North East Local Enterprise Partnership

Guiding the way to an even greater North East

Digital

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Advanced Manufacturing

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Health & Life Sciences

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Energy

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What's the plan?

We are working with partners to develop a more competitive economy for the North East, helping to create more and better jobs for everyone.

Latest news & events

North East Local Enterprise Partnership reaction to ONS regional labour market statistics – January 2020

North East LEP appoints three new members to its Board

Durham University finds the formula for young mathematicians in North East England

What are we doing?

We’re funding many key projects with partners across our six focus areas.

Our programme of work and funds are focused on six specific areas of activity to successfully deliver the plan.

Business growth

Innovation

Skills, Employment, Inclusion and Progression

Transport connectivity

Investment and infrastructure

Policy, Strategy and Research

How are we doing?

We are on track to meet our target of adding 100,000 more and better jobs to the North East economy by 2024.

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North East England works

A great place to live, learn and do business.

Strategically located between Scotland and the wider northern economy, the North East is well connected to the rest of the UK, Europe and the rest of the world by rail, sea and air.