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Invitation to quote for an online event platform

The Innovation SuperNetwork offers specialist business support to North East entrepreneurs, start-ups and scales-ups. We connect innovation expertise and market opportunities to help regional SMEs grow. We do this through events, innovation accelerators, Access to Finance programmes, Innovation Challenges and one-to-one business support. The Innovation SuperNetwork is at the forefront of a regional movement to […]

New funding announced to tackle region’s key problems through innovation challenges

Businesses across Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside have been asked to rise to the Challenge and help the region tackle some of the biggest problems facing our economy and community. A new £800,000 open innovation project has been launched at the region’s longest running Innovation Conference, VentureFest North East. The project is funded through the […]

Newcastle University born business ‘Atelerix’ secures hefty £425,574 investment

A business at the forefront of cell preservation with aims to revolutionise the way we store, and transport cells and tissues has raised £425,574 in investment.      Atelerix was spun out of Newcastle University in 2017 by three co-founders, Professor Che Connon, Dr Steve Swioklo and Dr Mick McLean. The conventional freezing and thawing of cells […]

Alnwick AgriTech firm secures more than £350,000 in innovation investments

A Northumberland-based AgriTech firm has secured a six-figure investment and received innovation grant funding to transform how farmers and rural landowners manage their assets. Drone Ag established its business delivering aerial crop scouting, spraying, and mapping using drones and smart data-analytics and has gone on to secure a mix of Innovation funding to expand their […]

Newcastle entrepreneur secures six figure investment to create “Safest Dating App in the World”

A Newcastle-based entrepreneur with ambitions to disrupt the online dating industry has raised £225,000 in a bid to create a dating platform with user safety at its heart.  Safer Date was founded by Elaine Parker following a harrowing online dating experience that spiralled out of control with a man that had a long history of […]

Invitation to tender: venue and associated services for VentureFest North East 2022 & 2023

The event will be delivered hybrid and services required include a suitable venue, catering, audio visual and associated services. This Invitation to tender covers preference to provide services for two VentureFest events to take place in 2022 and 2023. The confirmed date for VentureFest 2022 is Wednesday 30th March 2022, therefore availability on that date […]

Up to £2m secured by consortium to bring angel investment to North businesses

A consortium led by Sunderland-based North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC), has secured up to an additional £2m from Innovate UK to further encourage Business Angels to bring investment and expertise to pioneering innovative small and medium companies across the North.   In 2019, the same consortium, also made up of the Innovation SuperNetwork, NorthInvest and […]

Invitation to quote for an online event platform

To deliver the Accelerating Investment and Innovation Summit Event date: 22nd or 23rd September 2021 (TBC) Company background The Innovation SuperNetwork offers specialist business support to North East entrepreneurs, start-ups and scales-ups. We connect innovation expertise and market opportunities to help regional SMEs grow. We do this through events, innovation accelerators, Access to Finance programmes, […]