Category: News

Accelerator to support new businesses in ageing launched

A new accelerator programme aimed at businesses with the potential to develop solutions to the challenges faced by an ageing population has been launched, offering £12,500 of investment and 6 months office space in the Biosphere building on Newcastle Helix. Working with the National Innovation Centre for Ageing, Newcastle City Council and Northstar Ventures, the […]

Innovation Manager

Working across North East England Full time, with part time and flexible working options possible Fixed-term contract to March 2021, with possibility to extend £40,000 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. […]

Winners for first regional Innovation Awards announced

Global energy components manufacturer Power Roll, cancer research pioneers HistoCyte Laboratories, ink manufacturer Mexar, and recruitment insights company Geek Talent, are amongst the winners of the first regional Innovation Awards announced today (14 November) as part of VentureFest North East. The North East Innovation Awards are delivered by the Innovation SuperNetwork in partnership with RTC […]

VentureFest North East 2018 line-up announced

By Simon Green, CEO.  Delegates at VentureFest North East will have the chance to hear from game-changing business leaders who have transformed their sectors through pioneering models and emerging technology. Taking place on Wednesday 14th November, the region’s innovation conference has today (Thursday 13 September) announced its speaker line-up, which includes Dr Nick Appleyard from […]

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’ […]