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Event attracts major manufacturers to…

14.06.2019

Engineers and designers from some of the biggest names in global manufacturing attended an event held by leading metrology software specialists MSP to learn how to increase the efficiency of…

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NORTH P&I CLUB STRENGTHENS ITS…

14.06.2019

Newcastle-based North P&I Club has further strengthened its IT Team with the appointment of three new staff to support the company’s information technology strategy going forward. Logan Cox and Jack…

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Muckle LLP: Employment Law Update…

14.06.2019

Join us at one of our annual employment law updates taking place this Autumn across the North East and Cumbria. We will bring attendees up to speed on the following:…

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NORTH P&I CLUB NAMED ‘LEGAL…

07.06.2019

North P&I Club’s in-house Corporate & Legal Team has been named ‘Legal Department of the Year’ at the recent Northern Law Awards. The award recognises their outstanding work in delivering…

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Baltic apprentice develops Baltic app

05.06.2019

A North East apprentice has developed a new mobile app for his training provider. Matty Forth is an apprentice software developer at Mobile Rocket, a Newton Aycliffe based app development…

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Joint partnership sees cost neutral…

04.06.2019

Protech and JRA today announced a strategic partnership to simplify PC Refresh projects and the associated PC disposal process. Protech deliver IT Asset Disposal and Data Destruction and are the…

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Digital Leaders Week: 17-21 June…

04.06.2019

Digital Leaders Week is a national celebration of opportunities, challenges and support for the digital transformation of Britain’s businesses, public services and society. The week will offer a wide range…

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Digital scheme aims to produce…

30.05.2019

A ground-breaking scheme to attract new talent into the digital technology sector has been launched in the North East. Gateshead College has teamed up with Sunderland Software City, PROTO: The…

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DWP Digital Free Tech Talks…

28.05.2019

DWP Digital are hosting 3 free tech talks as part of Digital Leaders Week in Newcastle on 20th June: Data visualisation using R Studio – more info & to book…

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Mincoffs Solicitors Appoints New Commercial…

28.05.2019

Award winning Newcastle based law firm, Mincoffs Solicitors, has welcomed Jordan Down into its Commercial Property team as a solicitor, following a successful two-year training contract at the firm. Jordan,…

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DWP Digital picks up more…

23.05.2019

Thursday 16 May saw the National Technology Awards 2019 take place in London’s Grosvenor Square. This year DWP Digital picked up two further awards: Tech Team of the Year for…

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North East colleges join forces…

16.05.2019

Colleges across the North East are joining forces to demonstrate the importance of their role in transforming lives and driving economic growth and to call on the government for better…

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Opportunity to Exhibit: Careers Fair…

14.05.2019

Wallsend Inspires – Saturday 26th October 2019 10.00am – 1.30pm – Tyne Metropolitan College  The event being put together with the support from local schools, North Tyneside Council, local businesses, FE colleges and…

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MSP named as platinum sponsor…

13.05.2019

Leading software company MSP has been revealed as the headline sponsor of a major event in the UK aerospace calendar which attracts many of the leading experts and businesses in…

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One Region, One Sector, One…

13.05.2019

The North East is home to a Creative Digital and Tech sector which is truly thriving. One of the most productive and fastest-developing in the UK, the sector’s rapid rise…

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Webinar: Innovation in Chatbots –…

02.05.2019

Join this webinar to hear about Newcastle City Council’s latest innovative chatbots. These chatbots are improving the customer experience and reducing costs, and include: Wastebot – delivering an improvement in…

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NEWCASTLE STARTUP WEEK ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL…

02.05.2019

Newcastle Startup Week is delighted to announce that this year’s Official Closing Party is proudly sponsored by BMC Recruitment Group. BMC Recruitment Group, headquartered in Newcastle, are a trusted recruitment…

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Sunderland College students recruited by…

01.05.2019

Three students from Sunderland College have been recruited by a leading technology company after impressing bosses with their digital talent. Tombola selected three digital and computing students from Sunderland College…

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Smart City Showcase: Newcastle

30.04.2019

Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM Join Newcastle City Council to gain an insight into the most dynamic new initiatives of their Smart Cities Programme. The morning will…

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DYNAMO CONFERENCE SPEAKERS REVEALED

30.04.2019

Two of the most influential women working in the UK’s tech sector will be guest speakers at the region’s biggest digital conference. Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, founder of Stemettes, the…

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New Appointments at BMC Recruitment…

29.04.2019

BMC Recruitment Group, situated in Newcastle upon Tyne, is pleased to announce several key appointments. Four new team members join the rapidly growing recruitment consultancy. BMC Recruitment Group is a…

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Durham University: ‘A Celebration of…

29.04.2019

Advanced Research Computing (ARC), the dedicated research computing support unit of Durham University, is to be officially launched by the Vice Chancellor at an evening reception on Wednesday 1st May…

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Nomad Digital: Our Vision –…

26.04.2019

Our cutting-edge technology, and our ground-breaking vision from 2007 remains even more relevant today. Now, the opportunity is not just to connect the passengers, but connect an even wider base…

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Teesside University supports Northumberland firm’s…

25.04.2019

Manufacturer Transmission Dynamics has developed technology ‘to revolutionise’ train locomotive maintenance thanks to support from Teesside University. Based in Cramlington, the firm specialises in wireless telemetry and data acquisition systems…

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Sunderland firm secures £1.8m to…

25.04.2019

A Sunderland company has become the North East Fund’s 100th investment after securing £1.8m to help take a revolutionary new bladder cancer diagnostics kit to the global marketplace. The investment…

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Do you want to buy…

23.04.2019

Newcastle University launch “NU-food Online Supermarket” research project. Newcastle University is developing an online supermarket. Each participant will receive a £25 virtual budget to spend in the NU-food online supermarket. A…

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Build IT Right: A Review

17.04.2019

MORE than 200 delegates from the region’s leading tech companies attended an inaugural conference aimed at the sector’s ‘do-ers.’ The first Built IT Right (BITR) conference was held  Thursday, April…

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Halfords chooses Gateshead College to…

17.04.2019

A vehicle servicing and repair firm has teamed up with Gateshead College to launch an apprenticeship programme in the North East. Halfords Autocentres is rolling out a national apprenticeship programme…

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Teach the Nation to Code:…

16.04.2019

27th – 28th of April | 10am – 4pm | Northumbria University Newcastle TEACH THE NATION TO CODE IS A FREE CODING WORKSHOP WHICH IS AIMED AT INSPIRING YOU TO…

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Work begins on next stage…

15.04.2019

Wates Construction has been appointed to build a new student accommodation development at Teesside University as part of the university’s £300m ‘campus masterplan’. Located off Woodlands Road and Southfield Road…

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£170m techology institutes to fill…

11.04.2019

Two new Institutes of Technology in the North of England will collaborate with regional employers to plug skills shortages. 12 new institutes will be launched across the country, with the…

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Revolutionary technology developed in the…

11.04.2019

A North East software business is bringing together industry experts to show how its pioneering technology is helping to solve long-standing challenges within traditional manufacturing processes, in an approach that…

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TAIT WALKER ANNOUNCES REBRAND AND…

09.04.2019

NORTH EAST-based accountancy and wealth management firm, Tait Walker, has unveiled its new look today, Tuesday 9 April, as it adopts the name of national accountancy association MHA. The rebrand…

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Durham University set to boost…

05.04.2019

The TTE Technical Institute has established a new partnership with Durham University to provide engineering undergraduates with practical skills and experience. The new two-year agreement will see first year general…

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Innovate UK: UKRI Future Leaders…

