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North East real estate industry…

20.12.2023

North East businesses from across the real estate sector are gearing up to showcase the very best of the region’s opportunities on a world stage at MIPIM. Invest Newcastle, part…

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Stef Monaco to lead Opencast’s…

28.11.2023

Independent technology consultancy Opencast has appointed a head of social impact, reaffirming its commitment to being a purpose-driven business. Stef Monaco’s appointment comes months after the company submitted an application…

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Communicate celebrates double shortlisting in…

27.11.2023

National IT, telecoms and cyber-security specialists, Communicate, celebrate dual shortlisting in this year’s Cyber Security Awards. The company has been nominated for the third time running in the Threat Detection…

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Virtual Memory Box for children…

21.11.2023

Virtual Memory Box, a digital innovation that saves precious memories for children and young people in care has won the Tech for Good category in the prestigious Prolific North Awards.…

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Digital marketers named as finalists…

27.10.2023

A NORTH East digital marketing agency has been shortlisted for a prestigious industry award in recognition of the ‘enviable’ return on investment (ROI) its team earned for one of its…

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Record year sees South Tyneside…

19.09.2023

Staff at a South Tyneside technology firm named one of The Sunday Times’ Best Places to Work are celebrating a record year. Howell Technology Group (HTG) has seen revenue grow…

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Aspiring to help: Running the…

12.09.2023

Colleagues at Aspire Technology Solutions showcased their dedication by participating in the Great North Run to support local charities This past weekend, the dedicated team members of Gateshead-based Aspire Technology…

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Law firm relocates to newly…

22.08.2023

National law firm Weightmans has relocated its Birmingham operations in a move which solidifies its commitment to sustainable and responsible business. The firm moved to 103 Colmore Row, Birmingham’s tallest…

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North East digital tech sector…

15.08.2023

North of Tyne’s digital technology sector is growing four times faster than the region’s wider economy, as more people flock towards jobs in tech. ‘Career Changers’, namely people bringing skills…

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Northcoders Group PLC announces Government…

25.07.2023

Northcoders (AIM:CODE), the independent provider of training programmes for software coding, is pleased to announce that the Group has been successful in securing further funding from the Department for Education…

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Recruitrite wins a TeesTech Award…

22.06.2023

Darlington-based recruitment agency Recruitrite has been honoured with a Digital Transformation Award at the 2023 Tees Tech Awards, recognising its exceptional adoption of Excelpoint’s no-code technology to transform business operations.…

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Ward Hadaway announces key promotions…

20.06.2023

Ward Hadaway, a leading Northern law firm headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, has announced a total of 19 promotions across its offices in Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle.12 of those have…

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Sunderland professor awarded MBE for…

19.06.2023

A University of Sunderland professor who is playing a key role in shaping the future of teacher training has been awarded an MBE in the King’s Birthday Honours list. Professor…

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DYNAMO APPOINTS JAMES BUNTING AS…

17.05.2023

THE region’s leading tech network has a new Advisory Board Chair to help drive the next stage of its growth and support more North East tech companies. Dynamo has appointed…

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OPENCAST WINS JUDGES LEADERSHIP PRIZE…

24.04.2023

Newcastle-founded independent tech consultancy Opencast has won the prestigious Judges Leadership Award at the 2023 Northern Tech Awards – with chief executive Tom Lawson picking up the prize for “the…

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Sunderland AFC partners with Newcastle…

20.04.2023

Scores of families are becoming more tech-savvy thanks to the Foundation of Light’s partnership with Shout Digital. A digital skills programme has been created in collaboration between Sunderland AFC’s official…

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Richard Corbridge appointed new DWP…

17.04.2023

Richard (Rich) Corbridge joins DWP Digital on 11 April and will take over from Simon McKinnon as DWP’s Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO). Rich’s skills, experience, and track record…

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North East start-up hits 50+…

05.04.2023

New Dynamo member and North East EdTech start-up which launched during the pandemic has hit users in over 50 countries. Roadmap MBA, headquartered in Gateshead, aim to bring FREE business…

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MINCOFFS ADVISES ON SALE OF…

28.03.2023

A MIDLANDS-BASED food supply chain specialist has been acquired by a global leader in software management solutions, thanks to legal support from Newcastle-based Mincoffs Solicitors. Food safety software platform Qadex,…

