Speakers to share real life investment stories at FinanceCamp

Two North East companies that made headlines with their triumph at raising investment will share their secrets of success to help others in the region secure the cash they need. Durham-based challenger bank Atom and safety-focused technology company Realsafe Technologies, based in Gateshead, will reveal how they succeeded in major funding rounds when they take to the stage at investment event FinanceCamp next month. Atom’s Edward Twiddy and Realsafe’s Zoe Farrington […]

Event staff wanted

We are looking to recruit casual event staff to work across the North East of England  The North East LEP’s Strategic Economic Plan identified the need for increased innovation activity in the region to drive economic growth. There are a number of routes to achieving this and we are working with around 50 partners to increase awareness of […]

We’re recruiting!

Innovation Manager Based in Sunderland and working across the North East of England Full time, permanent contract £35,000 per year plus pension The Innovation SuperNetwork is a unique regional programme, helping to cultivate a stronger innovation eco-system in the North East of England and support innovative businesses. The programme works through a partnership of around […]

Put open innovation on your 2017 to do list

By Angela MacOscar, Innovation Manager, Innovation SuperNetwork In September, I kicked off the Innovation Challenge project and I’m delighted to report it is off to a flying start. This project is a key part of the Innovation SuperNetwork which is also home to VentureFest and FinanceCamp. These projects all work together seamlessly to help boost […]

Innovation thrives on openness

By Simon Green, Executive Director Innovation SuperNetwork North East England. This blog was first published via Tech North on 2nd December 2016. The ability to innovate is something that sets us apart from other animals. We are driven by the desire to better our own situation in the world and make use of whatever resources are […]

Record crowds attracted to VentureFest North East 2016

North East businesses attending VentureFest North East 2016 tested a new service designed to provide them with opportunities to win contracts by solving the real-world challenges of corporates, the public sector and society at large. The record number of delegates who attended the region’s innovation conference at St James’ Park, Newcastle, learned how Innovation Challenge […]

Speakers to use networks and know-how to open doors for North East businesses

Organisers of the region’s largest innovation event today announced their line-up of expert speakers who are intent on using their networks and know-how to open doors for North East businesses. Inspirational speakers and industry leaders who are passionate about using their own experience to accelerate the growth of the region’s companies will take to the stage […]