04.04.2019

The Future Leaders Fellowship can help fund your most talented innovators Through the Future Leaders Fellowship scheme your business could: • Develop the leadership potential of an existing employee through…

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Immerse UK & Digital Catapult…

04.04.2019

Immerse UK and Digital Catapult are collaborating on the second Immersive Economy Report (the first can be found here). Last year’s report was the first in-depth study into the scale,…

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Gateshead College Named Best in…

03.04.2019

Gateshead College has been ranked the best performing college in England for post 16 education and training, firmly putting the North East on the map. Figures from the Education Skills…

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The new City Hall coming…

03.04.2019

Today (April 2), plans for a new building set to spearhead the regeneration of Sunderland’s city centre and allow for smoother public service deliveries, have been approved. The second building…

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Government grants Newcastle City Council…

03.04.2019

Newcastle City Council has received £16m from the government for infrastructure improvements to support the construction of thousands of new homes. The money will be used to build roads, junctions…

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COUNTDOWN TO CONFERENCE FOR THE…

02.04.2019

MORE speakers from some of the region’s leading tech companies have been unveiled in advance of the north east’s first conference for ‘IT do-ers.’ The inaugural Built IT Right (BITR)…

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WBD LAUNCHES NEW SERVICE SCALE-UPS…

01.04.2019

Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has announced a new service for fast growing businesses, WBD Accelerate, alongside a formal partnership with Yena, a virtual acceleration community that supports entrepreneurs…

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NCFE celebrates contract win with…

29.03.2019

North East-based awarding body NCFE welcomed a visit from the Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) following a T Level contract win. After securing a contract to deliver…

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New principal appointed at Northumberland…

28.03.2019

Following the recent merger between Sunderland College and Northumberland College, the newly formed college group – Education Partnership North East – has announced a new principal for Northumberland College. Nigel…

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New IT Manager for Newcastle…

27.03.2019

Newcastle based Mincoffs Solicitors have appointed experienced legal IT professional, Helen Cunningham as IT Manager. Helen, who has over 2 decades of experience in the legal IT sector in the…

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Can you get cash back…

27.03.2019

We’re hosting a short session for Gateshead businesses to understand what hidden value might exist in their balance sheets. Definitely not a workshop on tax, though. No. Absolutely not a…

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For better or worse: AI…

26.03.2019

Durham University, on behalf of the NINE DTP has organised a panel and networking event to discuss ‘For better or worse: AI and society’ at PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre, Gateshead. The panel…

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Dragons’ Den entrepreneur set to…

26.03.2019

Parking-tech pioneer Chris Reed is set to share his experience and inspire delegates attending FinanceCamp following his success in the Dragons’ Den earlier this year. The annual conference launched in…

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University training partnership set to…

26.03.2019

Teesside University is partnering with a national training provider to create a ‘one-stop-shop’ for employers in the region. Focusing on a range of industries, the partnership with County Durham based…

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County Durham tech data specialist…

26.03.2019

Data destruction company ProTech City has moved into new custom-built premises as part of its ongoing expansion thanks to support from Scaleup North East. Based in Peterlee, Protech City specialises…

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North East colleges announce official…

25.03.2019

Two of the North East’s leading colleges have officially merged today in an ambitious move that will create significant benefits for the region. Sunderland College and Northumberland College have legally…

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Can you support young people…

21.03.2019

Workfinder is a platform to inspire the next generation and create a pipeline of talent to drive the UK’s most ambitious growth companies. Aimed at young people aged 16-24, the…

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North East Futures UTC: Business…

18.03.2019

North East Futures UTC are excited to invite you along to the newest Digital Technology and Healthcare focused school in the North East for our next Business Breakfast on Monday…

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TWITTER BOSS PRAISES REGION’S IT…

15.03.2019

The growth and success of the region’s tech sector is being recognised at the highest level, according to one of the world’s most influential social media figures. Bruce Daisley, Twitter’s…

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BMC RECRUITMENT GROUP PARTNERS WITH…

12.03.2019

BMC Recruitment Group, situated in Newcastle upon Tyne, is delighted to announce their alliance with Insurtech UK, becoming their official Recruitment Partner. BMC is the trusted recruitment partner to leading…

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New CEO to deliver £120m…

07.03.2019

A new chief executive officer has taken the reins of £120m investment programme, North East Fund. Former finance director of the North East Fund, Jason Hobbs, has been appointed following…

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NORTH EAST AWARDING BODY MAKES…

07.03.2019

NATIONAL awarding organisation, NCFE, has been voted as one of the best employers to work for in the UK in this year’s The Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to…

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Go Reboot: Gateshead – 20th…

06.03.2019

Sunderland Software City have joined forces with Gateshead Council and PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre, to bring Go Reboot to Gateshead residents. Showcasing some the regions most advanced and exciting…

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TAIT WALKER GEARS UP FOR…

06.03.2019

INDEPENDENT accountancy firm, Tait Walker, is setting its sight on further growth in 2019 following a year of new appointments and a brand new service offering. In 2018, Tait Walker…

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Apprentices Wow Tech Company

06.03.2019

An industry leading Tech company has joined forces with colleges and a university from the region to offer a brand-new degree apprenticeship programme. tombola has partnered with Gateshead, Sunderland and…

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BT to deliver Smart Water…

06.03.2019

BT has secured a contract with Northumbrian Water, the providers of reliable and sustainable water, to help deliver a Smart Water project across its North East operating area. BT is…

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Maven leads investment in electric…

06.03.2019

Maven has led a £7 million investment round in Northumberland based AVID Technology Group (AVID), a leader in the manufacture and design of components for electric and hybrid vehicles. The…

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North East businesses receive £10m…

05.03.2019

Maven Capital Partners has invested £10m into some of the region’s high growth businesses and has safeguarded over 400 jobs. Maven, said to be one of the UK’s most active…

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Future Focus – SEND Careers…

04.03.2019

Following the success of the first Future Focus SEND Careers Fair last year, I would like to invite you to the next one we have planned on Wednesday May 8th from…

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New programme will promote Newcastle…

04.03.2019

A new programme to encourage inward investment and retain talent in Newcastle has been launched.   The Newcastle Ambassador Programme will use local people to raise the profile of the…

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Over £120m in investment funds…

01.03.2019

Northumberland businesses may be able to benefit from investment pot North East Fund as it collaborates with the Innovation SuperNetwork to promote funding opportunities. The fund has helped over 80…

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International growth for blockchain leader

28.02.2019

A growing business which delivers e-learning about blockchain is operating internationally after winning key clients through its early involvement with the emerging technology. Blocknorth is one of only a handful…

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Business Energy Saving Team –…

27.02.2019

A fully-funded energy efficiency audit to help your business save energy and money Rising energy costs are a significant issue for businesses of all sizes, operating in all sectors. The…

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BMC RECRUITMENT GROUP Joins Dynamo 

25.02.2019

BMC Recruitment Group, situated in Newcastle upon Tyne, are delighted to be joining Dynamo as an Affinity Member. BMC is the trusted recruitment partner to leading businesses in the North…

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THE VOICE OF REGION’S TECH…

22.02.2019

THE voice of the region’s tech sector will be shouting louder after an injection of funds and the recruitment of two new members of staff. Dynamo is an industry-led initiative…

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Gateshead IT business to ramp…

19.02.2019

Synergi Software is expanding its graduate development programme and growing geographically with new funding. The Gateshead-based company has secured a slice of the £500m Northern Powerhouse Growth Fund, via Barclays,…

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Maven backs UK Fintech platform…

19.02.2019

Maven has co-led a £3.25 million equity investment in UK Fintech business Mojo Mortgages, which aims to create a better mortgage experience by providing a whole of market comparison of mortgage…

