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Innovation Supernetwork invests in own future growth with new office space

Innovation Supernetwork invests in own future growth with new office space 15th August 2019

A NORTH EAST business support organisation is investing in its own future development by moving into larger bespoke office space. Innovation Supernetwork is using a £24,000 investment from the North East Small Loan Fund...

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Office interiors entrepreneur is part of the furniture at the BIC

Office interiors entrepreneur is part of the furniture at the BIC 15th August 2019

AN ENTREPRENEUR who started his office interiors business with support from the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) has himself become part of the furniture after moving into his own dedicated workspace. Michael...

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Biosignatures raises £3.5m to develop revolutionary diagnostic technology

Biosignatures raises £3.5m to develop revolutionary diagnostic technology 8th August 2019

The company has raised a £3.5m led by ADV to transform the lives of millions of people by diagnosing serious medical conditions earlier than ever before. BIC based Biosignatures discovers new blood tests. The...

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Heartfelt art hopes to spread love to the masses

Heartfelt art hopes to spread love to the masses 2nd August 2019

A SUNDERLAND artist who found comfort in art following the unexpected death of her sister, has set up a business she hopes will help others cope with grief and loss. Karen Hughes, a 40-year...

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BIC supports Wearside Women in Business

BIC supports Wearside Women in Business 30th July 2019

As an organisation who is passionate about helping people launch their own business it was an easy choice for the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) to sponsor the Start-up Business Woman of...

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Data drives directors in a new direction

Data drives directors in a new direction 30th July 2019

A PAIR of directors who swapped the insurance industry for the tech sector are reaping the rewards with the continued expansion of their fast-growing start-up. Jason Turner and Sarah Burns launched Data2Action in 2017,...

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Sheila’s Mini Mart fills gap in Filipino market

Sheila’s Mini Mart fills gap in Filipino market 22nd July 2019

A HUSBAND and wife team with experience of working as a joiner and an architect, have used a gap in the market to set up their own business specialising in Filipino food products. Marc...

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Businesses in the North East urged to register for Making Tax Digital before August 11th July 2019

More than 10,000 businesses in the North East, with a turnover above £85,000, have signed up to Making Tax Digital (MTD). HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is now urging the remaining businesses, that are...

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Bricklaying firm cements 20 years in business

Bricklaying firm cements 20 years in business 8th July 2019

SPECIALIST brickwork contractor, Steven Lynn, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of running his own business. Steven, from Grangetown, Sunderland set up his building firm SJL Brickwork in May 1999 with a small advert in...

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23,400 entrepreneurs supported by EU|BICs generating over 22,600 jobs, in 2018 1st July 2019

Toulon, France, 27 June 2019 – Today, the European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN) has officially launched the ‘EU|BIC Impact and Activity Report 2019’ during the Annual General Meeting (AGM), Toulon (France). This...

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