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Business News in County Durham

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North East Satellite Applications Into the Blue Conference 2019

Innovation News

STEM Centre gets go ahead

STEM Centre gets go ahead

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Planning permission has been granted by Durham County Council for the next phase of development on the New College Durham Framwellgate Moor Campus.

New board appointment at Filtronic

New board appointment at Filtronic

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Filtronic, the AIM-listed electronics manufacturer with operations in Leeds and County Durham, has appointed a new non-executive director to its board.

NETPark tech firm Kromek bags multimillion-pound deal with x-ray imaging company

NETPark tech firm Kromek bags multimillion-pound deal with x-ray imaging company

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

County Durham technology firm Kromek has bagged a multimillion-pound deal with an X-ray imaging company.

CPI Welcomes Dave Tudor as New Managing Director of Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre

CPI Welcomes Dave Tudor as New Managing Director of Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre

Friday, 16 November 2018

Dr Dave Tudor, previously Head of Manufacturing Strategy for GSK, has been appointed Managing Director of the Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre, a unique facility offering transformative solutions in small molecule and fine chemical manufacturing.

CPI Helps Running Entrepreneur Take Big Step Forward

CPI Helps Running Entrepreneur Take Big Step Forward

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has supported an entrepreneur’s vision to help runners find the most appropriate type of footwear.

Satellites are a vital tool for studying the earth’s surface – but so is a good pair of boots

Satellites are a vital tool for studying the earth’s surface – but so is a good pair of boots

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Professor Peter Clarke, Professor of Geophysical Geodesy & Head of Group (Geomatics) at Newcastle University discusses satellites as a tool for studying the earth’s surface.

Specialist incubator launches for county’s small businesses

Specialist incubator launches for county’s small businesses

Friday, 02 November 2018

AN INCUBATOR designed to help fledgling companies grow and thrive in County Durham has been launched at one of the region’s fastest growing business hubs.

North East BIC, ERDF SME Innovation Programme – Flexible Programme Tender

North East BIC, ERDF SME Innovation Programme – Flexible Programme Tender

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

The BIC SME Innovation Programme – Flexible Programme is to be part funded by ERDF and therefore this procurement is being carried out in line with the ERDF 2015 to 2020 procurement regulations and will follow the latest guidance issued by MHCLG.

Satellite technology holds the key to transforming the blue economy

Satellite technology holds the key to transforming the blue economy

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

As an island nation, the sea and coast have played a vital role in Britain’s and the North East’s past and they provide huge opportunities in the future.

North east based CPI supports development of life saving ballistic armour

North east based CPI supports development of life saving ballistic armour

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

A nanotech company developing life-saving ballistic armour with support from the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has been shortlisted for a prestigious industry award.

NETPark based CPI Supports Smart Labelling Project to Cut Food Waste

NETPark based CPI Supports Smart Labelling Project to Cut Food Waste

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is supporting a next-generation smart labelling project that aims to dramatically cut food waste and health risks across the perishable goods industry.

North East innovators to exhibit at upcoming VentureFest showcase

North East innovators to exhibit at upcoming VentureFest showcase

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Wearable tech and smart healthcare are two of the themes set to be explored by innovators at this year’s VentureFest North East.

International demand for North East offshore wind expertise ahead of Newton Aycliffe conference

International demand for North East offshore wind expertise ahead of Newton Aycliffe conference

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

A delegation from Brazil's national oil and gas company Petrobras will visit the North East next month to learn from companies in the region involved in the offshore wind sector.

ROSLINCT and REPROCELL awarded £1.2 million from Innovate UK for clinical-grade stem cell production

ROSLINCT and REPROCELL awarded £1.2 million from Innovate UK for clinical-grade stem cell production

Monday, 22 October 2018

ROSLINCT, a leading cell and gene therapy contract manufacturing organisation has announced it is to receive a £1.2 million investment to collaborate with REPROCELL Europe Ltd (REPROCELL), a NETPark based stem cell company.

Victory for north east-based Stream Bio at Institute of Physics Business Awards 2018

Victory for north east-based Stream Bio at Institute of Physics Business Awards 2018

Thursday, 18 October 2018

Stream Bio Ltd, a company that develops and manufactures a range of revolutionary bioimaging molecular probes, has won the highly esteemed Institute of Physics Business Start-Up Award. This reward reflects Stream Bio’s novel CPNTM technology and celebrates its entrepreneurship and excellence in innovation.

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