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GRADUATES RAPID RISE AT TECH…

19.02.2019

Three tech graduates are already celebrating their rapid rise after being promoted within three months of joining gaming giant tombola. The latest ten graduates joined the Sunderland-based company after qualifying…

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Gateshead-based Advantex to create 10…

18.02.2019

North East tech comms firm Advantex is increasing its workforce after landing a string of new contracts worth £2m. The Gateshead-based company has secured additional orders for its network infrastructure…

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North East LEP reveals updated…

14.02.2019

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has published its updated Strategic Economic Plan, outlining how it will have helped create 100,000 jobs for the region by 2024. The organisation…

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College celebrates success with business…

13.02.2019

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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Invest North East England launches…

13.02.2019

Invest North East England has produced six videos promoting the region as a location for businesses to locate and grow.  Alongside an overview video of why ‘North East England Works,’…

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Darlington business continues to support…

08.02.2019

For almost a decade, a Darlington based IT Support business have been investing in local talent by taking on apprentices. Bondgate IT have worked closely with Newton Aycliffe based apprenticeship…

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BT Group contributes nearly £1bn…

08.02.2019

BT Group is responsible for generating £1 in every £50 produced in the North East’s economy, according to an independent report published today. ‘The Economic Impact of BT Group plc…

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Applications open for North East…

07.02.2019

Today (February 6), the Innovation SuperNetwork has opened applications for regional businesses and startups developing solutions in the ageing sector to take part in its Ageing Innovation Accelerator programme. The…

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Global Startup Event Comes to…

06.02.2019

Startup Safari comes to Newcastle & Gateshead from 21-23 May 2019 where startups, corporations, co-working spaces, universities / colleges and accelerators will open their doors and host tech talks, creative…

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Corporate training set to be…

06.02.2019

A start-up business which aims to revolutionise the global corporate training market through use of emerging technologies to create bespoke bite-sized modules is being launched in the North East. Having…

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North East digital firm launches…

06.02.2019

One of the region’s fastest growing digital companies has launched a bespoke programme for students, graduates and career changers. Aiming to become the first choice employer in the North East,…

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Nomad Digital Blog: Let’s talk…

05.02.2019

Tuesday, 5th February 2019 I have to be honest and say that Mobile-as-a-Service was not entirely at the top of my conscious and something that I’ve tried to understand up…

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Nigel Wright Group reveals record-breaking…

01.02.2019

Nigel Wright Group, the region’s largest, multi-discipline recruitment consultancy, completes 2018 with a record-breaking year of strong performance. The latest accounts from Nigel Wright Group for the year ended April…

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Institute of Coding Industry Partnership…

31.01.2019

The Institute of Coding (IoC) is a partnership of over 18 universities in England, including Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland Universities, who are all working hard to address the digital skills…

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Generators ‘Get into Digital’ Showcase

30.01.2019

As part of the newly launched Supply Chain North East programme, this first look event will showcase some of the groundbreaking digital & tech solutions from our Digital Union members and Generator’s wider network,…

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Build IT Right Conference –…

29.01.2019

Build IT Right tickets will go up in February. Be sure to snag your ticket before the price increases! On 1st February tickets will increase to £150 +vat, so don’t…

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Live, Work and Stay: raising…

29.01.2019

Businesses and graduates in the North East have been taking part in a campaign to raise awareness of the range of career opportunities for university-leavers in the region. As part…

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Last chance for growing northern…

28.01.2019

Following the success of last year’s Entrepreneurs of the North, the Innovation SuperNetwork is once again on the lookout for the North’s most innovative high-growth businesses to win a chance…

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NORTH EAST FIRM LAUNCHES BESPOKE…

25.01.2019

One of the region’s fastest growing digital companies is changing the game for students,graduates and career switchers with its new bespoke programme for nurturing unharnessed talent. With a bold ambition…

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Local SMEs invited to take…

25.01.2019

Applications are being sought from SMEs within the North East LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) area that could benefit from resource and research to drive innovation. GX, a two-year business innovation…

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NORTH EAST TO PILOT OPEN…

24.01.2019

SMEs in the North East are being given the opportunity to partner with European businesses to develop new projects, solving problems posed by multinational manufacturers such as Nissan, Caterpillar and…

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Mincoffs Solicitors advise on Software…

24.01.2019

A newly formed software company has purchased three business divisions from international banking software company Tenemos as part of a management buyout, with advice from the award winning corporate team…

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TECHNOLOGY FIRM CREATE NEW JOBS…

24.01.2019

New jobs have been created at a leading North East technology firm on the back of continued growth and investment. The past 6 months have seen turnovers boast an impressive…

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Launch ‘just around the corner’…

23.01.2019

Durham startup honcho is getting ready to unveil a ‘reverse-auction’ marketplace it says will revolutionise the car insurance industry. The honcho app has entered the final phase of preparation after months…

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Blog: Emerging Tech Event –…

21.01.2019

On Monday 14 January, Dynamo North East ran an Emerging Tech event in partnership with PROTO, where we invited Gateshead tech companies to share their knowledge of emerging tech across a…

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NEWCASTLE MARITIME INSURANCE COMPANY CONFIRMS…

18.01.2019

Newcastle based maritime insurance company, North P&I Club, today confirmed that its subsidiary in Ireland, North of England P&I Designated Activity Compay, has received authorisation as a non-life insurance business…

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Durham Uni spinout to pioneer…

18.01.2019

A Durham University spinout focussed on ageing research has secured a six-figure investment. Magnitude Biosciences launched with the help of £150k funding from Saker Capital and the North East Innovation…

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NTE join Dynamo Membership

17.01.2019

NTE is a Managed Services Provider, specialising in secure connectivity, communications and cloud solutions. We are typically engaged by business owners and managers seeking a long-term partner to advise them…

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The Duke of York’s Start…

17.01.2019

Pitch@Palace, the programme founded by The Duke of York as a platform to amplify and accelerate the work of entrepreneurs, is returning to the North East of England later this…

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Sage Group enjoys ‘strong start’…

17.01.2019

The Sage Group plc has increased quarterly revenues 7.6% as it continues to focus on a subscription-based business model. The Newcastle-headquartered software giant recorded a group organic revenue of £465m for…

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How the latest Newcastle University…

17.01.2019

Small businesses are being invited to take part in a scheme aiming to develop and grow their business by pairing them with mentor managers from larger companies. Newcastle University Business…

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North East Fund achieves £10m…

17.01.2019

The North East Fund has invested £10m in the region’s businesses to date, new figures show. The scheme has backed over 80 small- and medium-sized companies across the Newcastle, Gateshead,…

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Software giant Sage sells US-based…

16.01.2019

North East software giant Sage Group plc is selling its US-based payroll outsourcing business for £78m. The Newcastle-headquartered company announced in November that it was looking to sell its Sage…

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NE Futures UTC – January…

15.01.2019

Our UTC is for ambitious students, looking to get a head-start in the workplace within the Digital or Health sector. If you wish to find out more about North East…

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Newcastle College University Centre Breakfast…

15.01.2019

Venue: Newcastle College Lifestyle Academy, Rye Hill Campus, NE4 7SA Date: Tuesday 22nd January 2019   Introduction: Newcastle College University Centre has launched a transformational, highly-vocational approach to STEM related…

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NORTH EAST TIMES TO PARTNER…

10.01.2019

North East Times announces an exciting media partnership with Newcastle Startup Week (& Scaleup Summit) in 2019. From the world’s first lightbulb to business software and smart data, the North…

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Twitter Boss to speak at…

10.01.2019

ONE of the world’s most influential social media figures will address a key annual dinner for the region’s tech sector. Twitter Vice President Bruce Daisley will be the guest speaker…

