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Case Studies

The  North East BIC’s business advisers have a wealth of experience and have helped many on their path to self employment. See below for some examples of our most recent success stories.

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Start Up business hits the right note

Start Up business hits the right note

Newcastle University graduate Catherine Hanlon has started a business with the help of the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). Catherine, 23 from Peterlee, launched In Harmony Music Tuition and Performance in April,...

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Fighting fit start-up company invests in Sunderland

Fighting fit start-up company invests in Sunderland

A new fitness company delivering fun and effective workouts has just opened in Sunderland after receiving just under £10,000 thanks to the North East BIC. A 13 year career in the gym industry inspired...

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Tree Surgeon nurtures business success thanks to BIC

Tree Surgeon nurtures business success thanks to BIC

A tree surgeon has become his own boss after visiting the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). Jack Murray, 19, visited the BIC for start-up advice, here he met with business adviser Ron Anderson who gave...

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Party business explodes into market

Party business explodes into market

A science technician is giving children a birthday to remember by delivering science parties to inspire the next generation. After visiting the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) Neil Harrison launched Big Bang...

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Entrepreneur creates next generation of outstanding PE teachers

Entrepreneur creates next generation of outstanding PE teachers

An entrepreneur who visited the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) for help starting his business has taken an Open Space membership as his company grows. David Johnson is on a mission to...

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