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Applications now open for Pitch@Palace 10.0

Applications now open for Pitch@Palace 10.0 9th August 2018

Applications for Pitch@Palace 10.0 are now open! Back for its fourth year, the programme gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet the people who can help make their business dreams a reality. Founded by the...

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North East organisations collaborate to create one-of-a-kind technology for runners

North East organisations collaborate to create one-of-a-kind technology for runners 6th August 2018

Entrepreneur Craig Downs has combined product design, artificial intelligence (AI), smartphone technology and big data analysis to create an innovative running product. Craig’s company, Shoes2Run – based at The Hub in Washington, has developed...

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Search launched for North East innovations

Search launched for North East innovations 25th July 2018

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...

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Businesses to take a walk on the Rewilding side

Businesses to take a walk on the Rewilding side 19th July 2018

Businesses in the North East are preparing to welcome leading naturalist and TV presenter Chris Packham to discuss rewilding at a conference on 18 September. Delegates will hear about the latest thinking in rewilding...

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Sunderland’s new bridge – Northern Spire – due to open in August

Sunderland’s new bridge – Northern Spire – due to open in August 19th July 2018

Northern Spire – Sunderland’s new bridge across the River Wear – is expected to open in August. Finishing works on the cable-stayed bridge, which boasts an impressive 105m central A-framed pylon, are expected to...

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Sunderland firm expands innovative cancer test across Europe

Sunderland firm expands innovative cancer test across Europe 19th July 2018

A pioneering cancer diagnostics firm has rolled out its flagship product into five new European markets, with further commercial agreements expected in the Middle East and Eastern Europe later this year. Sunderland-based Arquer Diagnostics...

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North East firm has Europe lined up after receiving major accreditation

North East firm has Europe lined up after receiving major accreditation 18th July 2018

An innovative tank lining company has achieved a world renowned European certification for their product. Established in 1996, Washington firm Abfad Limited apply solvent-free coatings to provide their oil and gas clients and other...

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Sunderland school has a record win

Sunderland school has a record win 4th July 2018

An innovative project to turn LP records into clocks has helped a Sunderland school scoop a major award. As part of last week’s Work Discovery Week, students from a number of schools competed in a...

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One Week to Go – Top Tips for Tall Ships visitors

One Week to Go – Top Tips for Tall Ships visitors 4th July 2018

With just one week to go until Sunderland hosts the UK’s largest free family festival, organisers have issued top tips for visitors. From 10-14 July, more than 50 ships from around the world will...

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Jacksons Law Firm appoint ex North East media chief

Jacksons Law Firm appoint ex North East media chief 4th July 2018

Jacksons Law Firm is delighted to announce the appointment of one of the regions’ prominent business leaders as Non-executive Consultant. Bob Cuffe, who recently left the Gazette where he was Regional Managing Director, will...

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