The latest news, case studies and blogs from Sunderland Software City and the region’s tech community.

Launch Event: North East Social Tech Fund

Digital Catapult NETV is delighted to be launching the inaugural North East Social Tech Fund - a pilot programme designed to help charities and social enterprises explore the benefits of emerging technologies. The North East Social Tech Fund will provide small Innovation Grants to successful organisations, alongside dedicated support from

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One Region, One Sector, One Statement

For the first time, the leading organisations which represent and support the sector have partnered to create One Region, One Sector, One Statement. The North East is home to a Creative Digital and Tech sector which is truly thriving. One of the most productive and fastest-developing in the UK, the

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Comment on Business Live article (3/7/19)

Today (Wed 3rd July 2019) an article has been published on Business Live that implies that our Chief Executive, David Dunn, has criticised Tech Nation during a meeting at 10 Downing Street. We feel that the article takes the report it references out of context and would like to clarify

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Introducing Business Challenges 2.0

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At Digital Catapult NETV we’ve spent almost 5 years supporting businesses in the North East with the adoption and proliferation of emerging technologies. Our experience of bringing together large corporates and SMEs has led to us developing a new framework for corporate innovation. Corporate Innovation – the process by which

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Go Reboot: Gateshead

Here at Sunderland Software City, we have joined forces with Gateshead Council and PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre, to bring Go Reboot to Gateshead residents. Showcasing some the regions most advanced and exciting tech businesses, the Go Reboot Expo offers a great opportunity for local people to come along and

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Venator Lauches North East Bright Ideas Fund

Teesside based global manufacturing company Venator has launched a £10,000 Bright Ideas Fund to inspire innovation and stimulate learning in STEM subjects across the North East region. The Bright Ideas Fund will give 40 grants of £250 to groups and organisations that encourage innovative ideas within science, engineering, technology and

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North East Manufacturer selected for £230k industry-first digital pilot

Dyer Engineering, based in Stanley, County Durham, has been selected to take part in a national, industry-first £230,000 project to prove the potential of networks technologies within manufacturing, led by Digital Catapult. The Connected Factory Demonstrator will see Dyer Engineering join Digital Catapult and a second manufacturer – Wiggin Specialist

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The Power of Networking with Jeni Banks & Service Network

Service Network has joined forces with networking strategist and industry expert, Jeni Banks to deliver a morning of effective networking training for North East professionals. Large and small enterprises are invited along to the talk, which will see Jeni illustrate the importance of not only networking, but networking effectively. Jeni,

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