Category: News

Seven Stories set to drive innovation

Next month’s flagship innovation conference, VentureFest North East will bring over 800 businesses together to hear from a wealth of leading innovators who will inspire delegates through a series of talks and workshops, as well as encouraging them to form new connections and work collaboratively. Now in its sixth year, the popular event that takes […]

North East Energy Catalyst ready to deliver on global challenges

A ground-breaking new partnership has been established to unite the North East’s leading energy innovation, demonstration and delivery capabilities, in order to drive new opportunities and growth for the region. The North East is home to an array of internationally-recognised energy innovation, demonstration and science assets, and a wide range of ‘real-world’ follow-on delivery opportunities. […]

Innovation award winners discuss success one year on

2018 marked the launch of the North East Innovation Awards. Part of VentureFest North East, the awards delivered by Innovation SuperNetwork in partnership with RTC North, recognise stand-out examples of innovation and celebrate the area’s most important sectors – manufacturing, energy, healthcare and digital. The response to the awards was overwhelming and presented judges with […]

NEPIC Innovation Manager

Full time position Fixed-term contract to 31st March 2021 (with possible extension) £40,000 per year, plus pension Application Deadline: 7th October 2019 Working across North East England with the North East Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC), regional pharmaceutical and bioprocessing companies and CPI Our Ideal Candidate The NEPIC Innovation Manager will be co-located with award winning cluster […]

Communications and Events Officer

Communications and Events OfficerFull-time, 1-year contract (with possible extension)Salary £20,000 We’re seeking an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Communications and Events Officer to support the delivery of the Innovation SuperNetwork’s programme through key communications activity and event support. The Innovation SuperNetwork delivers a year-round events programme, including VentureFest North East, access to finance initiatives and business accelerator programmes. Reporting […]

Events Manager

Based in Sunderland and working in the North East of EnglandCirca 25 hours (job share), permanent contract Salary £35,000 per year / pro rata, plus pension  DEADLINE: Sunday 15th September 2019 VentureFest North East is established as the region’s innovation conference and is expected to attract 800 delegates this autumn. The one day annual conference, delivered in partnership with […]

Innovation Awards return to VentureFest North East

VentureFest North East organisers have announced today that the North East Innovation Awards, which took place for the first time in 2018, is set to return to the region’s innovation conference in November. The North East Innovation Awards celebrate the ground-breaking ideas, processes and products impacting on business, industry and society. Simon Green, CEO at […]

Health Network North Engagement Manager

Working across North East England Full time, with part time or flexible working options possible Engagement work with The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria Fixed-term contract to 31st March 2021, with possible extension. £40,000 (pro rata) per year, plus pension Deadline: Monday 5th August 2019 Our Ideal Candidate The Health […]

Newcastle Angel Hub hosts first pitching event helping North East talent attract investment

North East entrepreneurs developing industry-changing innovation have taken to the stage in the first of a series of new pitching events delivered by the recently launched Newcastle Angel Hub. The businesses pitched their ideas on Monday (15th July), in the hope of securing investment from equity and Angel investors in attendance. The innovative ideas being […]