Hundreds of schoolgirls from across the region gathered at Northumbria University on Monday 16 September to attend Newcastle High School for Girls (NHSG), one-day biennial North East Women (NEW) Leaders Conference.
Professionals from across the region have been volunteering their time to help young people develop the skills, attitudes and behaviours that employers need. They’re part of a growing network of Enterprise Advisers – business leaders from a wide range of sectors who partner with local schools and colleges to support careers guidance and skills development. […]
Pupils from Bexhill Primary Academy in Sunderland visited global automotive manufacturer Unipres on Friday 20 September as part of a new pilot programme designed to build ambition from an early age.
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) is inviting applications from Incubator projects which match the strategic aspirations set out in the Strategic Economic Plan and the innovation programme with significant potential to make a demonstrable contribution to the Incubator network within the region. Projects must demonstrate clear links to the Strategic Economic Plan […]
The North East is already home to excellent innovation assets supporting key sectors and facilitating open-innovation across our themes; but we know there are gaps and areas where we could do more. The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) is therefore inviting bids from early stage innovation projects to come forward for development […]
Students from Berwick Academy in Northumberland visited a key site in the North East energy sector to learn about the range of careers available to them in the future. During a day spent at InTEGRel in Gateshead, where academics and engineers work to deliver breakthroughs in the decarbonisation of heat, year 9 students explored roles […]
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) is inviting Expressions of Interest from projects which deliver on the vision of the North East Energy for Growth Strategy, to “Drive growth in the North East while delivering on national energy objectives.” In support of this strategy we are working with cross-sector partners to develop […]
The North East LEP’s new Energy for Growth strategy aims to drive economic growth in the North East while also bringing sector partners together to deliver at scale on national energy strategy. Andrew Clark, North East LEP Energy Programme Lead, explains more. We’ve been actively consulting with cross-sector partners across the North East with an […]
By Andrew Hodgson, chair of the North East LEP When it comes to the future of the UK, we all agree that the North East must be front and centre of the Government’s plans, which is why the Convention of the North with NP11 is an important date for the diary. Taking place at the […]
Do you believe in the North East, its people, places and businesses? Could you help to drive economic growth in the region? The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) works with partners across the region to deliver the North East Strategic Economic Plan, with the ultimate aim of creating 100,000 more and better jobs between […]
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