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GRN Case Study

Innovation Showcase 2017 Case Study Teesside-based business Grn was in last year’s Innovation Showcase at VentureFest Tees Valley, we caught up with them 6 months later to find out how the Innovation Showcase and the connections made at the event helped them grow their business. We caught up with Peter Lillie, Commercial Director/Partner of Teesside-based […]

VentureFest Tees Valley Returns for 2018

VentureFest Tees Valley is set to bring together the great and the good of Tees Valley’s business community once again to celebrate the wealth of innovation in the area. Returning for its third year, VentureFest Tees Valley will take place on Tuesday 22nd May at Wynyard Hall. The event highlights the innovative work being undertaken […]

We’re looking for a Communications Manager to join our team!

Communications Manager Based in Sunderland and working in the North East of England Full time, permanent contract £35,000 per year plus pension   Innovate NE is the not-for-profit company that delivers the high profile Innovation SuperNetwork, VentureFest, FinanceCamp and Innovation Challenge programmes in North East England. Bringing together over 50 partner organisations, ranging from national […]

First VentureFest Tees Valley hailed a huge success

Tees Valley’s first edition of the national innovation event VentureFest has been hailed a huge success.   VentureFest Tees Valley threw open its doors today (Wednesday 13 September) at Wynyard Hall, welcoming hundreds of local businesses, entrepreneurs, innovators, investors and experts for a day dedicated to further strengthening the regional economy through innovation.   Practical […]

Countdown begins to major innovation event

It’s now just a few days to go until VentureFest Tees Valley throws open its doors at Wynyard Hall. Have you booked your place? Join us on Wednesday, 13 September at Wynyard Hall for a day dedicated to exploring how innovation can help your business to remain relevant, competitive and profitable. Programme now live! Packed […]

First speakers announced for VentureFest Tees Valley

A pioneering Formula One engineer and a celebrated cardiac surgeon are among a line-up of experts who will reveal how Tees Valley businesses can benefit from ideas generated in some surprising places. Organisers of the area’s innovation conference VentureFest Tees Valley have announced the first of their speakers for the event which takes place on […]

Finance Manager position available for someone brilliant …

Finance Manager Based in Sunderland Full time or part time, permanent contract £42,000 to £45,000 pro rata per year plus pension   The Innovation SuperNetwork is a unique regional programme, helping to cultivate a stronger innovation eco-system in the North East of England and support innovative businesses. The programme works through a partnership of around […]

Search launched for the most innovative Tees Valley businesses

Businesses in the Tees Valley have a free chance to take centre stage at a major new event designed to celebrate and promote innovation in the area. Organisers of the first VentureFest Tees Valley have launched a search with innovation experts RTC North to uncover the latest products, services and other big ideas of the area’s businesses. Dare to do things differently?  […]

Tees Valley to join UK network of events

Tees Valley is to move onto the national innovation stage after securing a place in the Venturefest calendar of UK events, it was announced today (13 June 2017). The move has come following last year’s successful trial event, Innovate Tees Valley Festival, which attracted 260 delegates to the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough, and showcased the wealth […]