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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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A delegation of Canadian technology companies visited North East England to see, first hand, why the region’s tech and digital sector is one of the fastest growing in the UK.

 

Representatives from eight prominent Canadian businesses joined the region’s inward investment body, Invest North East England, to visit world-leading sites before attending the North East’s innovation conference, VentureFest North East.

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Norma Redfearn CBE, elected mayor of North Tyneside, has officially opened the new, state-of-the-art facility of integrated manufacturing specialist Pryme Group.

 

Staff have relocated from nearby Ryton, Tyne and Wear, to a purpose-built engineering services and manufacturing centre at the Tyne Tunnel Estate, North Shields, following a £10million investment.

 

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Infotel UK Consulting (Infotel UK), a software firm based in North Shields, aims to double in size with a £1million investment in new offices and recruitment.

 

Infotel UK started operating in 2015, delivering custom-made software and applications that help businesses improve their operations. The company aims to take advantage of increasing interest in its services from clients based in the region with the investment.

 

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The region’s strengths in the offshore wind sector were showcased to a group of international investors today (Friday 9 November) as Invest North East England toured with VIP delegates of the Offshore Wind North East Week to key sites in Northumberland and Tyne and Wear.

 

The visit takes place the day after the Offshore Wind North East Conference and Exhibition in Newton Aycliffe, which is organised by NOF Energy in partnership with Energi Coast, the North East of England’s offshore wind industry cluster.

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Mayborn Group, the company behind the Tommee Tippee brand, has unveiled its newly refurbished North Tyneside head office.

 

The company has invested over £2m in the development of the new base at Balliol Business Park in a bid to attract the talent needed to spur on international growth.

 

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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.

 

Petrobras is involved in developing Brazil’s own offshore wind industry and will conduct the fact-finding mission to study how the region has been able to develop into a global leader in the sector.

 

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North East England will take centre stage at the UK’s largest property event later this month as Invest North East England, the region’s inward investment body, showcases the area’s property development opportunities to more than 3,000 delegates including key investors and financial institutions at MIPIM UK.

 

Taking place in London from 17-18 October, MIPIM UK is a chance for investors to learn about property development opportunities across the UK and meet with public and private sector partners involved in the projects.

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The first of three information events, organised to give up to date advice to residents about the potential impacts of Brexit, will take place next week.

 

The first free public session will be held at The Sage, Gateshead, from 5.30pm to 7pm on Thursday 20 September. This will focus on citizens’ rights and will be attended by British Member of the European Parliament, Jude Kirton-Darling, and the director of immigration specialists, Seraphus solicitors, Christopher Desira. Of particular interest to nationals from other EU member states will be information about how to register for the Home Office’s settled status programme in order to be able to access education, healthcare and other state benefits in the UK post 2021.

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The UK’s largest holiday park operator has strengthened its North Tyneside-based contact centre with a series of senior appointments.

 

Parkdean Resorts, which operates 71 holiday parks across the UK, has recruited Mel Donoghue as head of contact centre and operations.

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Heavy lift vessel Aegir is to undertake a number of complex lifting operations at Port of Tyne.

The deep-water heavy lift vessel Aegir is set to undertake a number of highly complex heavy lifting operations at the Port of Tyne’s Northumbrian Quay in North Shields.

 

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A North Tyneside manufacturer is creating 14 jobs after unveiling plans to expand into the Middle East and US markets.

 

Barrier Ex Ltd – which designs and makes a range of products for use in hazardous areas – is planning to double its headcount to 28 workers over the next two years and increase its turnover to £6m.

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A global leader in the oil and gas sector is launching a new office in North Tyneside.

 

Saipem Limited has announced it will be opening an office in North Tyneside Council’s Swans Centre for Innovation (CFI) based on the Swans Offshore Energy Park in Wallsend. Its services include drilling, engineering, procurement, construction and installation of pipelines and complex offshore projects in the oil and gas and renewable energy sectors.

 

In addition to its main office in Surrey, Saipem has chosen to open an office in the North East of England in order to strengthen links with the region’s established supply chain.

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Wallsend-headquartered Benbecula Group has snapped up two North East businesses.

 

The Cylinder Service Centre has been trading for more than 20 years and specialises in hydraulic cylinder design. It has been acquired alongside Tyne and Wear Oils, which was established in 2015 to provide lubrication and engineering fluid services.

 

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North-east-based fire systems manufacturer, Advanced, has reached a milestone in the construction and refit of its new £2m headquarters.

 

Advanced employs over 180 staff and services over sixty countries from bases in the UK, US, India and Dubai.

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