Innovative North East SMEs Can Access Grants Through GX Project

SMEs looking to drive innovation in the North East will be able to access a new set of grants as part of the GX Project, a legacy of the Great Exhibition of the North. Initially a two-year programme to support innovation and collaboration among North East SMEs, the GX Project awarded 26 grants in 2019 […]

North East innovation network celebrates Award winners at VentureFest North East

Hundreds of businesses, entrepreneurs, investors and experts descended on St James’ Park, Newcastle today (28 November) for VentureFest North East. A series of high-profile national and international speakers and business leaders provided inspiration and practical tools to delegates who gathered at the region’s innovation conference to learn from one another before celebrating success at the […]

Kresse Wesling, MBE, the award-winning environmental entrepreneur to introduce North East Innovation Awards

The shortlist for the North East Innovation Awards has today been announced. The North East Innovation Awards are delivered by the Innovation SuperNetwork in partnership with RTC North. They celebrate stand-out examples of innovation in the region’s most important sectors – Manufacturing, Energy, Healthcare and Digital. An Innovation Champion and the coveted title of Innovation […]

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 […]