Tag: North East business

Newcastle University born business ‘Atelerix’ secures hefty £425,574 investment

A business at the forefront of cell preservation with aims to revolutionise the way we store, and transport cells and tissues has raised £425,574 in investment.      Atelerix was spun out of Newcastle University in 2017 by three co-founders, Professor Che Connon, Dr Steve Swioklo and Dr Mick McLean. The conventional freezing and thawing of cells […]

Newcastle entrepreneur secures six figure investment to create “Safest Dating App in the World”

A Newcastle-based entrepreneur with ambitions to disrupt the online dating industry has raised £225,000 in a bid to create a dating platform with user safety at its heart.  Safer Date was founded by Elaine Parker following a harrowing online dating experience that spiralled out of control with a man that had a long history of […]

Why northern Health and Life Sciences?

It was a real pleasure to be invited to be part of this year’s Investment Summit, and to highlight some of the reasons why investors should take a closer look at the investment opportunities health and life sciences present. The sector offers a wealth of opportunities, with innovative ideas and research breakthroughs regularly spawning spin […]

Celebrating the boring; a pragmatic approach to growth and investment

By Simon Green, CEO Innovation SuperNetwork Last week, I was part of a panel discussion at the Connected Investing event run by UK Business Angels Association and Innovate UK. The panel, which was expertly hosted by James Bedford from Tech Nation, highlighted some important points that I think are worth sharing more widely. Conversations about […]