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Nomad Digital placed #1 in…

06.12.2022

Nomad Digital are delighted to place at number one in the TransportTech 50 ranking for the UK’s most innovative transport technology creators for 2022! The final ranking was decided by…

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Franco-British Trade & Investment Awards…

30.11.2022

Newcastle-based IT Consultancy, Infotel UK Consulting, have been announced as a finalist for the Levelling-Up Award in The Franco-British Trade & Investment Awards. The Award recognises a company that has…

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Muckle goes platinum with prestigious…

28.11.2022

Leading regional law firm for businesses, Muckle LLP has been awarded Platinum status by the internationally recognised accreditation scheme Investors in People, placing it 2nd in the world rankings of…

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Monstarlab marks one year anniversary…

16.11.2022

Global digital consultancy, Monstarlab, has secured two industry heavyweights, based out of the Newcastle office to spearhead the continued expansion of the UK team. The move will further boost the…

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ABSOLUTE DYNAMITE: TECH AWARDS ARE…

11.11.2022

THE biggest ever Dynamites Awards celebrated the superstars and rising stars of the region’s successful tech sector. The Dynamites 22 Awards attracted a record 520 attendees and more entries than…

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OPENCAST NAMED IN TOP 20…

07.11.2022

TYNESIDE-headquartered tech consultancy Opencast has been ranked 20th in a list of the 50 fastest growing companies in the North East. The prestigious Ward Hadaway North East Fastest 50 Awards,…

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OPENCAST NAMED IN NEWSWEEK’S UK…

03.11.2022

Global news publisher Newsweek has announced its first-ever annual rankings for the UK’s Top 100 ‘Most Loved Workplaces’ list – and Tyneside technology consultancy Opencast is ranked at number 19…

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NatWest and Oak Engage win…

18.10.2022

The Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC) National Awards ceremony took place on Friday 23rd September and saw NatWest win Best Intranet with Oak Engage. Nearly 400 internal communication professionals came…

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Global tech consultancy expands in…

17.10.2022

A year after the announcement of a new Newcastle office, global tech consultancy Thoughtworks today reveals it will be recruiting for an additional 80 jobs, while moving into a new…

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Mediaworks chief named among UK’s…

07.10.2022

Brett Jacobson, founder and CEO of North East headquartered Mediaworks, has been named as one of The LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2022. The programme, which is…

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Ten tech startups set to…

05.10.2022

10 early-stage technology companies have gained a place on an exciting new Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G accelerator programme, set to begin in Sunderland this month. Launched by Sunderland…

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Demand for data analytics and…

16.09.2022

Seriös Group, the North East-based data analytics and testing consultancy has doubled its first year revenue to achieve a turnover of £1.42m and is already on track to repeat the…

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Both of Newcastle’s Universities nominated…

02.09.2022

Newcastle’s two Higher Education institutions, Newcastle and Northumbria Universities, have both been nominated for the Times Higher Education (THE) University of the Year Award 2022, firmly cementing the city as…

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Graduate returns to her Romanian…

01.09.2022

Hulya Anefi only graduated from the University of Sunderland this summer, but she could already be on her way to international success… The Fashion Design and Promotion graduate has been…

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OPENCAST CERTIFIED AS A ‘MOST…

30.08.2022

TYNESIDE-headquartered Opencast has been certified as a Most Loved Workplace®, following research and analysis from the respected Best Practice Institute (BPI). Opencast’s Most Loved Workplace certification follows a comprehensive look…

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Aspire celebrates 16 years of…

26.08.2022

Aspire Technology Solutions held an employee party on the rooftop of their impressive office to celebrate 16 years of business. Aspire first opened its doors back in 2006 as a…

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Graduate launches two books to…

26.08.2022

“I wanted my kids and everyone’s kids to learn from an early age that it is okay for them to be who they are” University of Sunderland graduate and mum-of-two…

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Get your very own personal…

19.08.2022

Newcastle software house Nebula Labs have partnered with leading personal trainer Frankie G Clark to develop an app so people can have their favourite personal trainers in the palm of…

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Newcastle recruitment platform raises £500k…

18.08.2022

A Newcastle company which aims to revolutionise technology recruitment has raised £500,000 from the North East Venture Fund (NEVF), supported by the European Regional Development Fund and managed by Mercia,…

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NORTH EAST BUSINESS MESMA NAMED…

11.08.2022

A Tyne and Wear technology specialist has been named as the only finalist from the region in a national award category that recognises the country’s top small business founders who…

