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Sapient Sensors Limited's field diagnostic equipment

North East firm looking to develop tuberculosis diagnostic device aims to raise £1.6m

Sapient Sensors is hoping to bring its sim card-like field diagnostic tool to market, to prevent disease

Consett's Tanfield Foods acquired by Aunt Bessies and Campbell's producers Symington's

Roger McKechnie who founded Tanfield Food Co but stood down as director in 2011
The North East ambient foods manufacturer was founded by Phileas Fogg entrepreneur, Roger McKechnie

UK Steel Enterprise announces £6m growth scheme

Minister Greg Clark MP
The new fund could unlock the potential for thousands of new, sustainable jobs

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Sapient Sensors Limited's field diagnostic equipment

North East firm looking to develop tuberculosis diagnostic device aims to raise £1.6m

Sapient Sensors is hoping to bring its sim card-like field diagnostic tool to market, to prevent disease

Roger McKechnie who founded Tanfield Food Co but stood down as director in 2011

Consett's Tanfield Foods acquired by Aunt Bessies and Campbell's producers Symington's

The North East ambient foods manufacturer was founded by Phileas Fogg entrepreneur, Roger McKechnie

Minister Greg Clark MP

UK Steel Enterprise announces £6m growth scheme

The new fund could unlock the potential for thousands of new, sustainable jobs

INEOS logo

Losses increase to £32.6m at Ineos Newton Aycliffe

Turnover has also dropped by 52% after the firm sold two of its businesses

William Maughan’s hens produce an average 8,400 eggs a day for his Happy Egg Company

Hens prefer Bach to One Direction, new research shows

A study by the happy egg co. has reaffirmed the beneficial effect soothing music can have on hens, helping boost their welfare

The Stadium of Light

Stadium of Light to host North East's Top 200 event

Top 200 event will highlight success stories from around the North East

Irish Ambassador for Britain Daniel Mulhall (centre) with Maurice Duffy of Lionra and mayor of North Tyneside, Norma Redfearn

Irish ambassador encourages growing trade with North East businesses

Daniel Mulhall spoke to businesses and politicians about the advantages of growing better trade links

The OnBoard team who have just set up business in Newburn

New tenancy technology firm OnBoard Pro Ltd to create up to 30 new jobs

OnBoard Pro has the potential to be a "major player" according to chief executive officer Stephen Purvis

John Hays at the ITT President's Dinner 2014

Hays Travel founder John Hays presented with top industry award

John Hays joins luminaries of the travel industry like Sir Richard Branson in winning the coveted Odyssey Award

Kelly Lee, managing director of KF Training

New base for County Durham's KF Training as it chases £2m turnover

Kelly Lee launched KF Training in 2011 having spent years working for training companies across the North East

Anne Elliott, agricultural partner at Latimer Hinks

Succession planning for family farms under discussion at North East seminar

Experts says having a succession plan in place, along with up-to-date partnership or shareholder agreements, has never been more important

Generator CEO, Jim Mawdsley

The Monday Interview: Jim Mawdsley, chief executive of Generator

From clubs and gigs to building a strategic business programme for all North East creative industries - Jim Mawdsley, chief executive of Generator

Simon Scotchbrook, MD of Agile

New jobs on way as Stockton's Agile Group activates growth plan

Stockton-based Agile Group is seeking new people to fill a range of roles after adopting a new business model

Mark Burgess, chief operating officer at Debt Guard Solicitors

New research shows scale of late payment problem in the North East

North East SMEs were burden with £1.6m of trade debt each in the last financial year, according to law firm, Debt Guard Solicitors

Ann Watson, chief operator officer of Semta

New chief operating officer of skills specialist Semta on the need to bridge the skills gap

After taking over as head of skills specialist Semta, North East-born Ann Watson explains how employers and educators are joining forces to improve the quality of teaching and training in Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects - essential to engineering and the future of the UK economy

Angus Long of Embryonyx with the Happylegs walking machine

Embryonyx doubles in size as sales of Happylegs invention take off

A healthcare firm is looking to expand into overseas markets with its revolutionary Happylegs product

Fastflow CEO and owner, Neil Armstrong

Big grid deal for Washington-based Fastflow Energy Services

Since launching two years ago Washington-based Fastflow Energy Services has created jobs for 100 people

Sara Davies of Crafter's Companion

Trio of award nominations for County Durham Crafter's Companion founder

Sara Davies will hopefully add to her trophy cabinet this year after getting a cluth of award nominations

New Centre for Life Trustee Roy Sandbach

Conference will highlight North East's reputation for innovation

North East LEP says the region is leading the way in many of the businesses of tomorrow

A CGI of the student accommodation set to be constructed on Westgate Road

Newcastle City Centre student accommodation plan gets the green light

Loathed derelict building Westgate House is finally going to vanish from Newcastle's cityscape and be replaced with student accommodation

Videos & Photos

Ally Hunter Blair of Channel 4's First Time Farmers is among those involved in the NFU's latest video

Video highlights farmers' work to protect the environment

Last night's Dynamite Awards celebrated innovation in the North East's growing technology sector

Dynamo awards recognise best IT and technology firms in the North East

Newcastle's Dance City

19 pictures of the best new buildings on Tyneside

 

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