Ageing experts meet with accelerator hopefuls as applications open for innovative solutions.

Applications sought from across County Durham, Tyne & Wear and Northumberland. The Innovation SuperNetwork has today (Wednesday 06th February) opened applications for North East businesses and start-ups developing innovative solutions in the ageing sector to take part in its Ageing Innovation Accelerator programme. The announcement comes as experts in the field, Professor Joseph F Coughlin, […]

Ageing Experts to visit Innovation Accelerator

A transatlantic exchange is building on the North East’s expertise in ageing, nutrition, digital science and tech. Arriving in Newcastle this morning (04th February), the dynamic founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) AgeLab, Professor Joseph F Coughlin, is on a 5 day visit to develop a  strategic partnership between MIT and the region’s […]

North East to pilot Open Innovation 2.0 Lab, working in partnership with European SMEs and multinationals

North East Local Enterprise Partnership SMEs in the North East are being given the opportunity to partner with European businesses to develop new projects, solving problems posed by multinational manufacturers such as Nissan, Caterpillar and Komatsu. The North East has been selected to pilot the Open Innovation 2.0 Lab programme which is designed to encourage […]

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 […]