Author: Shelley Armstrong

Two key appointments strengthen innovation support at SuperNetwork

The Innovation SuperNetwork has strengthened their business engagement team with two key appointments to support growth in regional businesses. Peter Riddell has joined as Partnerships Director, whilst Graeme Miller has taken up the post of Innovation Manager to support the delivery of the GX Project, working with the Great Exhibition of the North. Peter, who joined the SuperNetwork from British Cycling, has 20 years’ […]

What you do in business matters, but how you do it matters more

There is a common perception that the only way to be successful in business is to be ruthless. Popular culture portrays business leaders as modern versions of Victorian mill owners, willing to do pretty much anything to increase profits. TV series like Dragons’ Den reinforce the stereotype and Gordon Gekko’s catchphrase ‘greed is good’ in […]

NEW AWARDS CELEBRATE INNOVATION IN BUSINESS

The organisers behind the region’s innovation conference have today announced a new awards event to celebrate the achievements of the North East’s most pioneering businesses. The Innovation SuperNetwork are launching the North East Innovation Awards as a way of celebrating the ground-breaking ideas, processes and products impacting on business, industry and society. The awards will […]

Innovation SuperNetwork kicks-off programme to tackle gender equality in business

A programme to tackle barriers to business growth linked to a lack of gender diversity was officially launched today, (05 July 2018) with a panel discussion about the role of women investors and the importance of investing in female-led businesses. The debate, which took place at FinanceCamp – the annual event connecting businesses with the […]

Northern Entrepreneurs Boost Funding Chances as they Meet London Investors

Innovators from the North of England descended on London yesterday [Wednesday 21 February] to pitch their businesses to a roomful of heavy-weight investors. A total of 30 entrepreneurs formed part of a delegation of businesspeople from across the North of England, who were selected to take part in Entrepreneurs of the North. The event, organised […]