Dragons’ Den entrepreneur set to share success at FinanceCamp North East 2019

Parking-tech pioneer Chris Reed is set to share his experience and inspire delegates attending FinanceCamp following his success in the Dragons’ Den earlier this year. The annual conference launched in 2016 and will take place in Sunderland for the first time at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday 22 May. It connects growing businesses seeking […]

Innovation Manager – Access to Finance

We’re seeking a dynamic access to finance expert to join our growing team. The successful candidate will help grow the number of active investors working with innovative companies in North East England and beyond. £40,000 / £50,000 (depending on qualifications and experience). Full-time contract with flexible working options. A significant part of our work is […]

Funding deals sought as Northern entrepreneurs meet London Investors

Innovators from the North of England descended on London yesterday (Tuesday 05th March) to pitch their businesses to a roomful of heavy-weight investors. Representing some of the North’s best entrepreneurs and innovators, a total of 22 businesses formed part of the hand-picked delegation to take part in Entrepreneurs of the North. Organised by the Innovation […]

We’re recruiting an Innovation Manager!

Innovation Manager North East England Fixed-term contract, initially to March 2021 with possibility of extension £40,000 per year plus pension Flexible working options 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. The programme works through a partnership of […]

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 […]