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The next stage of the transformation of the Centre for Innovation (CFI) at Swans, Wallsend, has taken a major step forward.

 

North Tyneside Council has chosen Surgo Construction as the contractor for phase two of the £1.5million project, which will see the vacant upper three floors of the building transformed to meet demand from the offshore energy and subsea sectors.

 

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THE growth and success of the region’s tech sector is being recognised at the highest level, according to one of the world’s most influential social media figures.

 

Bruce Daisley, Twitter’s Vice President for Europe, Middle East and Africa, was the guest speaker at Dynamo’s Annual Dinner, a key event for the region’s IT and digital sector.

The North East’s offshore wind cluster has declared the region “fit and ready” to support the growth of the industry following the launch of the Offshore Wind Sector Deal.

 

Energi Coast has championed companies involved in the sector’s supply chain since its foundation in 2011 by energy sector business development specialist NOF Energy.

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Year-end turnover at Greggs, which operates from its headquarters in North Tyneside, has exceeded the £1bn mark for the first time.

 

Total sales for the year ending 29 December 2018 were up 7 per cent to £1.029bn, while like-for-like sales in company managed shops grew 3 per cent during the year.

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Newcastle Building Society has posted improved pre-tax profit after a “very positive” year, with its results showing continued growth in residential lending and increasing membership numbers.

 

The society, which operates 28 branches across the North East of England and Cumbria, recorded a total operating income of £64.5m for the year ending 31 December 2018, up from £57.9m the previous year.

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North East England’s Digital and Tech sector is making waves with its world class innovation and global reach.  Home to the fastest growing tech sector outside of London, the region has scores of digital companies doing business across the globe.  Its vibrant digital sector has strengths in Immersive Technology, Games Development, Data Analytics and Software Development.  Invest North East England have produced a showcase video for the region’s digital sector – find out here why North East England Works for Digital https://investnortheastengland.co.uk/videos/digital-tech-video/

 

A North East building contractor has moved into a new head office on the back of a successful third year of trading.

 

Tri Construction has moved into the refurbished 3,000 sq ft Tri House in Balliol Business Park, Longbenton, to accommodate further expansion.

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A new £15,000 funding programme that aims to help North East businesses and individuals turn ideas for innovations into successful enterprises has been launched.

 

The Innovate:Grow programme, managed by Generator and Auxin Services, is a ten-week programme open to businesses from all sectors.

 

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The best of the North East will be showcased in a series of spectacular new films.

 

Today (13th Feb) Invest North East England (INEE), the region’s inward investment agency, will launch the first of six showcase films aimed at promoting the region and highlighting the many advantages of doing business here.

 

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Quorum Business Park has welcomed a raft of new occupiers into their newly created NEON suites.

 

The 18 units created within the NEON building were launched in October 2018 and provide spaces from 6 up to 150 desks.

 

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An £11m renewable energy centre is to open in the North East.

 

It means that the UK’s next generation of doctoral researchers in the field will train in the region.

 

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As a result of continued investment and long term strategy, Formica Group has selected greenbean by NRG as their exclusive partner for head office and commercial recruitment in the UK.

 

Formica Group is the only UK manufacturer of branded, designed surfacing solutions for commercial and residential customers. As the world’s largest manufacturer of High Pressure Laminate (HPL), their international network of design, manufacturing, distribution and sales operations maintains the recognition of Formica Group as a global brand.

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Sales acceleration consultancy, durhamlane has achieved a record year for growth.

 

In 2018, the company increased its delivered revenue by 130 per cent and order intake by 148 per cent compared to 2017, having won contracts with the likes of PwC, Deloitte, InsideSales.com and HappyOrNot.

 

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Web design and hosting company Linux Internet has announced plans to move its headquarters out of Newcastle.

 

The company, founded 21 years ago by managing director Darryn Clarke, is relocating from the city to Whitley Bay.

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Manufacturing businesses in the North East of England are now able to apply to the Collaborative Projects Fund following the launch of a £5.1million project by the University of Sunderland.

 

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North Tyneside’s Elected Mayor and her Cabinet have set out their bold ambitions for each part of the borough.

 

The vision, which was presented to Cabinet last night (26 November), reveals how the council hopes to help shape North Tyneside and make sure it is fit for the future.

 

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Grants of more than £800,000 are now available to North East businesses following the launch of a £5.1m project by the University of Sunderland.

 

The Sustainable Advanced Manufacturing (SAM) scheme aims to support small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) across the North East LEP region to unlock growth and create jobs.

 

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On Thursday 15th November, Monitor Coatings | Castolin Eutectic were presented with the Digital and Innovation Award at the North Tyneside Business Awards 2018. Monitor Coatings were later that evening named North Tyneside Business of the Year, recognised for their commitment to the local area and driving innovation.

 

Monitor Coatings (Castolin Eutectic’s UK based subsidiary) strive for excellence, with research and development at the forefront. Monitor Coatings boasts an enviable research and development portfolio, currently leading four Innovate UK collaborative research projects; with a budget close to £2 million.

 

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A Wallsend-based automotive engineering company is planning further expansion after being acquired in a management buy-out (MBO).

 

Clavis designs and manufactures belt measurement and handbrake setting equipment, supplying its products to global automotive makers including Ford, Ducati and Volkswagen.

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A North Tyneside-based technology company which connects cleaners and people seeking cleaning services for homes, rental properties and offices has secured a £35,000 investment to support its national launch.

 

Cleanily has been backed by the North East Small Loan Fund, a scheme supported by the European Regional Development Fund and managed by NEL Fund Managers.

 

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