Tag: Innovation

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 […]

Innovation is Alive and Well in the North East

Carole White, CEO at TEDCO Business Support explains why the North East should be optimistic about a bright and innovative future in business.  Innovation is a term that is often thrown around in the business community. But it isn’t always clear what constitutes innovation and what is merely good practice within an enterprise. Business leaders […]

Your chance to shape VentureFest North East!

Local businesses and innovation experts are being invited to help shape content for this year’s VentureFest North East. Each autumn the regional innovation conference gathers together hundreds of entrepreneurs, innovators and investors to explore current issues and new ideas relating to innovation with a range of leading experts. New People’s Choice programme This year, organisers are handing over the design of a new People’s Choice part of the programme to delegates. Based on feedback from […]

What investors look for (and how FinanceCamp helps)

We’re often asked by businesses what investors look for when they are considering new prospects so we asked Northstar Ventures to shed some light. Here, Director Ian Richards explains what is on their checklist, and how FinanceCamp helps to introduce them to viable businesses.  As investors there are five key areas we look at when […]

Innovation thrives on openness

By Simon Green, CEO of Innovation SuperNetwork North East England. This blog was first published via Tech North on 2nd December 2016. The ability to innovate is something that sets us apart from other animals. We are driven by the desire to better our own situation in the world and make use of whatever resources are […]