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Business News in County Durham

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Innovation News

Funding and support available for manufacturing with printed and flexible electronic technologies

Funding and support available for manufacturing with printed and flexible electronic technologies

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), a UK-based technology innovation provider for process manufacturing, is a key partner in supporting the latest phase of a project encouraging innovative companies to access new markets with printed electronics.

Barnard Castle company wins second innovation award

Barnard Castle company wins second innovation award

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Honeyman Group Ltd, Barnard Castle based pharmaceutical water specialist, has won its second innovation award in a month.

Businesses Urged To Take Advantage Of Innovation Support Scheme

Businesses Urged To Take Advantage Of Innovation Support Scheme

Monday, 14 May 2018

Businesses in County Durham are being urged to take full advantage of a Teesside University-led project which helps them to innovate and grow.

New project to enhance nanomedicine development

New project to enhance nanomedicine development

Thursday, 10 May 2018

CPI this week announced that it has launched a new collaborative project that strengthens its nanoformulations capabilities to better develop next-generation nanomedicines.

Government calls on innovative tech firms to help tackle the UK’s biggest challenges

Government calls on innovative tech firms to help tackle the UK’s biggest challenges

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Today, the Minister for Implementation, Oliver Dowden MP, will announce the first round of challenges to be tackled through the £20m GovTech Fund.
Durham County Council, in collaboration with Blaenau Gwent Council, will be delivering the challenge of ‘intelligent data to transform Local Authority service delivery’, exploring how real-time data routinely captured by residents and vehicles can be used to improve public service delivery while reducing costs.

Quality Hospital Solutions expands commercialisation of the Beverage Trolley

Quality Hospital Solutions expands commercialisation of the Beverage Trolley

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Quality Hospital Solutions (QHS), an highly innovative, problem-solving healthcare supplier, has taken a significant step forward in the commercialisation of the Beverage Trolley by handing over sole responsibility for all sales and marketing activities to their long-standing healthcare marketing communications agency, Onyx Health.

County Durham's Kromek wins £1.4m deal to improve breast cancer detection

County Durham's Kromek wins £1.4m deal to improve breast cancer detection

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

NETPark based scanner firm Kromek has secured a deal to deliver a molecular breast imaging device.

North East LEP Names New Innovation Director

North East LEP Names New Innovation Director

Monday, 16 April 2018

Alan Welby has been named as the new innovation director for the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

Dynamic North East companies leading the way in space race

Dynamic North East companies leading the way in space race

Friday, 23 March 2018

THE DYNAMISM and drive of North East businesses is what sets them apart from other UK companies working within the space sector, according to a national space industry leader.

£7.4m development opens at leading technology park

£7.4m development opens at leading technology park

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

A PRESTIGIOUS £7.4m development built at a fast-growing science and technology park was officially opened yesterday (March 21).

New NETPark sculpture to be seen from space

New NETPark sculpture to be seen from space

Monday, 19 March 2018

A BOLD sculpture specially designed to be visible on satellite imagery has been installed at the new gateway to one of the country’s leading science parks. 

CPI’s National Formulation Centre opens at NETPark

CPI’s National Formulation Centre opens at NETPark

Friday, 16 March 2018

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), part of the UK’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult has today opened its new, state-of-the-art National Formulation Centre.

Design And Construction Firms Team Up Again At NETPark

Design And Construction Firms Team Up Again At NETPark

Friday, 09 March 2018

Leading building contractor, Surgo Construction and the award-winning architectural firm, Howarth Litchfield (HL), have teamed up again to undertake the design and construction of the next phase of development at NETPark in County Durham – the £4.5m National Centre for Healthcare Photonics (NCHP).

Satellite rocket launch could fuel 100 jobs

Satellite rocket launch could fuel 100 jobs

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

AN ENTREPRENEUR who dreamt of being an astronaut as a child will oversee a rocket launch from North East soil when his company sends scores of tiny satellites into space.

New project to support County Durham photonics companies

New project to support County Durham photonics companies

Friday, 23 February 2018

NETPark, County Durham, UK – The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) and Durham University have joined forces in a project that will assist small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Country Durham to commercialise photonics and other emerging technologies through localised innovation infrastructure and commercialisation services. 

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