The organisers behind the region’s innovation conference have today announced a new awards event to celebrate the achievements of the North East’s most pioneering businesses. The Innovation SuperNetwork are launching the North East Innovation Awards as a way of celebrating the ground-breaking ideas, processes and products impacting on business, industry and society. The awards will […]


The hunt is on for businesses developing disruptive or improved products or services to showcase their innovations at VentureFest North East in November. A popular feature at the region’s annual innovation conference, the Innovation Showcase gives businesses from across Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and Durham the chance to demonstrate how their work has the potential […]

Innovation SuperNetwork kicks-off programme to tackle gender equality in business

A programme to tackle barriers to business growth linked to a lack of gender diversity was officially launched today, (05 July 2018) with a panel discussion about the role of women investors and the importance of investing in female-led businesses. The debate, which took place at FinanceCamp – the annual event connecting businesses with the […]

FinanceCamp opens the door to North East Fund for growing businesses and entrepreneurs

Businesses seeking information and access to the recently announced £120m North East Fund will have the chance to meet with Fund Managers on Thursday 05 July at FinanceCamp. Alongside the opportunity to discuss the different types of finance available via the fund, directly with the managers responsible for awarding investment, delegates will also hear from […]

Innovation focus makes FinanceCamp a ‘Great’ addition to Exhibition 

The organisers of FinanceCamp have today (Tuesday 24 April) announced the event, which expertly matches hundreds of growing and innovative businesses with active investors and lenders, will in 2018 form part of the Great Exhibition of the North’s ‘Inspired by’ programme. FinanceCamp focuses on growing the regional economy by bringing businesses with bright ideas together […]

Date announced for North East Innovation Conference

The region’s innovation conference is set to return to St James’ Park for 2018, shining a spotlight on the North East businesses who are changing the face of industry with innovative products and services. Taking place on Wednesday 14 November, VentureFest North East offers a dynamic programme of hands-on workshops and discussions, which give businesses […]

FinanceCamp North East to Bring Together Innovative Businesses and Investment Opportunities

FinanceCamp North East is back and set to connect innovative and growing businesses with access to financial solutions from investors and lenders. St James’ Park, Newcastle will play host to FinanceCamp North East 2018 on Thursday 05 July. The popular annual event provides a unique opportunity for the region’s most ambitious businesses, from fledging start-ups […]

We’re seeking a Partnerships Director to join our team

Based in Sunderland Full-time, permanent contract £50,000 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. The programme works through a partnership of around 50 organisations, including the North East LEP, Innovate UK, North East […]