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Northcoders announces Government contract win

09.08.2022

Newcastle-based Northcoders, the independent provider of training programmes for software coding, is pleased to announce that it has been successful in securing further funding from the  Department for Education Skills…

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Roaring success: finding the next…

04.08.2022

Fresh off the back of England Women’s Euro 2022 success, the University of Sunderland is offering a unique chance to find the star female players of tomorrow. Team Sunderland, the…

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100% employment for first graduates…

22.07.2022

Launched just months before Covid-19 forced the country into lockdown – an Occupational Therapy degree has seen every one of its students land industry-level jobs before they even graduated. Despite…

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Lauren looks forward to international…

18.07.2022

The legacy of a North East champion of education is reaching across the globe, thanks to a young graduate teacher. Primary Education student Lauren Ord, 25, graduated from the University…

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CLOUD EXPERTS HTG ON EXPANSION…

05.07.2022

SECURE cloud expert Howell Technology Group (HTG) is on the expansion trail, doubling the size of its premises in a move that will allow it to create at least 20…

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R² Factory at Rolls-Royce partners…

28.06.2022

Newcastle-based Northcoders has with partnered R2 Factory which is part of the Rolls-Royce Group, to deliver its next generation of mid-level developers using the Developer Incubator product. Northcoders’ Developer Incubator…

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North East Digital Workplace Safety…

23.06.2022

Notify Technology, the fast-growth provider of digital workplace safety, wellbeing, environmental and governance compliance services has announced the completion of its latest funding round, raising £3.1M in new equity. The…

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NICD offer data science expertise…

07.06.2022

As part of the North of Tyne Combined Authority Digital Growth and Innovation Programme (NTCA Digital), we are reaching out to qualifying SMEs in the North of Tyne area to…

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Sunderland College’s Immersive Space named…

30.05.2022

Sunderland College’s innovative 360-degree Immersive Space has won Education Project of the Year at the international Audio Visual News Awards 2022 which recognises the excellence in AV Technologies across the…

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Photographer brings Kielder dark skies…

30.05.2022

A photographic exhibition is giving visitors the chance to explore the darkness of a winter Kielder night throughout the summer months. Created by photographic artist Helen McGhie, and located on…

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Scott Logic wins £9m digital…

26.05.2022

Newcastle-headquartered software consultancy, Scott Logic, has been awarded a two-year, £9m contract with HM Land Registry to help it achieve an ambitious transformation programme. HM Land Registry has a rich…

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Sage becomes official partner of…

10.05.2022

Accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology specialist Sage has become the Official Insights Partner of The Hundred and, from 2023 onwards, The Hundred Draft will be powered by Sage. The…

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A true high-flyer

27.04.2022

Inspirational Captain shares career experiences at University of Sunderland Women in Leadership event   During the Covid-19 pandemic, airline pilot Captain Emma Henderson decided to take on a new challenge…

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Sunderland support for care experienced…

12.04.2022

A pioneering programme for care experienced students at the University of Sunderland has achieved the highest national rating for the quality of its support. The University has achieved the NNECL…

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Gateshead tech specialist wins six-figure…

12.04.2022

North East technology specialist Advantex has won a six-figure contract to provide digital connectivity and internet services at an 800-year-old castle in the North West that caters for corporate events.…

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Leading tech company Aspire rated…

11.04.2022

Former North East Company of the Year, Aspire Technology Solutions has received an ‘excellent’ rating for its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance from Sustainable Advantage, one of the UK’s…

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Nomad Digital achieves RoSPA Silver…

01.04.2022

World leading provider of passenger and fleet connectivity solutions Nomad Digital are delighted to announce that they have achieved the RoSPA Silver Level Health and Safety Award. Awarded to Nomad…

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Notify Technology named as solutions…

17.03.2022

Safer Highways are pleased to announce that a significant step forward has been taken in the development of its ground-breaking app designed to empower all roadworkers to report abuse in…

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North East college group shortlisted…

14.03.2022

Education Partnership North East’s commitment to providing an outstanding student experience and curriculum-shaping employer engagement is to be recognised at the prestigious Education North Awards. The group, one of the…

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Mediaworks get to grips with…

07.03.2022

One of the world’s leading brands in the motor industry, Continental Tyres, has selected marketing specialists Mediaworks to transform its digital footprint. The aim of the partnership is to raise…

