25th Nov…

17.10.2017

Come and help P&G teach our brands to talk! ithackathon.pg.com Procter & Gamble is one of the top global consumer goods companies with many well-known and trusted brands such as…

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Tech Sales Consultancy is ‘Storming’…

17.10.2017

A Newcastle-based Sales Consulting business was founded earlier this year to meet the demand of growing and ambitious technology sector businesses in improving their sales performance. Stormcast Sales Consulting was…

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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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