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Business News in County Durham

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From left, Hardwick Primary School pupils Charlie Townes 10, Phoebe Wright 9, Jake Robinson 10, Eleanor Savage 10 and Lochlan Allan 10 with their winning letters and with NETPark Manager Janet Todd and Project Manager David Dixon of Interserve.

Children predict future inventions for NETPark time capsule

Thursday, 20 July 2017

SYNTHETIC computer gel skin and a device that absorbs polluted air were just two of the predictions on children’s minds when they were asked to think about what the inventions of the future might be.

Northumbrian Water notches up 'global first' with Newcastle innovation festival

Northumbrian Water notches up 'global first' with Newcastle innovation festival

Monday, 17 July 2017

Northumbrian Water has hailed a week-long innovation event which it hopes will help it find answers to some of the challenges facing its industry and wider society.

NETPark based Filtronic looking to future with greater confidence amid contract and jobs boost

NETPark based Filtronic looking to future with greater confidence amid contract and jobs boost

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

A COUNTY Durham technology firm is expanding its global presence with work alongside a US customer.

Year Of Good Progress At NETPark Based Kromek

Year Of Good Progress At NETPark Based Kromek

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Sedgefield-headquartered radiation detection technology company Kromek has enjoyed "another year of good progress" after sales neared the £9m mark and pre-tax losses were slashed.

From left, Simon Goon of Business Durham, Cllr. Carl Marshall, Cllr. Simon Henig leader of Durham County Council, Hans Moller of North East LEP, Steve Conn of Esh Group and Cllr. Bill Kellett Chairman of Durham County Council

Road to success for £12.6m NETPark expansion

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

WORK has begun on infrastructure works which will form a key part of major expansion plans at a North East science park.

NETPark technology firm  hails "tremendous progress" as revenues increase

NETPark technology firm hails "tremendous progress" as revenues increase

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

A COUNTY Durham technology firm is pushing on to widen its customer base and product range after “tremendous progress” left it primed to reverse a financial loss, its boss has revealed.

Durham X-ray company launches international strategy to boost turnover

Durham X-ray company launches international strategy to boost turnover

Monday, 19 June 2017

X-ray specialist IBEX Innovations is planning to export its products around the world in an effort to boost turnover by £150,000 within 12 months.

Project to light up photonics innovation in County Durham

Project to light up photonics innovation in County Durham

Monday, 19 June 2017

AN INNOVATION project has been launched to help companies tapping into the thriving space industry scale up faster as they take their cutting edge products to market.

HM The Queen names new Hitachi Intercity Express Train “Queen Elizabeth II”

HM The Queen names new Hitachi Intercity Express Train “Queen Elizabeth II”

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

On 13 June 1842, Queen Victoria made the journey from Slough to Paddington and became the first British monarch to travel by train. The train that day was driven by Daniel Gooch and assisted by Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

NETPark based Kromek helps keep President Trump safe during NATO Security Summit

NETPark based Kromek helps keep President Trump safe during NATO Security Summit

Monday, 12 June 2017

Security hardware manufactured by radiation detection technology company Kromek was deployed during President Donald Trump’s recent visit to Brussels.

NETPark based Centre for Process Innovation to support new engine oil research drive

NETPark based Centre for Process Innovation to support new engine oil research drive

Friday, 09 June 2017

A TECHNOLOGY organisation’s new £28m County Durham research hub will help spearhead a project to improve vehicle engine oil reliability, bosses have revealed.

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.

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