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First business born from Sunderland start-up initiative

First business born from Sunderland start-up initiative 13th May 2019

A counselling service to improve the mental health of children in Sunderland is the first business to be born from a programme designed to encourage start-ups in the west area of the city. The...

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Sunderland Echo is on the move

Sunderland Echo is on the move 1st May 2019

Sunderland Echo has relocated to new offices at the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) in Sunderland’s Enterprise Park East. Joy Yates, JPIMedia Editorial Director North East and Sunderland Echo Editor said: “We...

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North wins £2m to support Angel Investment Accelerator Pilots  from Innovate UK

North wins £2m to support Angel Investment Accelerator Pilots from Innovate UK 30th April 2019

A new pilot funding programme to encourage Business Angels in the regions to bring investment and expertise to pioneering innovative small and medium companies has awarded £2m to two North-based projects. A total of...

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Office expert picks the BIC for North East business

Office expert picks the BIC for North East business 25th April 2019

Charlie Dawson is something of an expert when it comes to work space, having spent the past 25 years working in the office refurbishment industry. So, he knew exactly what he was looking for...

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North East Fund reaches 100 investments milestone

North East Fund reaches 100 investments milestone 24th April 2019

Trailblazing company Arquer Diagnostics has become the North East Fund’s 100th investment after securing £1.8m to help take a revolutionary new bladder cancer diagnostics kit to the global marketplace. The investment will support the...

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Work Discovery Week inspires career in medicine

Work Discovery Week inspires career in medicine 24th April 2019

A SUNDERLAND medical student has praised the city’s innovative employability programme in helping him make the right career choice. Work Discovery Week has run since 2013, connecting young people with the region’s leading businesses...

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Memory of Martyn lives on in new Sunderland print business

Memory of Martyn lives on in new Sunderland print business 23rd April 2019

The widow of respected Sunderland businessman Martyn Young has pledged to continue the work they began together, launching a company in his memory. Two years after the tragic death of print company boss Martyn...

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Sunderland businesses encouraged to get on the elephant trail

Sunderland businesses encouraged to get on the elephant trail 17th April 2019

SUNDERLAND’S leading organisations have joined the herd to support one of the region’s most exciting summer events – and are now hoping to encourage other businesses to get on board. Elmer’s Great North Parade...

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Façade specialists have the blueprint for success

Façade specialists have the blueprint for success 16th April 2019

A pair of façade draughtsman are mining over half a century of experience and fronting-up an exciting new business. With over 50 years’ experience of façade design – Colin Marshall and Steve Henderson have...

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North East BIC digs in to support Pollinator Parks

North East BIC digs in to support Pollinator Parks 28th March 2019

A project to support the survival of struggling pollinating insect populations, such as butterflies and bees, has been launched at the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) on the first day of Spring....

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