The Innovation SuperNetwork is a ‘network of networks’, turning innovation policy into practice and bringing together businesses, academics, public and third sector organisations to work together on collaborative innovation projects.

Made up of over 60 partners and 5000+ businesses to increase innovation, collaboration and business growth in the North East, the SuperNetwork is strategically aligned to the North East LEP and exists to increase connectivity and collaboration between the region’s business community.

Current Vacancies

We’re always interested in hearing from good people.
If you think you have what it takes to join our team, email your CV to

Innovation Manager roles

We are always on the lookout for motivated, experienced and knowledgeable people to join our team.
Invitation to Quote: VentureFest North East 2021 online conference platform

Deadline: Friday 27th November 2020

As Coronavirus continues to impact our daily lives, we have taken the decision to bring VentureFest to delegates digitally. Now, more than ever, businesses need to connect, collaborate and innovate in order to remain resilient. We are procuring for the supply and management of a flexible online event platform with the ability to co-design elements.
Invitation to Quote: VentureFest North East 2021 promotional and event content

Deadline: Friday 27th November 2020

VentureFest is all about building connections, so we are bringing the scale, ambition, and buzz of a live event to hundreds of businesses and entrepreneurs online. To support the delivery of VentureFest we are procuring content creators to help us bring the programme to life, both in advance, and as part of the programme content.

Innovation SuperNetwork equality, diversity and inclusion policy

The Innovation SuperNetwork is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

Our aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. In delivering innovation and access to finance programmes, we are also committed against the discrimination of our clients, partners, stakeholders or the public.

In line with our own Diversity in Innovation programme, delivered to support companies in tackling structural bias in their own organisations, we commit to:

  • Ensuring we regularly review our own practice, ensuring unconscious bias does not impact on the company-wide decisions we make.
  • Acknowledging where we can do better, and striving to make a positive change to ensure diverse representation across the company and the programmes we deliver.

We also commit to honour the Armed Forces Covenant and support the Armed Forces Community