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Newcastle Uni spinout gets £3m…

09.01.2019

The Newcastle company behind a digital platform designed to help people live longer, healthier lives has secured multi-million pound funding. Changing Health will use £3m from investors Northstar Ventures, Shift…

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Microsoft MVP to Deliver Tech…

08.01.2019

Technology consultant and Microsoft MVP, Shahid Iqbal, will be in the North East this month to deliver a talk to the region at TusPark, Newcastle. With over a decade of…

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North P&I Club join Dynamo…

08.01.2019

North P&I Club is a leading global marine insurer providing P&I, FD&D, war risks and ancillary insurance to 195 million GT of owned and chartered tonnage. Through its guaranteed subsidiary…

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NEL Fund Managers reveals biggest…

08.01.2019

Regional fund management firm, NEL Fund Managers has achieved its busiest ever quarter. Nineteen investments worth a combined £1.1m were completed by NEL in businesses during October, November and December…

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Mercia boosts North East SMEs…

07.01.2019

Mercia – the investment group which opened its first office in the North East last August – invested £3.2million in businesses in the region in 2018, highlighting its role as…

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See inside tombola’s swish new…

07.01.2019

The 300-plus employees have moved into the firm’s new campus in Sunderland’s Wylam Wharf The North East workforce of Europe’s biggest online bingo firm has moved into the company’s swish…

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NCFE EVENT: Solving microservices challenges…

04.01.2019

Calling all individuals with an interest in microservices, free beer and pizza! Come and join us for an evening with Microsoft MVP, Shahid Iqbal. Shahid is an experienced international speaker, previously speaking…

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hedgehog lab unveils leadership reshuffle…

04.01.2019

The senior leadership team at Newcastle-headquartered digital consultancy hedgehog lab has undergone a significant reshuffle that will see co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Sarat Pediredla, redouble his focus on the…

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Profits leap 58% at Newcastle…

03.01.2019

A focus on improving efficiencies and increasing deal activity in the North East has delivered profit and turnover growth for commercial law firm Muckle LLP. The Newcastle-based company has reported…

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North East Futures UTC –…

21.12.2018

The UTC are launching their Work Experience Programme in January and we would like to call upon our Partners and Supporters to help support the programme if they can. We…

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MAC Business Survey

19.12.2018

The North East Brexit Group was formed to provide a collective voice for the region in order to contribute to the ongoing national dialogue around the UK leaving the European…

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Plan to Kick Ass in…

18.12.2018

By Team Massive Results Do you want to be the hunter or are you settling to hunted? The best defence is an offence It is going to be your most…

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North East Futures partners with…

12.12.2018

A tie-up between Japanese tech giant Fujitsu and the newly opened North East Futures University Technical College (UTC) is boosting student skills in crucial digital sectors. The two organisations collaborated…

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North East LEP: regional data…

12.12.2018

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) senior economist has welcomed news of improved employment rates in the region. Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show…

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North East Fund: ‘Regional SMEs…

11.12.2018

A local business leader is reassuring SMEs that investment funds set aside for the region by the European Investment Bank (EIB) – via the North East Fund – are in…

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Maven exits Indigo-Belcom generating a…

11.12.2018

Maven has exited their investment in Indigo Telecom Group (Indigo), to Growth Capital Partners, generating a return of 4.2x original cost. Maven led the management buyout of Indigo Telecom in…

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Supply Chain North East unveils…

10.12.2018

North East businesses will benefit from the launch of a new multi-million pound programme aimed at those who wish to diversify, broaden their customer base and unlock new market opportunities.…

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NEW FINANCIAL SERVICES CHIEF IN…

07.12.2018

EY has appointed a new leader to head up its 450-strong financial services team in the North East. Partner Mike Scoular, who also heads up managed services across the UK,…

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Sintons helps with acquisition and…

07.12.2018

A family-owned dental practice is set to receive significant investment after being sold by its long-standing former owners, in a deal completed by various local dealmakers. Ridgway Dental Practice, in…

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Sunderland is an international hub…

07.12.2018

Sunderland has played host to a number of high-profile events across the city recently, thanks in particular to efforts from the Business Improvement District, Vibe Magazine and Sunderland Business Partnership.…

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Big data business set to…

06.12.2018

A SUNDERLAND software company is hoping to shape the skills agenda, with new tech that predicts what the jobs market will look like in the future. Sunderland Software Centre based…

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NE LEP: Careers guidance in…

06.12.2018

Following a successful pilot programme to improve standards of careers education in all North East secondary schools, the North East LEP is expanding its work to focus on primary pupils,…

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MAC Business Survey

04.12.2018

The North East Brexit Group was formed to provide a collective voice for the region in order to contribute to the ongoing national dialogue around the UK leaving the European…

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Nomad Digital: Using data to…

04.12.2018

One aim of the intelligent train concept is to provide a single maintainer-friendly view of the train. True digital enablement involves the ability to predict failures, highlight hidden problems and…

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Webinar: GDPR – IT Asset…

03.12.2018

As part of new GDPR regulations, the ICO have released some guidance on IT Asset Disposal for organisations. For more information, go to the following link –https://ico.org.uk/media/for-organisations/documents/1570/it_asset_disposal_for_organisations.pdf. This webinar, primarily…

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honcho jets to London to…

03.12.2018

Car insurance distributors honcho have met in London to help launch the new voice of the UK’s insurtech community, Insurtech UK. Following ongoing discussions throughout the summer, its founders, which…

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honcho joins Dynamo North East

03.12.2018

honcho has today joined Dynamo, the representative organisation for the information technology sector in our native north east of England. Membership of Dynamo is diverse and includes organisations such as…

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Bdaily chats to Lindsey Gibson…

03.12.2018

Can you introduce yourself and your business to our readers? “I’m Lindsey Gibson, head of group IT at NCFE. “NCFE is a rapidly growing market leader in education services who…

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Ignite accelerator programme set to…

03.12.2018

Startup support provider, Ignite has returned to the North East and a cohort of entrepreneurs for its latest accelerator programme. Working alongside Northstar Ventures and the North East Innovation Fund,…

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Maven Capital Partners Blog with…

30.11.2018

Boiler Plan’s Ian Henderson talks raising finance to grow your business in the North East Alex Marsh, Investment Manager at Maven, caught up with Boiler Plan Managing Director, Ian Henderson,…

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North Tyneside Mayor outlines 15-year…

28.11.2018

North Tyneside Elected Mayor Norma Redfearn and her Cabinet have set out their ambitions for developing the borough over the next 15 years. Presented to Cabinet on Monday night (November…

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University of Sunderland launches £5.1m…

28.11.2018

More than £800k in Collaborative Projects Fund grants is now available to local manufacturing businesses following the launch of a £5.1m project by the University of Sunderland. The Sustainable Advanced…

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Maven leads on £1m Series…

28.11.2018

Maven Capital Partners, a private equity firm, has led a £1m Series B investment in water treatment technology business, G2O Water Technologies Limited (G2O). A total of £600k has been…

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DYNAMO DRIVES DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION

27.11.2018

A day of digital workshops aimed to tackle real problems in the construction industry. The Driving Digital Construction Innovation Day was organised by regional IT champions Dynamo North East and…

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EY opens newly refurbished £8m…

27.11.2018

Following an £8m eight-month-long refurbishment, EY has moved back into its CityGate offices. EY has 65,000 sq ft of office space across two buildings at CityGate on St James’ Boulevard…

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Tees Valley Careers.Com launched by…

23.11.2018

Tees Valley Careers.Com is an ambitious £3 million initiative launched by the Tees Valley Major in May 2018 which is working to ensure young people in the region have the…

