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Find all of the latest science, technology and engineering news below including all updates from the North East Technology Park (NETPark), success stories for NETPark's tenant companies and market breakthroughs in new research in areas such as printable electronics, photonics, microelectronics and nanotechnology. 

The UK’s pharmaceutical and fine chemical industry is accelerating development of a new generation of manufacturing processes thanks to a new £56 million medicines manufacturing innovation facility.

New medicines manufacturing centre to strengthen innovation in UK pharma industry

Monday, 18 June 2018
The UK’s pharmaceutical and fine chemical industry is accelerating development of a new generation of manufacturing...
Theresa May Announces £2.5 Billion British Patient Capital Fund to Invest in Innovative UK Firms

Theresa May Announces £2.5 Billion British Patient Capital Fund to Invest in Innovative UK Firms

Thursday, 14 June 2018
The £2.5 billion British Patient Capital Programme has been launched to enable long-term investment in innovative...
CPI develops new technique for high-quality surfactant manufacturing

CPI develops new technique for high-quality surfactant manufacturing

Wednesday, 13 June 2018
  The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), the UK’s technology innovation provider for process manufacturing,...
FinanceCamp opens the door to North East Fund for growing businesses and entrepreneurs

FinanceCamp opens the door to North East Fund for growing businesses and entrepreneurs

Tuesday, 12 June 2018
Businesses seeking information and access to the recently announced £120m North East Fund will have the chance to...
The graphene/aerogel composite used to create the GC Shield (Image: Unknown)

Durham firm develops bulletproof armour for kids to prevent school shootings

Monday, 11 June 2018
A NETPark based firm has raised more than £100,000 through crowdfunding to develop bulletproof armour for school...
Professor Stuart Corbridge

Durham University climbs in world university rankings

Wednesday, 06 June 2018
  Durham University has climbed to 74th in the world in the latest global university rankings published today. The...
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Did You Know?

  • Catapulting technologies to market +

    NETPark is the only science park in the UK with two Catapults: High Value Manufacturing and Satellite Applications
  • Reinnervate in space... +

    Reinnervate’s cell scaffold technology was carried to the International Space Station in April 2015 for bone density experiments
  • The Number 55 +

    NETPark is number 55 on the list of 100 reasons why it’s great up north
  • Kromek, a home-grown plc +

    Kromek, a company at NETPark, started with 2 employees, now employs 60, is a plc and is building the largest radiation sensor network in the United States
  • PolyPhotonix and the Sleep Mask +

    PolyPhotonix has developed a Sleep Mask to treat diabetic retinopathy which will save the NHS £1BN a year
  • The North East workforce +

    Companies developing products from physics-based science employ over 43,000 people in the North East
  • Starring in Stargazing Live +

    Durham University's Centre for Advanced Instrumentation at NETPark built instruments for the South African Large Telescope and the James Webb Space Telescope, both of which "starred" in BBC's Stargazing Live
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