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VentureFest Tees Valley Hacks

Because VentureFest Tees Valley is such a busy day with many elements, we’ve created 8 hacks to make sure you make the most of your day. Be sure to take a look and see what you can do ahead of the 22nd May to maximise your time there.   Bring business cards. We know… it […]

Land speed record engineer to speak at VentureFest Tees Valley

An aeronautical engineer behind The Bloodhound Project’s land-speed record attempt, will head to Teesside later this month to address crowds at VentureFest Tees Valley, the region’s innovation conference, (Tuesday 22 May). Mark Chapman, Engineering Director for The Bloodhound Project will speak to delegates about the importance of STEM subjects for driving jobs and skills, not […]

Teesside businesses take centre-stage to showcase innovative new products

Businesses from every corner of Teesside have responded to the call out for transformative ideas to be showcased as part of the region’s innovation conference. Darlington-based CRESS Systems, whose innovative engineering expertise is enabling shipping container ports to reduce their environmental impact and save money, is one of eight businesses to take centre-stage as part […]

6 reasons to attend VentureFest Tees Valley

You’ve probably seen that VentureFest Tees Valley is back for its second year on Tuesday 22nd May at Wynyard Hall. Set to be even bigger and better than last year, here are 6 handy bitesize reasons as to why you should attend VentureFest Tees Valley 2018: 1. Make new connections. You’ll have the opportunity to […]

Speaker line-up announced for VentureFest Tees Valley

  Bringing together business leaders with funding and innovation experts, VentureFest Tees Valley has today (Thursday 19 April) announced the first speakers set to address crowds at the one-day conference. The head of pioneering life-sciences firm Epigem, Tim Ryan, will take to the stage alongside one of the manufacturing industry’s leading figures. Voted Teesside’s most […]

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 […]