Future proofing the North East economy

The coronavirus pandemic has seen a period of accelerated change across the world that has left many businesses thinking long and hard about what the future holds. The North East Local Enterprise [...]

Innovation hubs

New innovation hubs have been identified for national and regional investment including new National Centres for Innovation in Formulation and Healthcare Photonics at NetPark, and for Ageing, for [...]

Smart specialisation

As well as supporting innovation across the economy, we are focused on our four areas of smart specialisation and areas of knowledge strength.

Ecosystem development

Providing access to finance, business support, expertise and knowledge and fostering accessing to regional, national and international partnerships.