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That’s a wrap! Sunderland’s double…

28.02.2022

Talented filmmakers from the University of Sunderland have walked away with not one, but two prizes at this year’s Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards for the North East and Border.…

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NCG COMPETITION FINALS SHINE SPOTLIGHT…

15.02.2022

STUDENTS and apprentices from Newcastle College showed their talents last week as NCG, the national college group it is part of, hosted its NCG Skills competition finals during National Apprenticeship…

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Award lets Sunderland business graduate…

09.02.2022

A young North East graduate is taking his first steps into the international business arena thanks to the legacy of one of the region’s most celebrated entrepreneurs. Jesse Thompson recently…

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whyaye sees rising demand for…

07.02.2022

Digital transformation specialist & ServiceNow Partner whyaye is experiencing increasing demand for its Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) services, as companies look to bolster their operational resilience capabilities, streamline their…

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From Spark to Steve &…

03.02.2022

When Liam Milburn listened to Steve and Karen while he got ready for school, little did he know that 20 years later he would be part of one of the…

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Graduate’s eye fixed firmly on…

26.01.2022

While England may have failed to deliver the results at the Ashes this year – one Sunderland graduate is using video technology to help improve his club’s success on the…

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NEWCASTLE COLLEGE STUDENT SHOOTS FOR…

26.01.2022

A Newcastle College student is set for interstellar horizons after leading a NASA-backed space engineering project to victory. Mahfooz Miah, a second-year Engineering student at Newcastle College, led a group…

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North East tech businesses form…

24.01.2022

Seriös Group, the North East-based data analytics and testing specialist, has formed a strategic partnership with software house Boxmodel to expand its capabilities and offering to its growing client base.…

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And Just Like That… Student…

19.01.2022

A budding fashion journalist from the University of Sunderland is living her best life – after bagging an exclusive interview with one of Sex and the City’s newest stars. The…

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£804M WORTH OF PROPERTY SOLD…

13.01.2022

The iamproperty Group, ended 2021 with record breaking auction results, after a transformative year for the property market and the increased popularity of the Modern Method of Auction (MMoA). iamsold,…

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University gamer reaches next level…

11.01.2022

A Sunderland gamer, who launched an innovative new gaming network after being inspired by digital play’s power to educate, is about to hold her very first conference, connecting researchers from…

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HEALTHCARE AND SPORTS SECTOR BOOST…

11.01.2022

Two courses at Newcastle College University Centre are the latest to be awarded Higher Technical Qualification (HTQ) status. The University Centre’s Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice and Foundation Degree in…

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Northumbria University rated as most…

22.12.2021

Northumbria University has been rated as ‘first class’ for sustainability and is the highest ranked university in the North East in the latest People & Planet University League table. More…

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Muckle LLP reports strong financial…

22.12.2021

Newcastle-based leading regional law firm Muckle LLP has reported its financial results for the 12 months up to March 2021.  The Newcastle based law firm delivered a stable profit and…

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Growing Gateshead tech firm Aspire…

02.12.2021

Growing tech firm Aspire Technology Solutions has posted a 6% lift in turnover during a year of uncertainty and restrictions imposed by Covid-19. The Gateshead firm – a former North…

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North East accountancy firm records…

23.11.2021

A North East accountancy firm have completed over £100m worth of deals marking the busiest 12 months for the firm in almost a decade. Led by MHA Tait Walker’s corporate…

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BBC presenter Jeff Brown launches…

17.11.2021

Jeff Brown, presenter of BBC Look North, is paying a visit to the University of Sunderland today (Wednesday, November 17th) to officially launch its new state of the art photography…

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SaaS Business Shoptimised wins Best…

17.11.2021

Shoptimised, who provide Product Feed Optimisation and Incremental Revenue Software to e-commerce businesses, has seen an incredible growth of the business, spending the last 18 months developing new innovative features…

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Student helps shine a light…

16.11.2021

A University of Sunderland student has teamed up with an award-winning North East film company to help produce a gritty, interactive drama that tackles teenage pregnancy and how disabled people…

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TECH SUPERSTARS RECOGNISED IN DYNAMITE…

12.11.2021

THE superstars and rising stars of the region’s growing tech sector were celebrated at a glittering awards night. Almost 400 people attended the Dynamites 21 Awards which were hosted by…

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Graduate recognised among UK’s top…

