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Business News in County Durham

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Innovation News

Filtronic plotting new engineer and apprenticeship roles at NETPark base

Filtronic plotting new engineer and apprenticeship roles at NETPark base

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

A TECHNOLOGY company will press on to secure its next generation after public safety work provided a financial lift.

NETPark technology firm Filtronic expects higher sales and profits after strong period

NETPark technology firm Filtronic expects higher sales and profits after strong period

Monday, 15 May 2017

A NETPark based technology company expects annual revenues and profits to go beyond market expectations after a strong end to its financial year.

Duo strengthen team at NETPark IT firm Professional Network Technology Solutions

Duo strengthen team at NETPark IT firm Professional Network Technology Solutions

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

A County Durham IT provider has added to its workforce as it settles into new surroundings.

NETPark based Kromek fighting terrorism

NETPark based Kromek fighting terrorism

Tuesday, 02 May 2017

A County Durham TECHNOLOGY firm helping thwart terror attacks has confirmed it expects a “step change” in income growth.

Sedgefield-based Centre for Process Innovation supports tyre performance work

Sedgefield-based Centre for Process Innovation supports tyre performance work

Monday, 03 April 2017

A TECHNOLOGY organisation is working on next generation equipment designed to improve vehicles’ tyre performance.

Funding to extend space programme

Funding to extend space programme

Friday, 17 March 2017

A CENTRE which helps North East businesses tap into the billion pound space sector has won an extension to its programme after successfully supporting new businesses and job creation.

IT startup looks to double turnover with NETPark move

IT startup looks to double turnover with NETPark move

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Celebrating its second year in business, specialist IT services provider, Professional Network Technology Solutions(PNTS), has announced a move to new premises as demand for its range of services continues to grow.

NETPark Explorer: An unmissable opportunity for science, engineering and tech firms to join innovative community with global impact

NETPark Explorer: An unmissable opportunity for science, engineering and tech firms to join innovative community with global impact

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

The development of the NETPark Explorer buildings will enable companies to locate, grow and change lives, both in County Durham and all around the world.

Kromek Awarded New Contract for Radiation Detectors

Kromek Awarded New Contract for Radiation Detectors

Tuesday, 07 March 2017

NETPark based Kromek (AIM: KMK), a radiation detection technology company focusing on the medical, security screening and nuclear markets, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract, valued at $990k, by an existing US-based customer, a global leader in aerospace and defence technologies, for the upgrade of the Company’s advanced security screening detectors that the customer has deployed since 2009.

North East space companies to shape the communities of the future

North East space companies to shape the communities of the future

Thursday, 02 March 2017

Around 200 delegates will visit the region’s headline space conference and exhibition, to hear how they can play a part in using ‘big data’ collected from satellites to develop radical new ways to tackle the complex challenges facing our cities and communities.

NEAA launches Manufacturing Innovation Group

NEAA launches Manufacturing Innovation Group

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

The North East Automotive Alliance’s (NEAA) has launched a new Manufacturing Innovation Group (MIG), forming part of the alliance’s Innovation and Technology thematic strategy group.

Leader of Durham County Council, Councillor Simon Henig.

Companies urged to take part in pioneering health programme

Thursday, 16 February 2017

INNOVATIVE organisations are being urged to take part in a pioneering initiative to tackle the major health issues associated with social isolation in the North East.

Leading robotics company plans to create jobs with NETPark expansion

Leading robotics company plans to create jobs with NETPark expansion

Thursday, 26 January 2017

Tharsus Group, one of the UK’s leading designers and manufacturers of automation and robotics equipment, has expanded its operation by opening a new office in County Durham.

Tech firm Kromek reveals £21m share plan to add "rocket fuel" to growth

Tech firm Kromek reveals £21m share plan to add "rocket fuel" to growth

Thursday, 26 January 2017

A TECHNOLOGY company’s £21m expansion plan will provide the “rocket fuel” to power fresh growth, its boss last night claimed.

Duke of York praises North East business at Dragons' Den style pitching event

Duke of York praises North East business at Dragons' Den style pitching event

Thursday, 19 January 2017

The Duke of York has invited three North East tech companies to attend a boot camp at St James’ Palace after they wowed the Prince with their business pitches.

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