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Mincoffs Solicitors assist in Eaglescliffe…

23.11.2018

Following on from its recent acquisition of Healthways pharmacy in Hartlepool, independent operator Pharmacy Express has acquired Burrell’s Pharmacy in Eaglescliffe. The deal was completed with the help of Mincoffs…

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Digital Union announce #DUSocial Series

22.11.2018

Digital Union is proud to present its #DUSocial series. A dedicated series of high-quality masterclasses curated to help give you deeper insight into the sometimes confusing and murky world of…

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Jobs created with £500k investment…

22.11.2018

A recruitment technology business in Sunderland is doubling in size with a £500k investment from the North East Venture Fund. Technically Compatible, which enables recruiters to test the skills of…

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Sage Group’s ‘renewed focus’ on…

22.11.2018

Enterprise software firm The Sage Group plc has delivered an uptick in its annual profits and revenues thanks to a ‘renewed focus’ on high-quality subscription and recurring revenue. The Newcastle-headquartered…

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Tech Nation partners with Mincoffs…

22.11.2018

Tech Nation has teamed up with Newcastle’s Mincoffs Solicitors and North Shields’ Blu Sky Chartered Accountants for the launch of the new ‘Angel Community’ programme. Events centred on developing the…

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Finance Durham investee raising investment…

21.11.2018

Finance Durham investee, Gavin Sewell of honcho, discusses raising investment as a small business Alex Marsh, Investment Manager at Maven, caught up with honcho Chief Executive Gavin Sewell, to find…

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Winter Open Evening – North…

21.11.2018

Our brand new, state of the art UTC is opening its doors for a second time in 2018 for future students (and parents) to come along for a taster of…

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Teesside Uni and Hartlepool Sixth…

20.11.2018

Teesside University and Hartlepool Sixth Form College are teaming up to increase opportunities for young people with specialist digital qualifications. The two institutions have signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding…

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Gateshead College partners with automotive…

20.11.2018

Lear Corporation, an automotive seating supplier, has teamed up with Gateshead College to begin the roll-out of a national apprenticeship programme. Lear Corporation has joined forces with the college and…

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Royal Academy of Engineering: Applications…

19.11.2018

The Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019, is the UK’s longest running and most prestigious prize for engineering innovation. It recognises outstanding engineering…

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North East tech sector attracts…

19.11.2018

A delegation of Canadian technology companies visited North East England today (Wednesday 14 November) to see, first hand, why the region’s tech and digital sector is one of the fastest…

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Maven VCTs lead £3 million…

16.11.2018

Funding will support the UK’s first independent vehicle tyre comparison website co-founded by former Confused.com MD Maven and the Development Bank of Wales have confirmed a £3 million equity investment…

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Plan Digital UK bags Indian…

16.11.2018

Zoho, a privately owned Indian tech company with over 40 million users globally – including Amazon and Facebook – is now a headline sponsor of Plan Digital’s monthly Founders’ Friday…

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What we learnt from RTC…

16.11.2018

Yesterday (November 15), RTC North hosted its latest North East Scaleup Summit of 2018, the second since its launch 10 months ago. Taking place during National Scaleup Week, the Scaleup…

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North Shields software firm to…

14.11.2018

North Shields software firm, Infotel UK Consulting is aiming to double in size with a £1m investment in new offices and recruitment. Infotel UK began operating in 2015, delivering custom-made…

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Could Gateshead be set to…

12.11.2018

Gateshead Council is working to turn the Baltic Quarter into a hub for tech firms and games studios. For many years the North East has been developing its reputation as…

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Software developer Sapere and Teesside…

08.11.2018

Software developer Sapere is partnering with Teesside University to make software more accessible for firms in the North East and beyond. The Stockton-based company will bring its ‘Sapere Sessions’ advisory…

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Sintons invests in Sunderland’s former…

08.11.2018

The revival of the project to transform the former Vaux Brewery site in Sunderland through the appointment of a new construction partner has been enabled with Sintons. The redevelopment scheme…

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NORTH EAST ADVISORS ASSIST WITH…

08.11.2018

BARNARD Castle based Steel Fabricator S&A has announced the sale of the building fabrication side of the business in a management buyout, as a result of major changes at the…

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Mincoffs Solicitors Acquire Particular Legal

07.11.2018

Newcastle based Mincoffs Solicitors has announced today that it has acquired niche technology- focused law firm, Particular Legal. Effective from the 1st November, the acquisition will add further strength and…

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Durham University and partners launch…

06.11.2018

A new growth incubator for startups has launched in County Durham. Located at Salvus House in Aykley Heads, Durham City Incubator will be open to county-based businesses that have traded…

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PROTO: TechFast Event

05.11.2018

A new monthly event for tech and digital companies to network over some breakfast! We all know and loved Campus North’s Tech Breakfast events. Whilst the gang are now focusing…

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Gateshead College: Tech skills can…

05.11.2018

Chris Toon, deputy principal of Gateshead College, explains how digital skills are helping companies across all sectors to cash in on the tech boom… Emerging technologies are providing lucrative opportunities…

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North East Innovation Awards Shortlist…

05.11.2018

The Innovation SuperNetwork in partnership with RTC North has announced the shortlist for the first ever North East Innovation Awards! Join us at VentureFest North East on 14th November at…

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Team Massive Results Event –…

05.11.2018

What is it? In this fast-paced, interactive seminar you will see the stuff that they can’t teach you at business school but that you need to know to scale a…

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Dynamo Members Win Small Marketing…

26.10.2018

At the inaugural North East Marketing Awards 2018, Dynamo members, Cal Partners won the Agency of the Year (under 20 employees) category. The awards took place on the evening of…

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Double award victory for Northumberland…

24.10.2018

North East based manufacturing software solutions provider, metrology software products ltd (MSP) scooped two regional awards last week. MSP’s work within the technology and manufacturing industry was honoured and celebrated…

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SPOTLIGHT TO SHINE ON BURSARY…

24.10.2018

THE EXCHANGE, a cultural arts venue and registered charity in North Shields, is aiming to raise the aspirations of young people from areas of high deprivation by offering free spaces…

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PROTO: Upcoming Events

24.10.2018

How To… Apply project structure to your Start Up Wed 7th Nov, 6-8pm at PROTO Register here:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-toapply-project-structure-to-your-start-up-and-save-time-money-tickets-51511772097   Emerging Tech in Healthcare: Healthy Ageing 8th Nov, 8.30-10.30am at PROTO…

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Maven leads MBO of Acton…

24.10.2018

Maven has led the management buyout (MBO) of Acton Banks, a market leading UK healthcare staffing business. The investment is Maven’s third from its Regional Buyout Fund, having led an…

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Newcastle Helix in for life…

24.10.2018

A new lab facility is launching at the £350m Newcastle Helix scheme. The centre, to be called The Biosphere, will serve as a home for ambitious life sciences businesses. Spanning…

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Flow Digital Blog: ‘How you…

22.10.2018

When it comes to your SEO strategy, you need to consider the importance of digital PR and outreach. It’s all well and good creating the best piece of content ever…

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South Tyneside Council teams with…

16.10.2018

South Tyneside Council and partners have celebrated a milestone with the ‘topping out’ of a multi-million pound facility. The roof of South Shields’ new transport interchange has now been installed.…

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EXPORT EXPERTS ENCOURAGE NORTH EAST…

16.10.2018

WITH Brexit on the horizon, UK export experts were joined by North East manufacturing and business leaders at Hardwick Hall Hotel Hotel, to discuss export, now and post Brexit, and…

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Sintons announced as sponsor of…

