Digital Innovation Cluster

To support the growing tech and digital sector in the North East, we’ve teamed up with Dynamo North East and are working closely with them to deliver our Digital Innovation Cluster.

Working with local businesses

Dynamo is a business-led organisation with the core mission of growing the North East tech economy through collaboration, innovation, and skills. We’re working with them through the Digital Innovation Cluster to bring expertise to SMEs in key fields including, FinTech, HealthTech, Immersive, Service Centre Delivery and Cyber Security.

This is delivered by:

  • Helping people work together to achieve a shared digital ambition.
  • Sharing “what good looks like” and providing inspiration from national and international insight.
  • Addressing the skills gap in the region to assist companies to upskill in order to increase their capacity to grow their business.
  • Celebrating local achievements, especially through the high-profile annual Dynamites awards and annual conference.

Visit Dynamo North East online to learn more about their activity, or email one of our Innovation Managers, who each specialise in s different area of digital.

Laura Kemp

Dynamo Cluster Engagement Manager

Laura leads the Service Delivery Centre and Future of Entertainment clusters, she explores challenges in these areas and works with North East businesses to develop solutions.

Email Laura

Dawn Dunn

Dynamo Cluster Engagement Manager

Dawn manages the FinTech sector and helps raise awareness, drive engagement, and support North East SMEs working in this remit.

Email Dawn

Emma Whitenstall

Dynamo Cluster Engagement Manager

Emma’s focus is on HealthTech, working with regional SMEs to find digital solutions to support heathy ageing and improved healthcare outcomes.

Email Emma

Phil Jackman

Dynamo Cluster Engagement Manager

Phil is Dynamo’s resident Cyber Security expert and supports businesses to ensure their digital operations are operating in a secure and future-proof way.

Email Phil

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