10.11.2021

A Sunderland graduate whose digital strategy helped thousands of Defra staff stay connected during lockdown has been shortlisted as one of the UK’s Top 10 Young Digital Leaders of the…

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Veterans shaping a healthier future…

08.11.2021

“Social prescribing is an innovative way to support health, wellbeing and reintegration through arts and creative practice”    As we honour those members of the armed forces who have fought and died in…

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TECH SECTOR READY FOR ANNUAL…

05.11.2021

TICKETS for the region’s flagship IT and technology awards are selling fast – and you haven’t got long to confirm your attendance. Dynamites 21 Awards are being held at Newcastle…

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Kani achieves second place in…

04.11.2021

Business Cloud recently revealed its Fintech 50 Innovation ranking for 2021. From hundreds of businesses, an expert judging panel and a public vote, hundreds were whittled down down to just 50,…

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Son of astronaut Buzz Aldrin…

03.11.2021

The Aldrin Family Foundation, led by Dr Andrew Aldrin, has teamed up with trainee teachers at the University of Sunderland to inspire schoolchildren to become interested in STEM (Science, Technology,…

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Beyond Partners enters a strategic…

03.11.2021

North-East based agency, Beyond Partners and NorthInvest have joined forces in a strategic partnership which offers entrepreneurs access to specialist people and brand services. The collaboration, which commenced in October,…

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CGI signs five year contract…

26.10.2021

CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) has signed a five-year contract to support the City of Edinburgh Council’s transformation into one of the world’s leading Smart Cities. The agreement includes deployment…

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NEWCASTLE COLLEGE PRAISED FOR EMPLOYER…

20.10.2021

Newcastle College has been praised for its investment efforts in its recently built facilities by MP and shadow digital minister, Chi Onwurah, when the College welcomed her for a tour…

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Older persons’ care scheme shortlisted…

13.10.2021

The University of Sunderland is celebrating its involvement in a programme to improve care for older people across Sunderland and South Tyneside now shortlisted for a prestigious Nursing Times Award. The…

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Emeli Sandé gives ‘seal of…

11.10.2021

Multi-platinum award-winning singer and songwriter Emeli Sandé has returned to Wearside to check out the University of Sunderland’s new state of the art photography and media facilities. Earlier today, Emeli,…

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Eve proves her talent is…

07.10.2021

A University of Sunderland student is hoping to raise awareness of sustainable fashion with her own unique exhibition. Eve Howarth has curated the ‘Double Denim’ exhibition, which is going on…

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Sunderland theatre’s rock-solid reward for…

07.10.2021

Sunderland students who have gone the extra mile to support others during the global pandemic have been recognised for their efforts with an invite to the Sunderland Empire for a special gala night. The Gala performance of the West End hit musical School of Rock, is a ‘thank you’ by the Empire…

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IGNITION: DYNAMO SET TO GET…

05.10.2021

DYNAMO, the region’s tech champion, is recruiting a new team to deliver a Digital Talent Engine for the north east. The project is part of the North of Tyne Combined…

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From debt recovery to helping…

04.10.2021

For many people, getting back into education after a long time away from the classroom can be a daunting experience – but for mature student Clare Knox, it proved to…

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Cluster bomb crisis highlighted in…

01.10.2021

A student’s artwork is proving a huge draw after highlighting the little-known crisis which threatens millions of civilians. University of Sunderland Glass and Ceramics MA student, Nat Quinn was so…

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DigitalCity Accelerator Programme – 2021

19.08.2021

Join the most successful digital business leaders in the Tees Valley! Are you an early-stage digital business based in the Tees Valley (Middlesbrough, Stockton, Darlington, Hartlepool or Redcar and Cleveland)?…

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Global tech firm to open…

11.08.2021

A leading global technology consultancy has chosen Newcastle as the location for its third UK office. Thoughtworks, who have won multiple awards for their commitment to diversity and inclusion will…

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The University of Sunderland Digital…

09.08.2021

As businesses recover from a disruptive period of uncertainty and change, Kathy Clawson, Head of Computer Science Faculty of Technology provides advice on how work-based learning at the University of…

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£12m North of Tyne digital…

28.07.2021

The North of Tyne Combined Authority has announced new multi-million pound funding to boost the local digital sector. The authority plans to invest £12m to boost the digital sector in…

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NEWCASTLE COLLEGE SETS OUT 10-YEAR…