11.10.2018

A high-profile North East event which helps and inspires hundreds of people each year to start or grow their businesses has secured law firm Sintons as a new premium sponsor.…

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Maven Property exits investment in…

11.10.2018

Sale of historic landmark building achieves £14.5 million through use of innovative structure Maven Property has completed the £14.5 million sale of Hotel Indigo Glasgow, a four-star, 94-bedroom hotel with…

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Digital Cities to visit the…

11.10.2018

BBC Academy is set to bring its popular Digital Cities initiative to the North East for the first time later this month, with a series of events hosted between October…

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APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR DYNAMO DRIVING…

11.10.2018

Dynamo North East, in partnership with Waterstons, is hosting a Driving Digital Construction Innovation Day on 22nd November at the Northern Design Centre. A one-day, ultra-collaborative event, aimed at tackling…

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Emerging Tech in Smart Cities…

08.10.2018

19 October 2018 Workshop 08:30-12:00 | Networking Lunch 12:00 – 14:00   Emerging Tech in Smart Cities: Urban Resilience Join us on the 19th October for the Emerging Tech in…

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VentureFest North East – 14th…

08.10.2018

This year’s FinanceCamp at VentureFest North East. We’re delighted to tell you that we’ve taken a fresh approach to the VentureFest 2018 programme, and have revised the format of FinanceCamp.…

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GovTech Meetup Gateshead: Connecting Innovation

08.10.2018

The GovTech Meetup series is a new initiative between GDS Innovation, the new GovTech Catalyst team and Digital Leaders to regularly bring together innovators in the public and private sectors each month to get an…

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Maven – Venture Capital Trusts…

08.10.2018

A £30 million joint share Offer is currently open for Maven Income and Growth VCT PLC and Maven Income and Growth VCT 5 PLC (raising up to £15 million each).…

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North East LEP appoints Growth…

03.10.2018

Businesses in the North East will benefit from expert advice and guidance on how to access support to grow their company following the appointment of two Growth Hub Connectors at…

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Dynamo Launches Driving Digital Construction…

28.09.2018

Dynamo North East, in partnership with Waterstons, is hosting a Driving Digital Construction Innovation Day on 22nd November at the Northern Design Centre. A one-day, ultra-collaborative event, aimed at tackling…

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EXPORT ROUNDTABLE OFFERS ANSWERS TO…

26.09.2018

WITH Brexit on the horizon, North East manufacturing and business leaders gathered at Ramside Hall Hotel in County Durham to discuss the future of export once the UK leaves the…

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North East Futures UTC –…

26.09.2018

Our brand new, state of the art UTC is opening its doors in October for future students (and parents) to come along for a taster of what life is like…

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Nomad Digital create new innovative…

20.09.2018

Nomad embrace the future. When Nomad embraced the mobile space, we started by identifying future focus areas for mobile applications and general business efficiencies. Through using design thinking methods, the…

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Nomad Digital is delighted to…

19.09.2018

InnoTrans, Berlin, Tuesday 18 September 2018 Nomad Digital is delighted to announce the availability of its new R5001 flagship rail approved vehicle communications gateway, and computing centre product. Built to cope with the…

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The 3rd Northeast China Business…

17.09.2018

Tuesday 2nd October, 13:00-16:30 China UK Enterprise Investment Fund £5 million to Support the UK SMEs to Grow and Scale Up The 5 million GBP China UK Enterprise Fund (CUEF) is…

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Dynamo North East to appoint…

17.09.2018

Innovation Manager Working across North East England Hours between 22.5 and 37.5 (with flexible working possible) 3 days per week with the Dynamo IT cluster and up to 2 days…

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Digital Health Technology Catalyst Round…

17.09.2018

Digital Health Technology Catalyst Round 3 closes 31st October 2018.   Innovate UK and the KTN are hosting a briefing event at Northumbria University on 26th September. The Digital Health Technology…

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VentureFest North East Speakers Announced

17.09.2018

Don’t miss your chance to hear from game-changing business leaders who have transformed their sectors through pioneering business models and emerging technology. We’re excited to announce our speaker line-up for…

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Newcastle tech entrepreneur nominated for…

16.09.2018

Sarat Pediredla, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder at global technology consultancy hedgehog lab, has made the regional shortlist for the 2018 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the Scale-Up Entrepreneur…

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Invest South Tyneside: Tech Talks…

12.09.2018

In September we welcome Paul Fellows, Chief Operating Officer of global tech firm Partnerize. With their HQ in Newcastle, the company originated in South Tyneside and now has offices across the world.…

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GovTech Meetup – Newcastle

12.09.2018

Welcome to the new Meetup for innovators in the public and private sectors looking to use new emerging technologies to improve and transform public services. The GovTech Meetup series is…

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Work underway on £39m sport…

11.09.2018

Work is about to get underway on Newcastle University’s new £39m teaching and learning facility. The building, located at the Richardson Road site, will span 9,000m2 across six storeys and…

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The Great Exhibition of the…

08.09.2018

An award-winning lottery and bingo games provider will be setting up a new games development studio in Hoults Yard, Newcastle. Gamevy – a leading licensed games supplier with offices in London,…

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CALLING AR AND VR SPECIALISTS…

07.09.2018

Urban Foresight and Innovation SuperNetwork will be communicating information on an exciting new fund due to open in January for concepts using AR and VR in combination with space technologies…

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Blog: ‘How to be Mindful…

07.09.2018

If migraine is the “third most common disease in the world”, then why is there still a stigma attached in the workplace? To support the Migraine Trust’s dedicated awareness week…

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Newcastle tech business park announces…

07.09.2018

A fast-growing tech business park in Newcastle has announced law firm Sintons as one of its partners, alongside an array of major global businesses. TusPark Newcastle has partnered with Newcastle-based…

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DataJam North East: 17-18 September

07.09.2018

What is DataJam North East? DataJam North East is a two-day event bringing data, digital and service design teams together to make a real difference to real issues affecting the…

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Maven completes £20 million MBO…

04.09.2018

Maven has led the £20 million management buyout of UAP, a leading UK supplier and distributor of high specification door and window hardware. The transaction represents Maven’s second investment from…

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Mercia Fund Managers hits £20m…

04.09.2018

Mercia Fund Managers has invested more than £20m through the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) to date, new figures show. Since the NPIF launched in February last year, Mercia has…

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EY Launch ‘Innovation Sprint’

04.09.2018

EY is working with the Northern Powerhouse Partnership to deliver a sprint of four, two hour sessions across the North over the course of Thursday, 20 September. Starting in the…

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Northern Exposure 2018 – A…

03.09.2018

Northern Exposure is a games conference held on the banks of the River Tyne, in Gateshead. The event goes back to the roots of the region’s famous GameHorizon Conference by…

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ibis Styles hotel opens in…

31.08.2018

The new property represents Maven’s third hotel in Glasgow, alongside Hotel Indigo and ibis Styles Glasgow Centre George Square ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West has opened in Glasgow’s International Financial…

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South Liverpool Homes sees instant…

30.08.2018

South Liverpool Homes (SLH) is a housing association operating predominantly in the Speke and Garston areas of Liverpool. The organisation is part of the SLH Group, which also includes a…

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Mercia launches Newcastle office and…

29.08.2018

Mercia Fund Managers – which provides loans and equity investment for SMEs and technology firms in the regions – has opened its first office in Newcastle. The launch of the…

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MSP look towards future growth…

28.08.2018

North East based metrology software products ltd (MSP) has expanded its leadership team with two important appointments, which are part of an ongoing expansion strategy. Marianne Whitfield joins the advanced…

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Newcastle University given green light…

28.08.2018

Newcastle University has been given the green light to build a towering six-storey teaching block. The building is the final piece of the jigsaw in the regeneration of the university’s Richardson…

