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Digital Funding

Conviction Investment Partners Founders Fund
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Conviction Investment Partners
Kick-starting Tourism Package
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North East Growth Hub
SME restart and recovery grants
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North East Growth Hub
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Conviction Investment Partners
Kick-starting Tourism Package
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North East Growth Hub
Economic assets and infrastructure projects
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What our partners say

We are delighted to be a founding partner of the North East Energy Catalyst, an initiative which builds on our region’s position at the heart of the UK’s energy industry. The region has a unique and comprehensive asset base for innovating, demonstrating and delivering solutions to global energy challenges working both onshore and offshore. We also host a highly innovative business base at the cutting edge of developing and commercialising these solutions, presenting significant growth potential and new economic opportunities for places across our region. The North East Energy Catalyst brings these assets together in this exciting new partnership to showcase our critical role in this global agenda.
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As an industry partner in many global energy projects from within our eight businesses, all based in the North East, we understand the challenges that face the energy sector, and consequently its supply chain. We are pleased to be contributing to this cross-boundary partnership, which showcases the knowledge, skills and experience the region has to offer our future energy requirements.
Jill Cassells,
Director of Workforce
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Alexandra Weatherstone,
Enterprise Coordinator
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Andrew Batterbee
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Dinah Jackson,
Programme Manager
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Councillor Bruce Pickard,
Deputy Elected Mayor, North Tyneside Council

North East Energy Catalyst partners

Our Assets

Transport Map Icon Systems Map Icon Materials Map Icon Heat Map Icon Energy Map Icon
Digital
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Ammar Mirza CBE Ammar Mirza CBE
Private sector Board member, Chair of Business Growth Board
Toby Bridges Toby Bridges
CEO of the NBT Group Ltd. Chair of The Exchange North Tyneside, Founding Director of Vytech Solutions Ltd.
Liz Bromley Liz Bromley
Chief Executive, Newcastle College Group
Paul Butler Paul Butler
CEO of North East Automotive Alliance
Yvonne Gale Yvonne Gale
Board member
Darren Laybourn Darren Laybourn
Board member
Ryan Maughan Ryan Maughan
Managing Director of AVID Technology Group Limited
Patrick Melia Patrick Melia
Chief Executive of Sunderland City Council
Jane Robinson Jane Robinson
Dean for Engagement and Place at Newcastle University
Steve Underwood Steve Underwood
Private sector, Business Growth Board Member
Kate Wickham Kate Wickham
Board member

The Plan

Growing a more productive, inclusive and sustainable regional economy.

Strategy

Four areas of strategic importance.

Digital

Energy

Advanced manufacturing

Health and life sciences

These areas are where we can build a
stronger North East economy; one that
reinforces our position as a contributor to
regional, national and global economic
growth.

Delivery

Five programmes of delivery.

Business Growth

Innovation

Skills, employment, inclusion
and progression

Transport connectivity

Investment and infrastructure

These sectors support the wider economy
and offer significant opportunity for more
and better jobs in the North East.

Support

Four service sectors.

Education

Financial professional and
business services

Transport and logistics

Construction

These sectors support the wider economy
and offer significant opportunity for more
and better jobs in the North East.

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Key Sectors

We have identified four areas where evidence tells us the North East has a distinct opportunity to improve its economic competitiveness.

  • Digital
  • Energy
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Health & Life Sciences

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The Digital for Growth strategy

The North East’s Digital for Growth strategy has been created with the aim of bringing together partners across the North East to maximise opportunities for growth and investment in the region.

Digital for Growth identifies priority areas where the North East LEP will work with partners to build on the region’s assets. These areas are data; infrastructure and connectivity; digital collaboration and enterprise; and workforce.

The strategy is led by the North East LEP and will be delivered in partnership with businesses and organisations across the North East, and overseen by a Digital for Growth steering group.

The North East’s Digital for Growth strategy has been created with the aim of bringing together partners across the North East to maximise opportunities for growth and investment in the region.

Digital for Growth identifies priority areas where the North East LEP will work with partners to build on the region’s assets. These areas are data; infrastructure and connectivity; digital collaboration and enterprise; and workforce.

The strategy is led by the North East LEP and will be delivered in partnership with businesses and organisations across the North East, and overseen by a Digital for Growth steering group.

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