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Work begins on pioneering Health Innovation Neighbourhood

A groundbreaking ceremony has marked the start of work on the £500 million Health Innovation Neighbourhood, which will promote longer, healthier lives.

New funding for live bacteria therapeutic development

The Innovate UK funding brings together Newcastle University spin out, GitLife Biotech with Aberdeen biotech company, NCIMB Ltd.

Newcastle University Dean of Innovation and Business, Prof. Mike Capaldi, appointed as Chair of DER-IC

Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres (DER-IC) - the UK Wide Network for PEMD manufacturing

Joint study shows benefits of enhanced rock weathering for agriculture

Working with UNDO, new research shows spreading finely crushed silicate rock on agricultural land enhances yields as well as sequestering carbon dioxide.

Patented 3D bioprinting technique coming to market

Jetbio, a new spinout company, will be targeting the groundbreaking technique at drug discovery, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

Working with industry to determine optimum storage and cooking of vitamin D enriched eggs

Scientists have shown that storing your eggs on the worktop rather than in the fridge - and how you cook them - matters when it comes to preserving vitamin D, known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’.

Newcastle to lead national Edge AI hub

Newcastle University has been announced as the lead of a new national artificial intelligence (AI) hub that will deliver next-generation innovations and technologies via edge computing.

Clarity needed for businesses to achieve greenhouse gas mitigation

Despite efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change, companies are not set up for success, due to conflicting national and sectorial targets and differing availability of abatement options.

Newcastle University engineer wins prestigious Enterprise Fellowship

Dr Pavlina Theodosiou has been awarded an Enterprise Fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineering to support her as a CEO of University spin-out company METzero.

£30M study with global biopharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim

The most extensive clinical study into liver cirrhosis ever conducted worldwide has been announced.

Record year as Newcastle University spin-outs attract £40m+ of investments

Investments across life sciences, sustainable engineering and digital tech spin-outs have totalled over £40m in 2023. Created from research discoveries, the University’s 37 active spin-out companies now employ more than 300 people.

Electrification supercharging new degree apprenticeship

A new degree apprenticeship from Newcastle University will help businesses to close the electrification skills gap. Developed with industrial partners, the programme will receive

Positive top line results from Newcastle-led FRACTAL study

Swedish pharma company reports that the study met the primary objective to confirm the favourable safety and tolerability profile of fractalkine blocker KAND567 in myocardial infarction patients.

Arup and Newcastle University Strengthen Strategic Partnership

Global sustainable development consultancy, Arup and Newcastle University have renewed and strengthened their strategic relationship signing a new and refreshed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

£23M investment secured by spin-out Advanced Electric Machines

The funding will be used to scale up production capacity at its facility in the North East of England, deliver on ambitious growth plans to establish a global sales footprint, and bolster R&D capabilities.

Working with Biffa to test a new glue invention

Newcastle University engineer inventors have worked with waste management experts Biffa to test a new, reversible glue.

Northern Accelerator to receive major innovation funding boost

The company creation partnership has secured an additional £4.3m to expand support spin-outs.

University spin-out acquired by Sterling Pharma Solutions

Sterling Pharma Solutions has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Newcastle University spin-out company, NewChem Technologies.

‘Driverless’ public transport option for new Cramlington development

A new study will determine the feasibility of an autonomous, ‘driverless’ public transport system between Seaton Delaval Station and the Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington.

Boost for SME innovation support and spin-out company creation

The InTUNE partnership has been launched to deliver two business support programmes which aim to strengthen the North East economy.

Net Zero Accelerator will drive economic growth and sustainability

Newcastle University will lead a new £5m research initiative to help boost UK economic growth and address regional needs.

Revolutionising electric drives for a Net Zero Future

A new joint project has been funded to help replace magnet-powered electric drives with more sustainable zero-magnet drives for electric vehicles (EVs).

Spinout MarraBio secures seed investment

The pioneering life science start-up raises funding to commercialise its unique protein technology.

Newcastle to lead new transport decarbonisation research hub

The new national hub will provide expertise, innovative modelling and engagement to support net zero transport networks.

University to lead skills programme for the regional battery industry

The Faraday Battery Challenge (FBC) has appointed Newcastle University to receive £1.3m in funding to support the North East’s battery manufacturing and innovation sector and skills development.

Newcastle spin out ESP Diagnostics Ltd. selected for Biomedical Catalyst Neurotech Accelerator Programme.

Newcastle University ‘spin out’ company ESP Diagnostics Ltd. has been selected to join Pioneer Group’s Biomedical Catalyst Neurotech Accelerator Programme.

VR simulation company VRAI joins Helix

Virtual reality (VR) simulation training company VRAI has moved to a new base on Newcastle Helix in The Catalyst.

Newcastle University and Sofia Offshore Wind Farm enter a learning partnership

Newcastle University and RWE’s Sofia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to support the growth of a skilled offshore wind workforce, support the sector’s expansion and drive innovation.

Leonardo launches partnership with National Innovation Centre for Data

The partnership will launch with two data analytics projects, one focused on federated machine learning and another advancing technologies for smart data streaming.

Student and graduate start-ups gain national recognition

Newcastle University has been ranked first in the North based on student and graduate turnover, investment and active social enterprises.

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