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Newcastle becomes latest city in…

24.08.2018

Newcastle has become the latest city in the North East to benefit from the free InLinkUK from BT service, which already has more than 148,000 subscribers across the UK. It…

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University of Sunderland Appoint New…

23.08.2018

Sir David Bell KCB will be the next Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of The University of Sunderland. The appointment was approved by the University’s Board of Governors at their meeting…

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SME investor Mercia Fund Managers…

22.08.2018

Loan and equity investment provider Mercia Fund Managers has opened its first Newcastle office. The launch of the new base, located at the City Quadrant building on Waterloo Street, follows…

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Orange Bus drives growth with…

22.08.2018

Interaction Design Agency, Orange Bus, has welcomed three new hires to their Newcastle office following a number of client wins. Sam Richardson joins the agency as a Customer Experience Consultant…

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BT, the Telecom Infra Project,…

20.08.2018

BT, the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), and Facebook have launched the second annual competition for start-ups in telecom infrastructure to join the UK’s TIP Ecosystem Acceleration Centre (TEAC), based at…

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Work completes on Durham student…

20.08.2018

Maven’s latest purpose-built student accommodation development, Duresme Court in Durham, has been completed and handed over in time for the 2018/19 academic year. Following a 14 month build, the collaboration…

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Teesside Uni helps Internet of…

17.08.2018

An Internet of Things company in Northumberland has developed its products and explored new international markets with the help of Teesside University. Cramlington-based Transmission Dynamics was able to access four…

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Durham University bags £105m contract…

17.08.2018

Interserve, an international support services and construction group, and its consortium have reached financial closure on a £105m project for Durham University. The scheme is called Mount Oswald and forms…

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DataJam North East 2018 –…

17.08.2018

What is DataJam North East? DataJam North East is a two-day event bringing data, digital and service design teams together to make a real difference to real issues affecting the…

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North East Innovation Awards to…

14.08.2018

Celebrating the most innovative businesses in the region, we’re launching the inaugural North East Innovation Awards to take place as part of the programme for VentureFest North East 2018. We know regional businesses…

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BT creates 200 permanent job…

10.08.2018

BT is to create 200 permanent roles for the region, including 80 in South Shields, 70 in Newcastle and 50 in Middlesbrough. BT is creating more than 1,000 permanent customer…

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NORTH EAST ROCKET MAN HAS…

09.08.2018

Graduate engineer James Dent, who has a passion for all things with wings, is part of a group aiming to be the first university team to build and launch a…

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Key appointments at Northumberland-based Trench…

08.08.2018

Northumberland-based Trench Networks, which specialises in bespoke connectivity services for the construction industry, has bolstered its team with the appointment of a new field service engineer and an apprentice junior…

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All-Female Judging Panel Selected for…

07.08.2018

Nine influential female figures from the North East technology community will pick the winners for the Dynamites awards. An awards ceremony that honours the best tech talent in the North…

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How a Global Software Development…

07.08.2018

Shout Digital, a North East software development company, has created the official Great Exhibition of the North ‘wayfinder’ app; fitting the country’s biggest event of the year right in your…

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Team assembled for project to…

07.08.2018

The company behind a project to build Europe’s tallest observation wheel in Newcastle has appointed an advisory team to bring the scheme to fruition. Developer World Wheel Company will build…

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Sunderland ranked among UK’s top…

03.08.2018

Sunderland has been ranked among the fastest growing digital technology clusters in the UK, according to a new report by Tech Nation. The annual Tech Nation Report showcases the strength,…

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Dynamo Brexit Think Tank –…

02.08.2018

In May this year, Dynamo ran a Think Tank focusing on: ‘The ICT sector and the challenge of change in the light of Brexit’ The session was led by Dr…

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Gateshead becomes first city in…

02.08.2018

Gateshead has become the first city in the North East to benefit from the free InLinkUK from BT service, which already has more than 130,000 subscribers across the UK. It offers the…

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Orange Bus Strengthens Team with…

31.07.2018

Award-winning interaction design agency, Orange Bus, celebrates ongoing success with four new appointments. Strengthening the User Experience team is Marianne Canty and Brian Moss. Marianne joins the company from NHS…

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Maven VCTs lead £2.5 million…

31.07.2018

Maven has led the £2.5 million investment in Bright Network, a media technology platform which enables blue-chip employers to reach, identify and recruit high-quality graduates and young professionals. The transaction…

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NRG awarded a position on…

30.07.2018

NRG has been awarded a place on ESPO Framework 3S: Strategic HR Services, delivering bespoke and scalable solutions for the recruitment of temporary, contract and permanent staff, and executive level…

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Digital Minister warned of North…

30.07.2018

The Government’s Minister for Digital and Creative Industries was warned of the skills challenges facing the North East during a visit to the region this week. Margot James MP met…

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QA Apprenticeships: ‘Inspire the next…

27.07.2018

CyberFirst is a pivotal part of the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Programme to inspire and encourage school children from 11 years and upward towards an education and career in…

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Continued expansion for Mincoffs with…

26.07.2018

Newcastle based law firm, Mincoffs, has continued its growth over the recent months with five new appointments and one newly promoted trainee solicitor. Mincoffs, who are celebrating their 70th Anniversary…

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Low-cost laptops and PCs offered…

26.07.2018

Registered charities in County Durham are being offered low-cost laptops and PCs as part of a council-run recycling scheme. The Digital Durham Reboot initiative sees IT equipment owned by the…

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Why industry 4.0 signals a…

26.07.2018

By Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England The UK is recognised across the world as the birthplace of the first industrial revolution. Innovations in manufacturing, transportation and communication saw…

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Sintons’ tech specialism rewarded with…

25.07.2018

Law firm Sintons has joined Dynamo North East, an industry-led initiative promoting the North East as a hot spot for tech and digital business. Newcastle-based Sintons has become a member of Dynamo, a…

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Orange Bus show their colours…

25.07.2018

On Friday 20th July, Interaction Design Agency, Orange Bus, showed its support for Newcastle Pride by hosting their own all day Pride Party at their Newcastle city centre office. Staff…

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Digital PR Event Was A…

24.07.2018

Newcastle based digital marketing and web development agency, Flow Digital, recently hosted a very successful PR event for marketers in the North East and they are planning another one at…

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Teesside set for jobs boost…

24.07.2018

Plans have been revealed for a multi-million pound waste-to-energy plant in Redcar that could create hundreds of employment opportunities. Yorkshire waste management firm PMAC Energy secured 25 acres of land…

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NORTH EAST BASED SHOUT DIGITAL…

23.07.2018

Globally renowned software innovation company, Shout Digital, has launched a new office in the heart of Philadelphia, USA as the business continues to grow. The company has its headquarters in…

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QA Apprenticeships: Cyber Security Level…

20.07.2018

QA Apprenticeships Cyber Security Level 4 Apprenticeship combines high-quality classroom training with online learning, coaching and on-the-job experience, to develop real world skills in information security. Our programme gives your…

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Tees Valley Business Event Launched…

20.07.2018

Dynamo North East, in partnership with Accenture, are delighted to be hosting a half day business event at Teesside University as part of the wider #CyberFest programme throughout September. This event will…

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#CyberFest launch Business Breakfast event

19.07.2018

Dynamo North East’ cyber work stream, #CyberNorth, in partnership with Accenture are delighted to launch a breakfast business event, kindl hosted by Business Northumberland, as part of the wider #CyberFest programme throughout September.…

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Gosforth firm to support women…

19.07.2018

Dozens of jobs are up for grabs at Newcastle gambling software business BEDE Gaming. The company has confirmed plans to recruit 35 new staff at its Gosforth HQ. Roles available…

