Cloud technology companies form alliance to enhance data security offerings


In a strategic move to amplify data security services, channel-first cloud and disaster recovery expert, virtualDCS, has partnered with transformative cloud technology company, Vapour, to host Vapour’s Veeam backups for its clientele. This collaboration between the two Yorkshire-based firms aims to provide clients with unparalleled scalability, flexibility, and security in data management. Under the terms […]

CyberNorth to pilot innovation centres in the North East


CyberNorth is set to launch two pilot Innovation Centres in Newcastle and Durham, following a successful funding bid from the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT). In collaboration with digital bank Atom and co-working space provider Floe, the initiative will offer businesses a six-month support package aimed at fostering innovation and growth. These Innovation […]

Circadacare secures £1.3M investment to support healthy ageing in Tyneside

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A Tyneside lighting technology company has secured £1.3 million to bolster its efforts in assisting people in living independently for longer. Circadian Lighting Limited, trading as Circadacare from The Catalyst at Newcastle Helix, has obtained funding to launch its remote monitoring solution, Heleos, into the independent living care market during the first quarter of this […]

Digital technology company set to create jobs with Newcastle city centre office

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Digital technology firm Scrumconnect Consulting is poised to inaugurate its new office in the heart of Newcastle at Portland House. The new space will enable the company to achieve its aim of generating 150 job opportunities over the next four years, aligning with its broader objective of expanding its workforce from 300 to 1,000 individuals within that same time. More than […]

Palintest invests £1M+ into expanding Gateshead manufacturing operations

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Palintest, a Gateshead-based water analysis technology firm, has significantly bolstered its facility manufacturing capabilities to keep up with the growing demand for its products. Specialising in crafting equipment for water quality monitoring and disinfection control, the company has expanded the production capacity at its Gateshead site from one to three lines, in its most substantial operational investment in […]

Leeds-based comms tech specialist scores £2m contract win


Leeds-based Filtronic, designer and manufacturer of products for the aerospace, defence, telecoms infrastructure and space industries, has clinched a lucrative £2 million contract with the globally acclaimed defence and security company, QinetiQ, to design and supply the full RF chain sub-system for a new radar system that will be used for land, sea and air […]

North East entrepreneur advocates for hiring international graduates


Mark Renney, a Northumbria University alumnus and entrepreneur, is championing the recruitment of international graduates as a means to address skill shortages and bolster the regional economy. As the founder and Managing Director of Wubbleyou, a Newcastle-based tech and software company, Mark has firsthand experience of the benefits that hiring overseas talent can bring to […]

Yorkshire is gathering aims to boost its city tech sector


Silicon Yorkshire, one of the fastest-growing tech communities in the North, is set to host its second informal gathering in York. This event aims to bring together professionals working in the tech, digital, and IT sectors, fostering meaningful conversations, creating space for special interest groups, and fostering opportunities for all attendees. The event is scheduled […]

Newcastle-based company secures investment for various industries


A Newcastle-based company specialising in immersive training programs for various industries using extended reality software has secured a £1 million investment. Luminous Group has secured this funding from the North East Venture Fund, which is backed by the European Regional Development Fund and managed by Mercia Ventures. This injection of capital will enable Luminous Group […]

Harrogate company’s high-tech robots to reduce gas emissions

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Nestled in Hornbeam Square, Harrogate, Synovate, an advanced engineering company, has invested £1.2 million over the past two years to introduce the LeakVISION robot into the gas networks, addressing the pervasive issue of “shrinkage.” This problem holds significant implications for both gas companies and the United Kingdom’s endeavors to combat climate change. “Shrinkage,” or gas […]

Leeds based digital agency Ayko strengthens its team

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The Yorkshire ecommerce agency Ayko has augmented its team with the addition of six new members to better serve its new clients. This Leeds-based company has continued to expand its agency, encompassing divisions in Shopify, Amazon, paid media, PR, SEO, and project management. These new appointments align with the agency’s increased growth ambitions, fueled by […]

Everflow tech group is expanding after completing management buyout


A highly anticipated tech company based in County Durham has unveiled its expansion plans following the successful completion of a partial management buyout. Everflow, headquartered in Peterlee, encompasses two entities: Everflow Water, a business water supplier, and Everflow Tech, a software developer. The group intends to broaden its service offerings to encompass other utilities beyond […]

Sage and techUK take the lead in driving the digital transformation of SMEs

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A coalition of influential technology companies, think tanks, and industry leaders has united in advance of the Autumn Statement, appealing to the UK Government for substantial support for investments in digitalization. In a collective industry communication, they are advocating for the introduction of enhanced tax incentives to promote spending on digital services. This move is […]

Cutting-edge digital labs revealed at Newcastle college university centre

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Newcastle College is commemorating the inauguration of two specialized digital laboratories. With a focus on cyber security and immersive technology, these cutting-edge facilities are envisioned to empower students to tap into the flourishing tech sector. Comprising a cyber lab and an immersive technology lab, these digital facilities mark the inaugural phase of the new higher […]

Newcastle tech leader iamproperty welcomes Perwyn as its new private equity partner


A Prominent Property Employer in the North East, Which Began as a Two-Person Venture, Enters Its Next Phase of Expansion with a Multi-Million Pound Injection from a New Private Equity Investor. Newcastle-based iamproperty, founded in 2009 by Jamie Cooke and Ben Ridgway, has grown from a humble two-person startup to a workforce of over 530 […]