27.07.2021

Newcastle College has launched an ambitious new strategy that will ensure it continues to play a key role in the North East over the next decade. The Strategy launch coincides…

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CYBERWHITE LAUNCH SUPPORT SERVICE

27.07.2021

Today, organisations are expected to be agile and dynamic, delivering increased value and of course, unparalleled levels of customer service. In the background, the cyber threat landscape continues to evolve,…

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DigitalCity SCALE Programme

26.07.2021

Are you a digital SME looking to scale up your business? DigitalCity is on the lookout for digital business leaders in the Tees Valley to join its next SCALE programme…

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Newcastle Carers Unveil New Leader…

26.07.2021

Newcastle Carers has welcomed a new CEO into its fold ensuring that the charity, which supports carers of all ages, moves into a new era of opportunity. Edward Gorringe brings…

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MP impressed with Bede Campus…

26.07.2021

Labour MP Julie Elliott is delighted that Sunderland College will be leading the way in technical skills training when its new Digital Innovation Centre opens later this year. Ms Elliott…

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Newcastle College University Centre Named…

22.07.2021

Newcastle College University Centre has been named as one of the first providers of a Higher Technical Qualification (HTQ) by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfaTE). The University…

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Malaysia’s Maxis partners with North…

20.07.2021

Maxis, the leading converged solutions provider in Malaysia, has collaborated with Digital Catapult North East Tees Valley, the Department for International Trade and the UK Tech Cluster Group to provide…

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UK-FIRST CREATIVE AND DIGITAL DEGREE…

20.07.2021

Newcastle College University Centre is launching the UK’s first Creative Digital Design Degree Apprenticeship this September, allowing young people to learn and practice the creative and technical skills that are…

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gliff.ai Launches Innovative Platform for…

19.07.2021

gliff.ai has launched its innovative software platform, specifically designed to assist the development of trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI) by addressing the gap for much-needed Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) products. MLOps…

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NOMAD DIGITAL PARTNER WITH INCREMENTAL

15.07.2021

Nomad Digital is excited to be the chosen partner of rail tech pioneer Incremental, winning ‘First of a Kind’ funding. Incremental supplier of data-driven solutions to the rail industry is celebrating…

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FUSE IS LIT FOR THIS…

14.07.2021

Press Release Nominations are open for the region’s tech awards – which will be held in person again this year. The Dynamites Awards, organised annually by tech network Dynamo, shine…

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Newcastle based iamproperty to create…

02.07.2021

Rapidly rising Newcastle firm iamproperty is creating dozens of new jobs on the back of its latest tech innovation. The Gosforth based company, first created by Jamie Cooke and Ben…

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North East space sector jobs…

02.07.2021

A new report by the UK Space Agency has highlighted that the North East’s thriving space sector has led to a jobs boost in the region. The recent ‘Size and…

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NEW CONTRACT SEES GATESHEAD’S ADVANTEX…

03.06.2021

North East technology specialist Advantex is sailing to success after completing a contract to provide new digital connectivity onboard Europe’s oldest floating warship. The cable work by the Gateshead firm onboard HMS…

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Kani Payments has partnered with…

19.05.2021

Kani’s automated reconciliation platform will integrate with Sodexo Engage’s IT, Finance and Operations divisions for the improved management of e-payments, pre-paid cards, gift cards, vouchers, and risk identification data. The…

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HARRY ARMSTRONG JOINS OPENCAST TO…

19.05.2021

TYNESIDE tech consultancy Opencast Software has announced a key appointment as it extends its reach across the UK. Earlier this year the company announced a huge recruitment drive, with 50…

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Sunderland College games design lecturer…

06.05.2021

Sunderland College lecturer Chris Jeffrey has been nominated for the 2021 BAFTA Young Games Designer Mentor Award by the students he has inspired. The Award is presented to educators whose passion and dedication has motivated learners through games…

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TECH CONFERENCE WILL FOCUS ON…

27.04.2021

The region’s biggest tech conference will this year focus on how the north east’s IT sector has successfully responded to the Covid pandemic. The annual Dynamo conference attracts delegates from…

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12,000 jobs to be created…

01.03.2021

A new strategy aiming to double the number of North East jobs in the health and life sciences sectors has been unveiled. The North East Health, Life Sciences and Medicines…

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Durham SaaS firm secures £600k…