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Newcastle Council bosses give green…

18.07.2018

Plans for a technological revolution on Tyneside have been approved by Newcastle City Council. Newcastle can become a ‘world leader’ in using digital technology to transform a city, council chiefs…

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SEAL OF APPROVAL FOR SOFTWARE…

17.07.2018

A growing Newcastle software house is on cloud nine after its latest software was given the thumbs up by the Government’s procurement agency. Only three months after launching Nucleus, Datatrial…

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Grade II-listed creative-tech hub in…

17.07.2018

Property business Metnor Group has sold a Grade II-listed building in Newcastle city centre to investment management firm Vengrove Group. London-based Vengrove paid £6.5m for the Generator Studios scheme, located…

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Key senior appointments fuel growth…

16.07.2018

Financial innovator Inflo, developers of technology that has transformed the audit process for accountants and their clients, has strengthened its senior management team with two key appointments as the company…

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Lending Works secures investment from…

13.07.2018

Maven has led the £2.8 million investment in Lending Works, a leading UK peer-to-peer (P2P) lender. The total transaction value also includes £800,000 of funding from NVM Private Equity, Pollen…

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NEW APPOINTMENTS SIGNAL FURTHER GROWTH…

13.07.2018

NORTH East accountancy practice Tait Walker has welcomed 10 new recruits as it announces 10 further opportunities to join its award-winning team. Forming part of Tait Walker’s strategic growth plans,…

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Womble Bond Dickinson’s Newcastle team…

13.07.2018

The Newcastle-based corporate team at Womble Bond Dickinson marked the end of the month by closing their fifth multi-million pound North East corporate transaction in June. Throughout June, Womble Bond…

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#CyberFest Event: ‘Enabling Safe Business…

12.07.2018

We are delighted to confirm another event as part of the #CyberFest programme throughout September 2018: Wednesday 19th September 2018 Stadium of Light, Sunderland, 8:30am – 2:00pm  Cyber Security is a Tier…

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Apply for Innovate UK’s Global…

12.07.2018

Innovate UK’s Singapore Global Business Accelerator Programme, delivered by Enterprise Europe Network, is targeted at innovative UK SMEs involved in cross-cutting AI & Digital technologies, who want to showcase their innovations…

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Challenger bank Atom to support…

11.07.2018

North East-headquartered challenger bank Atom has announced plans for a new startup incubator. Unveiled by chairman Bridget Rosewell at the Great Exhibition of the North’s Business Summit, the Atom Incubator…

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Dynamo Cyberfest 2018 – Dates…

10.07.2018

The aim of Cyberfest is to raise awareness of the North east as a place to address cyber resilience; to get people engaged in the Dynamo work stream; educate and inform…

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Dynamo 18: What we learned…

09.07.2018

Dynamo 18 showcased the best of the North East’s tech scene, including the UK’s “smartest street” in Newcastle and a new innovation campus coming to Sunderland. Compelo reporter James Walker…

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hedgehog lab’s flagship event: Innovate…

09.07.2018

Apply for tickets at innovatenow.tech. Event Description: The sixth edition of hedgehog lab’s flagship event, Innovate Now, is set to see us refresh things a little. This time, we’ll be focusing…

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Major innovation partnerships drive hedgehog…

06.07.2018

Newcastle-based technology consultancy hedgehog lab has revealed another innovation partnership as the company continues to sustain their remarkable growth. The organisation’s latest agreement will see them partner with Home Group,…

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Maven adds to its expanding…

06.07.2018

Maven’s property arm have completed the £2 million acquisition of a 112,106 sq ft detached industrial warehouse in Bishopbriggs, Scotland. The property is located in the Westerhill Business Park and…

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Baltic Training Blog: Hard Skills…

05.07.2018

An increasing number of young people today are interested in tech from an early age, and often have self-taught knowledge of coding or troubleshooting IT issues. When recruiting for a…

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Dynamo to publish 2nd Edition…

04.07.2018

In January this year, Dynamo North East published its first Hotspot publication and we are delighted to announce that there will be a 2nd edition in October 2018. The 80-page…

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THE NBT GROUP SUPPLIES AMBITIOUS…

04.07.2018

SUPPLY chain management company The NBT Group has outlined ambitious growth plans after investing £500,000 into the business. Following a successful 2017, which saw turnover reach £14m, The NBT Group…

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PEOPLE HEART OF ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT…

03.07.2018

tombola, one of Europe’s leading online entertainment companies, has head hunted a top people person to drive its people strategy and promote continued growth. Debra Ballantyne has joined Sunderland-based tombola…

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Nebula Labs proud to participate…

02.07.2018

Nebula Labs is proud to participate in a unique art project, as part of the Great Exhibition of the North, being held in Newcastle Gateshead over 80 days between June…

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Newcastle University in six-figure funded…

02.07.2018

Byker Community Trust (BCT) has entered into a new two-year partnership with Newcastle University. The tie-up will investigate how housing associations like BCT can best engage and involve residents in…

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North East hits tech boom…

02.07.2018

The number of digital tech businesses started in Newcastle has increased by 154% from 2011 to 2016, according to research from Tech Nation. Around 134 digital tech businesses were founded…

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Maven VCTs back BioAscent with…

02.07.2018

Maven has completed a £1.6 million investment in BioAscent Discovery Limited (BioAscent), an integrated drug discovery services business. The funding will enable BioAscent to significantly expand its service offering, adding…

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Dynamo 18 Blog by Stu…

22.06.2018

Wolf Bones to 5G Phones A few musings from yesterdays Dynamo 18 conference held at Newcastle University’s brilliant new Computer Science building (which was opened by the Rt Hon Matt…

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Sintons bags major contract win…

22.06.2018

Law firm, Sintons has continued to build its national reputation in healthcare through its latest major NHS framework appointment. The Newcastle-based firm, one of the UK’s leading specialist healthcare advisors,…

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Newcastle tech consultancy to become…

22.06.2018

Newcastle-headquartered technology consultancy hedgehog lab is to offer global paints and coatings organisation AkzoNobel their innovation expertise over an extended period as part of a new partnership between the two…

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The NWG Innovation Festival Competition:…

22.06.2018

Win a financial contribution of £1000 for attending this year’s festival. This years festival is focused on engaging the national enterprise community.  Working with the North East Local Economic partnership…

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28 Iconic Moments from Newcastle…

22.06.2018

Blog by Lauren Green at Flow Early this year, Rough Guide to 2018 rated Newcastle as the number one spot for traveller’s radars. The Geordie gem beat stiff competition in…

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Dynamo 18: Digital Minister reveals…

22.06.2018

The North East could soon be working with the Government to tackle the skills gap in the region’s tech sector, according to a Cabinet Minister. Culture Secretary Matt Hancock revealed…

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GP Bullhound advises The North…

18.06.2018

GP Bullhound acted as exclusive financial advisor to design, communications, and technology network The North Alliance and its majority owner CapMan on its sale to Norvestor, a leading private equity…

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GATESHEAD’S MESMA DRIVES SUCCESS AT…

18.06.2018

Technology provided by Gateshead education software specialists Mesma has halved the time taken to complete self-assessment reviews at a national provider of apprenticeships to the automotive sector. Skillnet Limited, which…

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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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RT @digitalhealthN2 #digitalcatalyst19 delighted to announce @CharlieHoult will be delivering suitably contentious keynote on “Why are we so *poor at Spin-outs” a talk based on extensive experience in north east tech & as founder of @dynamonortheast & owner @HoultsYard - a talk not to be missed ! pic.twitter.com/wJOyr912d7

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