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Moody Logistics Lands Significant Grundfos Contract after Gaining FORS Accreditation

Posted on the 9 December 2020

Moody Logistics and Storage has been awarded a significant contract by Danish-based Grundfos after gaining Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) accreditation. Grundfos, the world’s largest manufacturer of water pumps, made it a condition that the Cramlington-based firm...

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National Innovation Centre for Data Announces £1.63m Funding

Posted on the 9 December 2020

The National Innovation Centre for Data has announced it has been awarded £1.63m in funding from the North of Tyne Combined Authority to help North East businesses capitalise on the data revolution. The £30m centre, launched by the Government and Newcastle University in 2019,...

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Universities Partner to Offer Free Digital Safety Course

Posted on the 4 December 2020

Level Up Fast: Courses in Digital Safety 9am - 10am, Thursday 10 December 2020 In this FREE online event, learn about the digital safety training offered by the region's colleges and universities. With COVID-19, the need for organisations to have digital skills training...

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Openworks Engineering Provide World-Leading Tech for US Army Security Mission

Posted on the 2 December 2020

A product developed by Northumberland-based counter terrorism specialists, OpenWorks Engineering, has been commissioned by the US Army during a training session in Longare, Italy. Soldiers were trained to operate OpenWorks’ SkyWall Patrol handheld drone capture system to capture...

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North East Woman Named GSA UK Professional Awards 'Rising Star of the Year'

Posted on the 30 November 2020

Laura Quinn, a Team Leader at durhamlane, was recently named ‘Rising Star of the Year’ at the GSA UK Professional Awards 2020.  This month, The Global Sourcing Association (GSA) held the GSA UK Professional Awards 2020 in a special virtual ceremony. This year’s event saw th...

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Challenge North East Launched to Fund Solutions to Solve COVID-19-Related Issues

Posted on the 30 November 2020

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is calling on the regional business community to help it solve some of the biggest Coronavirus-related problems.Through Challenge North East, a new open innovation programme, the LEP is offering support to SMEs as it seeks to addr...

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£16.5 Million Boost to Help Creative and Culture Sectors Thrive Post-COVID

Posted on the 27 November 2020

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen and the Combined Authority Cabinet have today (27 November) agreed a £16.5million programme to support the long-term recovery of the creative and visitor sectors in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. The £16.5million will be used to support...

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Elmtronics Signs £1.5m Investment Deal

Posted on the 26 November 2020

An electric vehicle charging company with offices in the North and London is set to expand its national reach after securing a £1.5m investment.Elmtronics, which is based in Consett with a base in London, has raised the funding from the North East Venture Fund (NEVF), which is su...

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Ward Hadaway Announces Significant Round of Promotions

Posted on the 20 November 2020

Ward Hadaway has announced that it has made a series of promotions in its legal teams as of 1st November. The UK Top 100 firm's promotions include a much larger number of changes than normal, as the firm introduced two new roles to the legal teams. As Anna Brown,...

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ITPS Wins Place on Key Government Procurement Scheme

Posted on the 20 November 2020

TECH expert ITPS has won a place on the Crown Commercial Service’s flagship procurement framework, G-Cloud 12, which is set to help it boost the firm’s share of public sector contract work. The G-Cloud framework is part of the government’s push for a ‘cloud first’ approach a...

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