About

Finding opportunities to drive change through innovation.

The Innovation SuperNetwork exists to connect businesses in North East England with the opportunities, finance and support needed to innovate and grow Supported by 60 partners, including all five regional universities and high-profile organisations across the public and private sectors, we bring together the innovation ecosystem to support economic growth. 

Inspiring innovation

We have a secret. Innovation isn't just for boffins in a lab. If you're doing something different or have ideas to take your business in a new direction, we're here to help your bright ideas fly!

Forging connections to solve problems

Innovation happens best when different ideas come together. We bridge the gaps between sectors and help bring solutions to real-world industrial problems.

Building our innovation communities

Connecting with businesses working in the same space is helping to put the region on the map in key sectors. By connecting clusters with each other, we're creating opportunities for businesses in all sectors.

Finding finance to support bright ideas

Our investor network and inside knowledge of the funding landscape is helping regional start-up and scale-up enterprises secure finance through one-to-one support and group workshops.

Our Mission

To build an innovation ecosystem to support business resilience, sustainability and economic growth in North East England.

Media Contacts

If you're looking for a comment from one of our Innovation SuperNetwork team, would like someone to speak at an event, or want to know more about the work we do, contact our PR team.

Shelley Armstrong

Head of Communications & Engagement

Jen Taylor

Communications & Engagement Manager

Natalie Barras

Digital Marketing Officer

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