“This Friday new restrictions will come into force across County Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, Northumberland, North Tyneside, Sunderland and South Tyneside in a bid to halt the increase in COVID-19. We’d like to thank the seven Local Authorities involved for their strong and united leadership as we work together to protect public health and the local […]
The work being delivered by North East universities is supporting new and existing businesses to innovate and grow, and shaping and supporting a more sustainable and inclusive economy.
The position of Chair of the North East LEP was always going to be daunting, not least with big shoes to fill following my predecessor Andrew Hodgson’s outstanding tenure. The good news is that I step into the role at an organisation which is in excellent shape despite the best efforts of COVID-19. This is […]
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s (North East LEP) Strategy and Policy Director, Richard Baker, has commented on today’s regional labour market statistics, released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). “From the range of labour market data released today, combined with last week’s GDP data, we can see that the economy remains very fragile […]
Solar Capture Technologies is a Blyth-based business with more than 38 years’ experience in solar research, development and manufacturing. The team aims to empower generations to use clean and renewable solar power solutions, and to make solar accessible to everyone. Lewis Caseley, Commercial Manager, explains how connections made through the North East Energy Catalyst are […]
With the economic impact of COVID-19 hitting the headlines, a new project is underway to mitigate the effect on young people’s career aspirations and mental health. Michelle Rainbow, Skills Director at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership, tells us more. With constant access to news and social media, it would be easy to think that […]
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) has announced the appointment of Lucy Winskell OBE as Chair of its Board. She replaces Andrew Hodgson OBE, who has held the role for the last four years. The North East LEP is one of 38 in the country and sets the economic agenda for the […]
The North East LEP, The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC) and the Innovation SuperNetwork worked in collaboration to provide expert guidance to help strengthen Dräger’s pitch to government to supply the NHS with respiratory protection masks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alan Welby, Innovation Director at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), and Gillian Hall, newly-appointed Chair of the North East LEP’s Innovation Board, discuss how innovation can bring more jobs to the region and help businesses to recover from the impact of COVID-19. Can you explain what role the Innovation Board plays in […]
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