28.01.2021

A Durham SaaS company has announced that it has received an investment of £600k to complete development of a new platform. Hicomply has received the £600k from angel investors and…

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North East LEP to help…

13.01.2021

A North East organisation has announced that more than £235k in funding has been awarded to help businesses in the region. The funding, from the North East Local Enterprise Partnership…

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Newcastle software specialist invests £17m…

11.01.2021

A Newcastle software company has announced that it has led a multi-million pound funding round for a digital operations platform. Sage has invested £17m in digital operations platform Brightpearl, leading…

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North East LEP: Challenge North…

30.12.2020

Through a new open innovation programme called Challenge North East, the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is offering financial support to SMEs who can help find solutions to two…

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Railsbank & Kani: Fintech Partnership…

04.12.2020

We recently asked our friends and partners over at Railsbank to join us for a discussion, hosted by FinTech Finance, about partnerships within Payments and FinTech, and what makes a…

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‘Working from home has come…

04.12.2020

“Offices: The future is blended” according to Charlie Hoult, MD at ‘flex space’ operator Hyhubs. Charlie, who runs three workspace ‘properties with personality’ led an Entrepreneurs’ Forum panel discussion entitled…

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North East law firm breaks…

03.12.2020

An independent North East law firm has announced that it has seen revenue hit record highs in its latest results. Muckle LLP has reported record results after turning over more…

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ARE YOU AN INCLUSIVE #HERO…

03.12.2020

The search is on for role models who can inspire the region’s tech sector to be more diverse. Regional tech champion Dynamo has launched its #HERO campaign to find local…

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Investment enables innovative Durham AI…

30.11.2020

Durham based gliff.ai has received another round of investment from funds managed by Northstar Ventures, the North East Innovation Fund supported by the European Regional Development Fund and the newly…

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Quarter of a million-pound funding…

25.11.2020

The National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) and remote wellbeing platform ‘Breathe Happy’ has been awarded £272,904 to build emotional and physical resilience in older adults who have been adversely…

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CGI partners with North East…

23.11.2020

CGI today announced a partnership with Newcastle-based text analysis and insight platform provider, Wordnerds. The relationship will see the company combine its multi-industry and advisory expertise with Wordnerds’ unique software platform…

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Opencast appoints Tom Lawson as…

22.10.2020

Opencast Software, the independent tech consultancy, has appointed Tom Lawson as CEO. Opencast Software specialises in developing end-to-end enterprise solutions for Government, financial services, health and social care and renewable…

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Blog: Dynamites and Newcastle College…

14.10.2020

Eleven judges will cast a critical eye over the success stories of the North East’s IT and tech leaders at tonight’s seventh annual Dynamites Awards. Jon Ridley, Newcastle College University…

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DYNAMITES SHORTLIST IS REVEALED

29.09.2020

The shortlist for the Dynamites 20, the region’s IT and technology awards, has been revealed. The awards, organised by north east tech network Dynamo and sponsored by Home Group, are…

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North East LEP announces appointment…

02.09.2020

A North East organisation has announced that its board has a new chair. The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP), which covers the local authority areas of County…

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Digital Innovation Festival open to…

25.08.2020

Registration for one of the biggest virtual festivals of innovation the world has ever seen is open. Anyone from across the North East and beyond can sign up to Northumbrian…

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MHA Tait Walker’s new office…

24.08.2020

A leading North East accountancy and advisory firm has pledged to create six new jobs on Teesside and help businesses which have struggled with the fallout of the Coronavirus pandemic…

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Founder of Pink Boutique appoints…

24.08.2020

A talented entrepreneur who turned £90 into the £14m online fashion firm Pink Boutique has recently launched Rowen Group and appointed leading accountancy and advisory firm MHA Tait Walker as…

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Gateshead College strikes up partnership…

13.08.2020

A North East college has announced a partnership with a proposed £20m retail scheme. Fintry Estates and development partners Hargreaves recently revealed they were pressing ahead with plans for a…

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North East consortium in the…

12.08.2020

A consortium of North East organisations renowned for driving transformation in the global construction market have been shortlisted for the chance to secure up to £50million to boost the region’s…

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North East SMEs to be…

10.08.2020

A new investment pot is available to SMEs in the North East that can develop tech solutions to energy consumption challenges. Up to £40,000 is on offer through The Energy…

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New post: Northumbria students launch green awareness campaign for Metro operator dynamonortheast.co.uk/northum…

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