North East England Map
Universities, Centre's for Excellance, Clusters and Innovation Connectors
The map below displays North East England’s universities and the wealth of key organisations that help drive innovation and deliver support to our businesses.
Ultra Low Carbon Vehicles
Nissan is building a £200 million European battery plant in Sunderland. The North East will have the UK’s first comprehensive infrastructure of electric vehicle...
New & Renewable Energy
Advanced technologies in wind and solar power generation have been created. Biofuels and biomass are rapidly expanding, and innovations in fuel cells...
Huge offshore wind farms planned for the North Sea have placed North East England in an ideal position to manufacture large numbers of turbines for these farms.
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Driving this sector are pharmaceuticals, world beating stem cells and genetic research, drug discovery and protein diagnostic techniques...
The digital games industry, with Digital City as a focus, is a driving force in the creative field, while Sage has a commanding position in software development.
Chemicals and Process Industries
The North East has major base chemicals & petrochemical complexes, alongside fine & speciality chemicals & pharmaceuticals. Biotechnology...
Engineering and Production
Automotive manufacturing dominates this sector – Nissan in cars, and Komatsu and Caterpillar in heavy earth-moving vehicles. Defence, aerospace and marine...
Oil & Gas
World leading subsea technologies have been developed to extract deeper oil and gas reserves, the North East has major pipeline terminals, processing...
North East England is leading the way with a technology that allows electronic circuits to be made using specially developed semi-conductive materials.
Exciting developments are taking place in printed electronics, with PETEC, the national centre for this future industry, located in the North East. Nanotechnology...
Knowledge intensive business services in areas such as finance, legal services, human resources, management consultancy and marketing are expanding...
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